Perry 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 Perry County today and for generations to come.

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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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perry 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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perry 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

The Donna Fenn Literacy Fund Held By The Perry County Community Foundation Awards Grant

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(Perry County, Indiana) The Donna Fenn Literacy Fund, held by the Perry County Community Foundation, recently awarded a grant to the Tell City-Troy Township Schools for development of literacy skills programs for students at William Tell Elementary. The fund was established in memory of Donna Fenn by her husband, Doug; son Christian; sister and brother-in-law, […]
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Perry County Community Foundation Community Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

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(Tell City, Indiana)  This year, donors to the Perry County Community Foundation are once 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 Emily Alvey, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact. “We […]
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Perry County Community Foundation Announces 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient

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(Tell City, Indiana)  The Perry County Community Foundation has announced that Emma Severson is the 2021 recipient of the Perry County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. This scholarship provides the recipient with otherwise unreimbursed full-tuition, required fees, and a special allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and required equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private nonprofit college or […]
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