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 Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

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Vanderburgh County, Indiana  This year, donors to the Vanderburgh Community Foundation are 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 Sidney Hardgrave, the Foundation’s Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact. “We […]
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Women’s Fund of Vanderburgh Announces $90,000 In Grant Awards

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Vanderburgh County, Indiana—At their annual meeting on November 7, donors to the Women’s Fund of the Vanderburgh Community Foundation gathered at the Holiday Inn Airport to select the 2018 recipients of two $35,000 grants. The Women’s Fund was established in 2007, when a group of area women came together with the goal of improving the […]
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Vanderburgh Men’s Fund Awards $37,000 in Grants

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Vanderburgh County, Indiana, October 25 2018—At their annual meeting on October 25, donors to the Men’s Fund of the Vanderburgh Community Foundation gathered at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History, & Science to select the 2018 Vanderburgh County Impact Grants. The nearly 80-member group of donors voted to award this year’s finalists a total of […]
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