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 Awards 10 Scholarships Totaling $13,950

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Vincennes, Indiana—On Wednesday, May 8, the Knox County Community Foundation announced 10 recipients of scholarships totaling $13,950 during their annual scholarship breakfast. Held at Vincennes University and sponsored by First Vincennes Savings Bank, the event celebrated the benefit of scholarship funds held by the Community Foundation. This year, 9 funds, established by generous donors, provided […]
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Foundation Announces Annual Community Good Grant Cycle

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Knox County, Indiana—The Knox County Community Foundation is now accepting online applications for their Community Good Grants Program. The deadline to submit applications is June 20, 2019. The Foundation awards Community Good grants to charitable partners located in or directly serving Knox County. Funding opportunities are available to support a broad range of local needs. […]
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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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