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

Community Foundation Awards Scholarships Totaling $22,300

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(Vincennes, Indiana) The Knox County Community Foundation announces the distribution of community scholarships totaling $22,300. This year, funds established by generous donors, provided the scholarships to area students. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the regularly scheduled scholarship breakfast for fund founders and recipients was cancelled. In addition to announcing the recipients, the Regional Director of […]
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Knox County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Offered To First Alternate

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(Vincennes, Indiana) In December, the Knox County Community Foundation announced the recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Knox County 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Today, following South Knox senior Mykayla Couchenour’s declination of the award, Mary Franklin, who in December was named the first alternate for the award, was offered the full tuition […]
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Community Foundation Alliance Making Up To $1 Million In Emergency Funding Available To Regional Nonprofits

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The Community Foundation Alliance announced today that it is making up to $1 million in emergency funding available to southwestern Indiana nonprofit organizations at the forefront of helping local communities impacted by COVID-19. The funding will support a variety of response activities throughout the Alliance service region, comprised of 9 affiliate Community Foundations in Daviess, […]
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