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

Click here to learn more about us.

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.

Learn More

vanderburgh Scholarships

The Foundation administers separate scholarship funds established by individuals, families, corporations, and organizations to assist local students in pursuit of advanced education.

Learn More

News & Events

Vanderburgh Community Foundation Announces Grant Oppportunity

Posted on
(Vanderburgh County, Indiana)  The Vanderburgh Community Foundation is now accepting online applications for their Community Good Grants Program. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, February 21, 2020. The Foundation awards Community Good grants to charitable partners located in or directly serving Vanderburgh County. Funding opportunities are available to support a broad range of local […]
Read More

Vanderburgh Community Foundation Announces 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients

Posted on
(Evansville, Indiana)  The Vanderburgh Community Foundation has announced Saisantosh Ponna, Ankush Dhawan, and Elizabeth Broshears are the recipients of the 2020 Vanderburgh County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships. The scholarships provide 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 from an accredited Indiana college or university. Saisantosh is the son of Veera Ponna and Sarita Gogula of […]
Read More

Women’s Fund Of Vanderburgh Announces $90,0000 In Grant Awards

Posted on
(Vanderburgh County, Indiana)  At their annual meeting on November 6, donors to the Women’s Fund of the Vanderburgh Community Foundation gathered at the Holiday Inn Airport to select the 2019 recipients of two $35,000 impact grants. Decisions on this year’s grants were made by vote of the Women’s Fund membership. Members selected one organization to […]
Read More