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

Fall 2016 Deadline for 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

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WASHINGTON, IND. (May 6, 2016) – The 2017 Daviess County Lilly Endowment Community Scholar will be named early in December 2016. Previous scholarship recipients were identified in March of the year they graduated from high school. The change affects the program for all Indiana community foundations. “The 2017 Scholar will receive our community’s 36th Lilly […]
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Cherry Tree Plaza, LLC Establishes Community Fund

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Washington, Indiana  The Daviess County Community Foundation recently accepted a $10,000 gift from  the owners of the Cherry Tree Plaza, to establish a new Community Good or unrestricted endowment fund. “The beauty and strength of the new Cherry Tree Plaza Community Fund is the flexibility that the fund will provide in addressing a broad range […]
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2016 Community Foundation Scholarship Funds Award $61,900

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Washington, Indiana  Last night, the Daviess County Community Foundation announced recipients of a multitude of scholarship awards during their annual scholarship reception. Held at the Eastside Park Community Building in Washington and sponsored by Old National Bank, the event celebrated the benefit of scholarship funds established with the Foundation. This year, 16 funds established by […]
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