Daviess County Community Foundation

The Community Foundation is a charitable resource devoted to our local community. We help people make meaningful gifts that improve life in Daviess 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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daviess 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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daviess 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

Daviess County Community Foundation Awards $50,000 In Rapid Response Grants

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(Washington, Indiana) The Daviess County Community Foundation has awarded $50,000 in Rapid Response Grants to 19 charitable organizations affected by COVID-19. The grant program has been providing support to Daviess County charitable programs since late March. According to Lauren Osmon, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact, the program has been successful by helping charities […]
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Community Foundation Awards Over $60,000 In Scholarships

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(WASHINGTON, Indiana)  The Daviess County Community Foundation announces the distribution of community scholarships totaling $66,800. This year, funds established by generous donors, provided the scholarships to 30 area students. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the regularly scheduled scholarship reception for fund founders and recipients was cancelled. In addition to announcing the recipients, the Regional Director […]
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Community Foundation Alliance Making Up To $1 Million In Emergency Funding Available To Regional Nonprofits

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The Community Foundation Alliance announced today that it is making up to $1 million in emergency funding available to southwestern Indiana nonprofit organizations at the forefront of helping local communities impacted by COVID-19. The funding will support a variety of response activities throughout the Alliance service region, comprised of 9 affiliate Community Foundations in Daviess, […]
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