Knox Community Good Grant Program Now Inviting Funding Requests

Vincennes, Indiana – The Knox County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for their 2018 Community Good grant cycle. Applications must be completed online via the Foundation’s website at CommunityFoundationAlliance.org/Knox and submitted by midnight on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

Only charitable entities qualified as 501(c)(3) or 509(a) organizations and from governmental agencies and other organizations not classified as 501(c)(3) public charities when the project or activity has a charitable purpose are eligible to apply. All organizations submitting grant proposals will be notified of the outcome on or before September 26, 2018. Funding requests are welcomed for charitable projects and activities that address needs and opportunities in the community, in the areas of health, human services, arts and culture, education, community development, and others that would improve quality of life in Knox County.

The Foundation awards Community Good grants to charitable partners located in or directly serving Knox County. Grant applications are reviewed by a volunteer selection committee that makes recommendations to the local advisory board, and final approval is made by the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation Alliance, Inc. Agencies and projects not eligible for funding include religious organizations for religious purposes and political parties or campaigns.

Questions should be directed to the Foundation office at (812) 886-0093. Established in 1996, the Knox County Community Foundation is a charitable resource devoted to the local community. A partner of the Community Foundation Alliance with oversight by a local Advisory Board, the Foundation is made up of a collection of over 130 funds, established by caring people who give back to causes and organizations in the community. Gifts to the Foundation leave a permanent legacy through the power of endowment, where earnings are used to make grants and scholarships that benefit the community for generations to come. The Knox County Community Foundation helps people make a difference where it matters, invest in the future of the community they love, and create greater good together.

The Foundation’s office is located in at 20 N Third Street, Suite 301 in Vincennes.