Community Foundation Announces Giving Tuesday Matching Gift Program

Knox County, Indiana, November, 2018—The Knox County Community Foundation will host a Giving Tuesday event focused on building permanent endowment funds for their charitable partners. Giving Tuesday is global day of giving, celebrated in the United States on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving which this year is November 27. It kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Organizations benefiting from permanent endowment funds held at the Foundation have been invited to join in the event. The Community Foundation is making $20,000 available to match new gifts to grow these endowment funds. Gifts on Giving Tuesday can make a double difference in growing permanent endowment funds for many local organizations.

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

  1. AgrIInstitute
  2. American Cancer Society
  3. ATTIC
  4. Camp Arthur
  5. Christian Educational Foundation of Vincennes
  6. Council of College and Military Educators Scholarship Program
  7. First Christain Church in Vincennes
  8. First United Methodist Church in Vincennes
  9. Gibault Boys School
  10. Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation
  11. Good Samaritan Hospital Hospice
  12. Grouseland Foundation
  13. KCARC
  14. Knox County 4-H Association
  15. Knox County Community Foundation
  16. Knox County Department of Parks and Recreation
  17. Knox County Humane Society
  18. Knox County Public Library
  19. Knox County Salvation Army
  20. Knox County Soil & Water Charitable Endeavors
  21. North Knox Scholarship Foundation
  22. Psi Iota Xi- Alpha Omicron Chapter
  23. Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Vincennes
  24. Sandborn Community Park
  25. Senior Citizens Center of the Vincennes YMCA
  26. South Knox Education Foundation
  27. St. James Episcopal Church in Vincennes
  28. St. Jude’s Research Hospital
  29. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Vincennes
  30. Upper Indiana Presbyterian Church
  31. Vincennes Community Food Pantry
  32. Vincennes Education Foundation
  33. Vincennes Lincoln High School Academic Society
  34. Vincennes Lincoln High School Choir Boosters
  35. Vincennes Rotary Foundation
  36. Vincennes University
  37. Vincennes University Community Series
  38. Vincennes University Foundation
  39. YMCA of Vincennes

For further information or assistance, contact Hannah Shields, Regional Director of Development, at (812) 886-0093 or email: