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 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient

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December 11, 2017 – Vincennes, Indiana One Knox County student has been named the recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Knox County 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Nate Kaffenberger will receive a full tuition scholarship to the Indiana college of his choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment. Nate […]
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#GivingTuesday Event Matches Charitable Dollars

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Giving Tuesday has finally arrived, kicking off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Giving Tuesday has become a global movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy. TODAY ONLY on #GivingTuesday, November 28, the Knox County Community Foundation is hosting a special online event focused on building permanent endowment funds for […]
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Community Foundation to Host Giving Tuesday Event

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Giving Tuesday was founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation. Together, they launched a global movement that has engaged over 30,000 organizations worldwide. Giving Tuesday connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. Celebrated […]
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