Women’s Fund Of Daviess County Announces Annual Grant Cycle

The Women’s Fund of Daviess County, a fund of the Daviess County Community Foundation, is now seeking applicants for charitable projects or activities aimed at improving the quality of life for Daviess County families. Funding to support a charitable project or program of up to $10,000 is available.

Applications will be accepted online until midnight on Monday, March 22, 2021. After a review by the Women’s Fund volunteer grant selection committee, applicants will be notified by April 30, 2021 whether or not they’ve been selected as a finalist. Each finalist will be requested to provide a brief written summary of their project to the Women’s Fund membership. After reviewing the finalist projects, the Women’s Fund membership will cast their votes via mail, and the organization whose request receives the majority of votes will be awarded the grant.  No lobbying or solicitation of Women’s Fund representatives is permitted.

The types of charitable activities that may be supported through this grant program include arts and culture, community development, education, health, human services, and other civic endeavors and activities that will improve the quality of life for families in Daviess County.

Consideration will be given to nonprofit organizations deemed tax-exempt under sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and from governmental agencies serving Daviess County. Nonprofit organizations that are not classified as a 501(c)(3) public charity may be considered provided the program or project is charitable and meets certain criteria.

For additional information about eligibility and requirements, as well as to begin the online application process, please visit and carefully read through the Women’s Fund Grants Program information on the Foundation’s website at www.CommunityFoundationAlliance.org/Daviess.

For assistance with the application process or for additional information, please contact Lauren Osmon, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact at losmon@communityfoundationalliance.org or 812-254-9354. The Women’s Fund is supported through private donations. To donate or learn more about becoming a member of the Women’s Fund, contact Mary Smith, Regional Director of Development at mary@daviesscommunityfoundation.org or 812-254-9354.