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

Knox County Community Foundation Announces 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient

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(Vincennes, Indiana) The Knox County Community Foundation has announced that Phoebe Worstell is the recipient of the 2021 Knox County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. This scholarship provides the recipient with otherwise unreimbursed full-tuition, required fees, and a special allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and required equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private nonprofit college or university, […]
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Knox Community Foundation Awards Grants To Local Food Pantries

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(Vincennes, Indiana)  The Knox County Community Foundation is distributing $3,500 in grants to seven local organizations through their 2020 Holiday Food Pantry grants program. Grants were offered to 501(c)3 organizations located in Knox County, offering a food pantry program to Knox County residents. All eligible organizations that applied were awarded a grant. “This was a […]
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Knox County Community Foundation Community Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

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(Knox County, Indiana)  Donors to the Knox County Community Foundation are making scholarship awards available again this year, through the Foundation’s Community Scholarship Program. “Many donors have honored their loved ones, high schools, or professions by endowing scholarship opportunities through the Foundation,” says Lauren Osmon, the Foundation’s Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact. “We […]
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