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

2019 Women’s Fund Grant Recipient Announced

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Washington, Indiana—  The evening of Wednesday, May 8, donors to the Daviess County Community Foundation’s Women’s Fund gathered at the Community Foundation’s office on Main Street in Washington to select the fund’s seventeenth grant recipient. Veale Creek Theatre was selected as this year’s recipient of $10,000 for their project, which will provide funding for needed […]
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Community Foundation Awards 44 Scholarships Totaling $62,550

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Washington, Indiana—On Monday evening, April 22, the Daviess County Community Foundation announced recipients of scholarships totaling $62,550 during their annual scholarship reception. Held at the Eastside Park Community Building and sponsored by Old National Bank, the event celebrated the benefit of scholarship funds held by the Community Foundation. This year, 18 funds, established by generous […]
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Foundation Awards $22,500 Grant To Washington Carnegie Library

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Daviess County, Indiana−Daviess County Community Foundation has awarded a $22,500 grant to the Washington Carnegie Library to support the continuation of the facility’s out-of-school STEM program. STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math. There is no charge for students to participate in the program which serves children in grades K through 12. The […]
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