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 Foundations Now Accepting Applications for Community Scholarship Programs

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The Vanderburgh Community Foundation and the Warrick County Community Foundation are excited to announce the opening of the community scholarship awards cycle for 2022.  “Many donors have honored their loved ones, high schools, or professions by endowing scholarship opportunities through the Community Foundations,” says Sidney Hardgrave, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact. “We administer […]
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Vanderburgh Community Foundation Announces 2022 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients

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The Vanderburgh Community Foundation is pleased to announce Brandon Foster, Aleilah Nisley, and Santosharupa Ponna as the 2022 recipients of the Vanderburgh County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships. Lilly Endowment Community Scholars are known for their community involvement, academic achievement, character and leadership. “Vanderburgh County is fortunate to have many high achieving students. We received over […]
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Men’s Fund Of Vanderburgh County Awards $35,000 In Grants

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The Men’s Fund of Vanderburgh County held their annual meeting on Thursday, October 28 at the Evansville Country Club. Members of the Fund voted for one of three finalist organizations to receive their annual Impact Grant. The Impact Grant recipient was awarded $25,000, while the other two finalist organizations received grants of $5,000 each. This […]
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