Knox 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 Knox 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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knox 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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knox 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

Foundation Focuses Grant on Community-wide Problem

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The Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope Program has been awarded a $40,000 TLC (Target Lasting Change) grant from the Knox County Community Foundation. The program lifts participants out of poverty and away from dependency on public assistance. According to Chris Hertel, President of the local Board, the TLC grant initiative is a fitting celebration for […]
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2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar Announced

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December 15, 2016 Vincennes, Indiana – One Knox County student has been named the recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Knox County 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Madison Lynn Franklin will receive a full tuition scholarship to the Indiana college of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment. The daughter of […]
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Community Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

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This year, generous donors to the Knox County Community Foundation are making $10,950 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 individuals, […]
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