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 Awards Over $20,000 In Scholarships

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The Knox County Community Foundation announces the distribution of community scholarships totaling $20,100. This year, funds established by generous donors, provided the scholarships to 13 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 Community […]
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Knox County Community Foundation Announces Target Lasting Change (TLC) Grants Initiative

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The Knox County Community Foundation is now accepting Letters of Inquiry (LOI) for its Target Lasting Change (TLC) grants initiative. Proposed projects must strategically address the pressing community need of Increased Economic Opportunity and aim to make a significant and sustained, positive impact among the population being served, and/or the broader community. The deadline to […]
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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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