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 Announces Giving Tuesday Matching Gift Program

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(Vincennes, Indiana)  The Knox County Community Foundation will again host a Giving Tuesday event on Tuesday, December 3rd, focused on building permanent endowment for charitable organizations serving Knox County. This year, $40,000 is available to match gifts dollar for dollar for these funds. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events […]
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Foundation Awards $62,003 In Grants To Knox County Charitable Organizations

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(September 25, 2019)  At today’s Knox County Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting, the Knox County Community Foundation took the stage to present $62,003 in grant awards to 16 charitable organizations serving Knox County. The grants, made possible by donors to the Foundation’s Community Good, or unrestricted, endowment funds, will fund charitable projects and programs serving Knox […]
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Foundation Announces Details for the 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program

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Knox County, Indiana—The Knox County Community Foundation is now accepting applications online for the 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. The scholarship is open to Indiana high school students who will be graduating from an accredited Indiana high school by June 2020. Details related to conditions of the award, eligibility and selection criteria are available […]
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