Caroline Schrenker Named Director of Operations at Porter County Community Foundation

Caroline Schrenker has been named Director of Operations for Porter County Community Foundation (PCCF).

As Director of Operations for PCCF, Schrenker will be responsible for facility operations, grant/scholarship leadership and the donor experience. This essential member of the PCCF team plays an integral role in the philanthropic and outreach efforts by serving as a key link across the foundation’s grant and scholarship focus areas and administrative functions.

“We are so pleased to have Caroline join our team. Her extensive expertise and experience on the local and regional level will be an excellent fit for our mission to help individuals and organizations make a lasting difference in Porter County,” Bill Higbie, CEO and President of PCCF said.

Schrenker most recently served as Executive Director of Advancement Operations at Valparaiso University where she provided leadership, strategic direction and management for advancement operations, including donor relations, gift processing and research and prospect management. She has further leadership experience in higher education with Indiana University Northwest as well as experience with the Chicago Bears Football Club where she served nearly three decades in community outreach and continues to serve on the board of directors for their charitable arm. Schrenker earned a bachelor’s degree from Lake Forest College and her MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

The PCCF collaborates with community members to support their favorite causes by creating and managing permanent endowment funds that make it possible for generosity to last forever. Since 1996, PCCF has awarded over $37 million in grants and scholarships to organizations and students in our community. To learn more about how you can make a lasting difference for your favorite causes, contact the PCCF at 219-465-0294.

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