SCHS Endowment Funds

The Starke County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Northern Indiana Community Foundation, holds two endowment funds that benefit the Starke County Historical Society. The Starke County Historical Society, Inc. Endowment Fund provides general support for the Historical Society while the Governor H.F. Schricker Historical Fund provides support to the Historical Society for the maintenance and expansion of the Schricker house. 

In order to give easily online, visit and click “Donate.” Select the name of the fund under “Designate Your Gift.” Alternatively, mail and make checks out to NICF, PO Box 807, Rochester, IN 46975, and note the name of the fund in the memo.  

Members can continue to support the Historical Society’s mission posthumously through planned giving.  For additional details, reach out to SCCF Director of Development Jacque Ryan by calling 574-772-3665 or emailing