The LaGrange County Community Foundation welcomes nominations for the 2021 Heart of Gold award. The award recognizes individuals in LaGrange County who have made an extraordinary commitment to volunteerism and serving others. The individual will be chosen based on qualities that reflect their selfless acts of kindness, even in challenging situations, to help individuals and the community take advantage of opportunities and create positive change.


  • Click here to make an online nomination
  • Download a printable form here 
    • ​Drop the form off (or mail it) to 0045 N 250 W, LaGrange 
  • ​Pick up nomination forms at our office during regular business hours 

Nominations will not be accepted for family members, prior recipients, or for groups.   


Nominations for the 2021 award close Thursday, July 1, 2021. The Heart of Gold recipient will be announced at the Annual Celebration on August 31, 2021. All of the nominees, along with a family member and the individual that made the nomination, will be invited to attend the event. Each individual will be recognized for their positive influence in our community.

The Heart of Gold recipient will be given the opportunity to direct a $1,000 grant to a charity from an approved charitable organization list.


For questions, please contact us at 260.463.4363.