Community Foundation Announces Giving Tuesday Matching Gift Program

(Daviess County, Indiana)  The Daviess County Community Foundation will again host a Giving Tuesday event on Tuesday, December 3rd, focused on building permanent endowment for charitable organizations serving Daviess County. This year, $25,000 is available to match gifts dollar for dollar for these funds.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Any gift received on Giving Tuesday (Tuesday, December 3, 2019) from individuals and groups to add to or to establish a new designated or agency fund will be matched dollar for dollar. Gifts may be made online at or from 8:30 am to 4 pm at Foundation office, 320 E. Main Street in Washington.

A $5,000 gift is all that’s needed to establish a new fund. Those interested in establishing a new fund on Giving Tuesday should contact the Foundation in advance at 812.254.9354.

Local organizations that benefit from endowed funds held by the Foundation include:

  1. Agriinstitute of Daviess County
  2. Barr-Reeve Scholarship Foundation
  3. Barr-Reeve High School Scholarship Program
  4. Camp Illiana
  5. Catholic Education Endowment
  6. Christ United Methodist Church Youth Programs
  7. Compassionate Friends Memorial at Eastside Park
  8. Daviess Community Hospital Foundation
  9. Daviess County Community Foundation
  10. Daviess County Family YMCA
  11. Daviess County Historical Society Museum
  12. Daviess County Right to Life
  13. Elnora/Elmore Township Volunteer Fire Department
  14. Future Farmers of America – North Daviess Schools
  15. First Baptist Church Youth Programs
  16. First Christian Church, Odon – Youth Programs
  17. Four Rivers Rehabilitation Resources
  18. Friends for Animals Daviess County
  19. Habitat for Humanity Daviess County
  20. Ketcham Memorial Center
  21. Leadership Daviess County Program
  22. Lena Dunn 1st Grade Education
  23. North Daviess Schools Scholarship Program
  24. Old Union Cemetery Association – Alfordsville
  25. Parkview Village Christian Care
  26. Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church – Plainville
  27. Pregnancy Care Center
  28. Psi Iota Xi Sorority-Washington (Charitable Work)
  29. Red Cross Services in Daviess County
  30. Retired Senior Volunteer Program-Daviess Co.
  31. Southwest Indiana Power House
  32. St John Cemetery Association (Loogootee)
  33. St Martin and St Rose Cemeteries (Loogootee)
  34. United Way of Daviess County
  35. Veale Creek Players
  36. Washington Carnegie Public Library
  37. Washington Catholic Schools
  38. Washington Community Schools Foundation
  39. Washington Community Schools Foundation Athletic Department
  40. Washington Community Schools Foundation College Scholarship
  41. Washington Little League
  42. Washington Parks and Recreation
  43. Washington Soccer Federation
  44. Whitfield Men’s Club Scholarship Program