Foundation Awards Community Good Grants $120,266 to 15 Charitable Partners

Daviess County, Indiana October 2018—The Daviess County Community Foundation has announced their Community Good grant awards, totaling $120,266 for 15 projects of 15 organizations serving Daviess County.

All the grants were made possible by people and organizations establishing to and contributing to unrestricted and field of interest funds held by the Foundation.

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, the grants conclude the Foundation’s 2018 Community Good Grant Program.

The grants are:

$10,000 to Daviess County Partnership Inc. for the Stepping Forward program

$1,800 to Pace Community Action Agency for the SuperMENtor program

$18,000 to Cannelburg Fire Department for the In With the New, Out With the Worn Out project

$10,200 to Southwest Indiana PowerHouse for the PowerHouse Food Service program

$8,500 to the Daviess County Family YMCA for the Bouncing Our Youth to Good Health project

$20,000 to YouthFirst for the Youth First Social Work Program for Daviess County Schools

$6,375 to Junior Achievement of Southwestern Indiana for the Financial Literacy and Career Success for Daviess County Students with Junior Achievement program

$8,500 to Bethany Christian Church for the Backpack Food Program

$1,698 to Children’s Center for Dance Education for the Jack and the Bean Stalk Ballet

$1,000 to Friends for Animals, Inc. for the Spay/Neuter program

$11,493 to Pregnancy Care Center of Washington, Inc. for the Earn While You Learn Program and Essentials/Material Aid

$2,700 to Tri-State Food Bank for the Mobile Pantry Pilot Project for Daviess County

$5,000 to Veale Creek Theater for a Season Sponsorship

$10,000 to Washington Band Boosters Association for the Washington High School Band Uniform Purchase project

$5,000 to Daviess Community Hospital for the Oncology Unit Expansion

The funds making the grant awards possible are field of interest funds including the Daviess County Community Foundation Youth Council Endowed Fund, Smithville Charitable Foundation Youth of Daviess County Fund, and the Doris I. Potts Fund and the following unrestricted funds: Black Beauty Daviess County Community Fund, Boyd Grain Farms/Tom and Marsha Boyd Fund, the Callahan Family Fund, Cherry Tree Plaza Community Fund, Senator Homer and Irma Capehart Fund, Daviess County Memorial Fund, the Joan Daily Elliott Fund, The Dudenhoeffer Family Fund, Edward Jones and Co. Achievement Fund, First Federal Savings Bank of Washington Fund, Friends of Daviess County Fund, German American Bancorp Community Fund, the Jim and Kathy Havill Family Fund, Home Building Savings Bank FSB Unrestricted Fund, Jones and Sons Concrete Fund, Midwest Natural Gas Corporation Unrestricted Fund, Jay E. Myers Unrestricted Fund, Dr. Horace and Mary Norton Family Fund, Old National Fund for Daviess County, Perdue Farms Inc. Unrestricted Fund, Singleton Family Fund, Swartzentruber Family Fund, and the Joe and Gladys Traylor Fund.

For further information or assistance: Lauren Osmon, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact, (812) 254.9354 or