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 Good Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted

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Vincennes, Indiana / May 12, 2017— Knox County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for their 2017 Community Good grant cycle. The Foundation awards Community Good grants to charitable partners located in or directly serving Knox County. Grants are normally given as one-time support of a project but may be considered for additional support or […]
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$13,250 Awarded from 2017 Community Foundation Scholarship Funds

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May 9, 2017 / Vincennes, Indiana—Today, the Knox County Community Foundation announced recipients of scholarship awards during their annual scholarship breakfast. Scholarships totaling $13,250 were awarded from 9 funds established by generous donors. Held in the Fort Sackville Room in the Student Union Building at Vincennes University and sponsored by First Vincennes Savings Bank, the event celebrated the […]
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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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