Daviess County Community Foundation

The Community Foundation is a charitable resource devoted to our local community. We help people make meaningful gifts that improve life in Daviess County today and for generations to come.

The Community Foundation can help you…

Make a difference where it matters
Invest in the future of the community you love
Create greater good together

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daviess Grant Programs


It is our belief that community is more than geographic locale; we believe that it is an idea that exists in the minds of people sharing common goals and concerns. Based on that belief, our grantmaking seeks to develop a shared vision of building a sense of community.

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daviess Scholarships


The Foundation administers separate scholarship funds established by individuals, families, corporations, and organizations to assist local students in pursuit of advanced education.

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News & Events

Daviess County Community Foundation Announces Details for the 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program

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The Daviess County Community Foundation is now accepting applications online for the 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. The scholarship is open to Indiana high school students who will be graduating from an accredited Indiana high school by June 2017. Details related to conditions of the award, eligibility and selection criteria are available on the […]
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$4,200 Awarded from Community Foundation for Local Youth Projects

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Members of the Daviess County Community Foundation Youth Council recently presented $4,200 in grant awards to five local organizations for projects serving youth in Daviess County. “The efforts of our youth to select the organizations to receive these grant awards were outstanding,” says Alex Knepp, president of the Foundation’s Advisory Board who also serves as […]
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Washington, Indiana  June 13, 2016  Daviess County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for their 2016 Community Good grant cycle. “This year, our Community Good grant cycle has a different focus,” says Mary Smith, Foundation Director. “The Foundation will provide general support grants, which include grants for operations, programming, and capital projects, of up to […]
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