Spencer 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 Spencer County today and for generations to come.  Keep up with Foundation announcements and opportunities by signing up here.

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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spencer 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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spencer 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

Foundation Announces Details for the 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program

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Spencer County, Indiana—The Spencer County Community Foundation is now accepting applications online for the 2020 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 2020. Details related to conditions of the award, eligibility and selection criteria are available […]
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Foundation Announces Women’s Fund Grant Opportunity

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Spencer County, Indiana  The Spencer County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for charitable projects or activities in Spencer County. The Women’s Fund held at the Spencer County Community Foundation is providing funding for a single grant of up to $5,000 and invites charitable organizations to describe how their organization would use the award.  Applications are being accepted through […]
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2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient Announced

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Spencer County, Indiana  The Spencer County Community Foundation has announced that Skylar Niles of Chrisney is the recipient of the 2019 Spencer County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. 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. Skylar is the son of Bonita Spencer and Brian Niles. He is a senior at South Spencer High School and plans to […]
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