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

2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar Announced

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December 14, 2016 Washington, Indiana – One Daviess County student has been named the recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Daviess County 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Mary O. Barnard will receive a full tuition scholarship to the Indiana college of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment. Mary […]
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Community Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

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This year, generous donors to the Daviess County Community Foundation are making over $35,000 in scholarship awards available through the Foundation’s Community Scholarship Program. “Many foundation donors have honored their loved ones, high schools, or professions by endowing scholarship opportunities through the Foundation,” says Mary Smith, Regional Director. “We administer separate scholarship funds established by […]
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13 Charitable Partners Receive Over $64,000 From Foundation

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Washington, Indiana. November 11, 2016 Daviess County Community Foundation has announced grant awards totaling $64,050 for 13 projects of 13 organizations serving Daviess County. The grants were based on the Foundation’s funding priorities of arts and culture, community development, education, health, human services, and other civic endeavors, such as the environment, recreation, and youth development. […]
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