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

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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#GivingTuesday Match Multiplies Dollars for Charitable Partners

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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, and today only, on #GivingTuesday, November 29, the Daviess County Community Foundation is hosting a special online event focused on building permanent endowment funds […]
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