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.

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

Family Creates Fund to Feed Perry County’s Hungry – Fund is 100th Fund Created at the Foundation

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The Perry County Community Foundation is proud to announce the formation of their 100th Fund! The fund, created by Gregg, Ronica, and Virginia Jarboe, is named Hands of a Carpenter. The fund is created in memory of Paul James Jarboe, the father and father-in-law of Gregg and Ronica, and the husband of Virginia. “Dad always […]
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PCCF’s Trivia Night Successful in Helping Other Community Organizations

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Sixteen teams competed in Perry County Community Foundation’s Sixth Annual Trivia Night that took place Saturday, January 30 at the Schergens Center. The annual fundraiser allows trivia teams to compete for a chance to grant back to their favorite charities. The proceeds of Trivia Night go into the Friends of Perry County Fund, which grants […]
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Perry County Community Foundation Celebrates Donors who Have Used Foundation to Provide More than $2.25 Million to the Community

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  The Perry County Community Foundation recently awarded community grants and celebrated other gifts provided to the community during the year at their 2016 Grant Luncheon held Thursday (January 7) at the EUCC in Tell City. Advisory board vice president and grants committee member Ray James announced that the Foundation now has 99 different funds […]
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