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 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient Named

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Vincennes, Indiana. One Knox County student has been named the recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Knox County Community Foundation 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Bridget Ashley Brocksmith will receive a full tuition scholarship to the Indiana College of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment. Bridget is […]
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Knox County Community Foundation Partners with Vincennes University for Kimmell Park Community Project

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VINCENNES, INDIANA (January 29, 2016) The Knox County Community Foundation is partnering with Vincennes University to help support the Kimmell Park Community Project, which seeks to revitalize and restore Vincennes’ 8.5 acre riverfront park and its adjoining 54 acres of woodlands. Vincennes University has established a designated non-permanent fund with the Community Foundation to support […]
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Knox County Community Foundation Announces Grant Awards

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Vincennes, Indiana. September 2, 2015.   Knox County Community Foundation has announced grant awards totaling $43,205 for 12 projects of 10 organizations serving Knox County. The grants were awarded through the Foundation’s Community Good grant cycle and based on funding priorities of arts and culture, community development, education, health, human services, and other civic endeavors, such […]
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