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

Funding Requests Now Being Accepted through the Women’s Fund of Daviess County

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Washington, Indiana – The Womens’ Fund of the Daviess County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for charitable projects or activities in Daviess County. The Women’s Fund is providing funding for a single grant of up to $10,000 to support a charitable project or program. Applications will be accepted through March 29. The grant application process is being conducted online […]
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Community Foundation Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient

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December 7, 2017 – Washington, Indiana One Daviess County student has been named the recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Daviess County 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Ashtin Wilson will receive a full tuition scholarship to the Indiana college of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment. Ashtin is […]
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#GivingTuesday Event Matches Charitable Dollars

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Giving Tuesday has finally arrived, kicking off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Giving Tuesday has become a global movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy. TODAY ONLY on #GivingTuesday, November 28, the Daviess County Community Foundation is hosting a special online event focused on building permanent endowment funds for […]
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