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

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 via the Community Foundation’s website. For more information and to begin the online application process, please visit the Women’s Fund Grants Program page. In addition to the online application, applicants should be prepared to make an oral presentation about their proposal if they are selected as a finalist. Finalist presentations will be made to Women’s Fund donors at a meeting on May 9, after which the grant recipient will be selected.

The types of charitable activities that may be supported through this grant program include arts and culture, community development, education, health, human services, environment, recreation, and youth development projects and programs.

The Foundation welcomes funding requests from non-profit organizations that are tax-exempt under sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and from governmental agencies. Funding requests from other non-profit organizations to carry out charitable projects or activities may also be accepted.

Agencies and projects not eligible for funding include religious organizations for religious purposes, political parties or campaigns, endowment creation or debt reduction, operating costs not directly related to the proposed project or program, capital campaigns, annual appeals or membership contributions, and travel requests for groups or individuals such as bands, sports teams, or school classes.

Additional questions should be directed to the Daviess County Community Foundation office by calling 812-254-9354 or emailing