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

Women’s Fund of Vanderburgh County Announces Grant Program Finalists

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Vanderburgh County—The Women’s Fund of Vanderburgh County has announced the 6 finalist organizations in the running for a total of $70,000 of funding between 2 competitive grants categories. The Women’s Fund was established in 2007 when a group of area women came together with the goal of improving the quality of life in Vanderburgh County […]
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Foundation Awards $28,557 to 4 Charitable Partners

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Vanderburgh County, Indiana—September 26, 2018 The Vanderburgh Community Foundation has announced their 4th quarter grant awards, totaling $28,557 for 4 projects serving Vanderburgh County. The grants were made from the Friends of Vanderburgh County Fund and the James A. McCarty Fund for the Arts. All the grants were made possible by people and organizations establishing and […]
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Foundation Announces Details for 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program

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(Vanderburgh County, Indiana) The Vanderburgh Community Foundation is now accepting applications online for the 2019 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 2019. Details related to conditions of the award, eligibility and selection criteria are available […]
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