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

2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient Announced

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Knox County, Indiana  The Knox County Community Foundation has announced that Grace Waggoner is the recipient of the 2019 Knox County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship(s). The scholarship provides full-tuition, required fees, and an annual stipend of up to $900 for required books and equipment for four years of full-time undergraduate study leading to a baccalaureate degree. Grace is the daughter of Charles and Kristi Waggoner of Vincennes. She is a senior at Rivet High School and plans to study business […]
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Community Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

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Knox County, Indiana  This year, donors to the Knox County Community Foundation are again making scholarship awards available through the Foundation’s Community Scholarship Program. “Many foundation donors have honored their loved ones, high schools, or professions by endowing scholarship opportunities through the Foundation,” says Lauren Osmon, the Foundation’s Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact. […]
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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 27, the Knox County Community Foundation is hosting a special online event focused on building permanent endowment funds for […]
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