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 Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

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This year, generous donors to the Knox County Community Foundation are making $10,950 in 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 Mary Smith, Regional Director. “We administer separate scholarship funds established by individuals, […]
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Foundation Focuses Grant on Community-Wide Problem

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The Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope Program has been awarded a $40,000 TLC (Target Lasting Change) grant from the Knox County Community Foundation. Recipient TLC projects must strategically address a pressing community need and aim to make a significant and sustained, positive impact among the population being served and/or the broader community. The Pathway of […]
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Knox County Community Foundation Announces Details for the 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program

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The Knox County Community Foundation is now accepting applications online for the 2017 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 2017. Details related to conditions of the award, eligibility and selection criteria are available on the […]
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