Felix E. Martin Jr. Foundation for Muhlenberg County
The Felix E. Martin Jr. Foundation, a supporting organization of the Community Foundation of Louisville, is committed to empowering the residents of Muhlenberg County as they build on the strengths of the community, shaping the best possible place to live, work and raise a family. In order to live this mission, the Foundation actively seeks projects and partnerships which will support transformative ideas that build a more vibrant community and expand opportunities for all who live in Muhlenberg County. With this in mind, strategic focus areas of the Foundation include economic development, quality education and training, community development and quality of place, community engagement and collaboration, as well as health and human services.
The Foundation seeks to enrich the lives of the citizens of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky by providing support to qualified organizations to meet educational, civic and cultural needs of the County – both today and for generations to come. It was established in 2008 by a trust created by Felix E. Martin Jr. (1927-2007), a native and long-time resident of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, and is a supporting organization of the Community Foundation of Louisville.
Since its establishment, The Felix E. Martin Jr. Foundation has focused its charitable work on investments in quality of life in Muhlenberg County, working towards long-term solutions and community development. Working with the guidance of local leaders who assist in identifying key areas of need and priorities, the Foundation distributes approximately $2 million each year to benefit Muhlenberg County, supporting programs where work over the long term can create change in underlying conditions.
For more information on the Foundation’s programs, please visit the Felix E. Martin Jr. Foundation website.