Vanderburgh Community Foundation

The Community Foundation is a charitable resource devoted to our local community. We help people make meaningful gifts that improve life in Vanderburgh 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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vanderburgh 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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vanderburgh 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 Alliance Making Up To $1 Million In Emergency Funding Available To Regional Nonprofits

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The Community Foundation Alliance announced today that it is making up to $1 million in emergency funding available to southwestern Indiana nonprofit organizations at the forefront of helping local communities impacted by COVID-19. The funding will support a variety of response activities throughout the Alliance service region, comprised of 9 affiliate Community Foundations in Daviess, […]
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City of Evansville Endowment Fund (CEEF) Awards $50,000 Grant to COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund of the Greater Evansville Region

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Evansville, Indiana– The City of Evansville Endowment Fund (CEEF) will award a $50,000 grant to the COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund of the Greater Evansville Region. The grant provides financial support for the new fund, which is being managed by the United Way of Southwestern Indiana. The CEEF is administered by the Community Foundation Alliance and […]
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Vanderburgh Community Foundation Announces The Allison Tenbarge Criminal Justice Scholarship

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(Vanderburgh County, Indiana)  The Vanderburgh Community Foundation is now accepting online applications for the first recipient of the Allison Tenbarge Criminal Justice Scholarship. The $500 scholarship is a new scholarship being administered by the Foundation. The deadline to submit applications is Tuesday, March 31, 2020.   The scholarship was created by the family of Allison […]
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