Knox Family of Funds

We work with donors to fulfill their charitable goals by structuring charitable funds that are customized to fit their unique goals, easy to implement, and supported by our broad community knowledge and expertise. Following is a list of funds individuals, families, business, civic groups, and agencies have established to benefit Knox County now and forever into the future. Please contact us {hyperlink to Knox’s Contact Us page} for help in fulfilling your charitable dreams.

Zack Arnold Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established in memory of Zack Arnold by his father, Brian L. Arnold, & his family to help graduating seniors of Knox County high schools pursue advanced education.

Camp Arthur Fund

An agency fund created by the Arthur Foundation for repairs & maintenance of Camp Arthur.

ATTIC Inc. Fund for Independent Living

A nonpermanent fund established by ATTIC Inc. in support of its mission to provide resources to people with disabilities & their families, empowering personal choices that lead to the greatest level of independence.

Bad Medicine Band Unrestricted Fund

An unrestricted fund created by members of the Bad Medicine Band to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Lester M. Baughman Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by the children of Lester M. Baughman to help employees of Lawrence Community Healthcare Center (Bridgeport, Ill.) pursue advanced education in the nursing field.

Jerry Baum Crossroads USA Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Jerry Baum to support graduating seniors of Knox County high schools who plan to pursue post-secondary education in the fine arts.

Donald G. Bell VU Fund

A designated fund created by Donald G. Bell to benefit Vincennes University.

Donald G. Bell YMCA Fund

A designated fund created by Donald G. Bell to benefit the YMCA of Vincennes.

Brent Bierhaus Unrestricted Fund

An unrestricted fund established by Robert V. Bierhaus Jr. in memory of his son to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Brent C. Bierhaus Memorial Fund

A designated fund created in memory of Brent C. Bierhaus by his father, Robert V. Bierhaus, Jr., & his sister Jane Bierhaus Young to benefit the First Presbyterian Church, the YMCA of Vincennes, & Vincennes University.

Brent Collins Bierhaus Memorial Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Robert V. Bierhaus, Jr., in memory of his son to benefit the Vincennes University Foundation.

Heather Bird Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Robert H. Bird in memory of his daughter.

Lisa J. Bishop Memorial Fund

A donor advised fund established by Sue Kuehl in memory of Lisa J. Bishop.

Keith Carie Fund

A designated fund created by Michael E. Quayle to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Dr. Herbert and Edna Chattin Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund

A designed fund created by the children of Dr. Herbert & Edna Chattin in their memory to benefit the Vincennes University Foundation.

Christian Educational Foundation of Vincennes Fund

An agency fund created by the Christian Educational Foundation.

Harry Custred Fund of the Vincennes Rotary Club Foundation

An agency fund established by the Vincennes Rotary Club Foundation to support the Harry Custred Memorial Scholarship.

Mary Frances & Joseph Franklin DeLoriea Fund

A designated fund created by Mary Frances DeLoriea to benefit the Gibault Boys School.

Promoting Diversity in Knox County Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Dumes, Inc. to provide support for programs or activities that promote diversity and multi-cultural and tolerance activities in Vincennes and Knox County, Indiana.

First Christian Church Fund

An agency fund created by the First Christian Church in Vincennes.

First United Methodist Church Fund

An agency fund created by the First United Methodist Church in Vincennes.

Friends of Knox County Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the Knox County Community Foundation to support its unrestricted grantmaking.

Gelb Fund

A designated fund created by Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Gelb to benefit the First Christian Church in Vincennes.

Sam & Anna Gelb Arts Fund

A designated fund created by Vincennes Distributors Inc. to benefit the Vincennes University Foundation’s Community Series.

German American Bancorp Fund

An unrestricted fund created by German American Bancorp to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Jim & Terri Gislason Unrestricted Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Jim & Terri Gislason to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Eugene & Marilyn Glick Fund-Education Enhancement in Knox County

A field-of-interest fund created by the Eugene & Marilyn Glick Foundation to benefit education in Knox County.

Good Samaritan Hospital Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation.

Grouseland Foundation Fund

An agency fund created by the Grouseland Foundation for maintenance & upkeep of the William Henry Harrison Mansion.

Bruce Hensel Memorial Fund

A donor-advised fund created to honor the memory of Bruce Hensel, a servant leader who worked to better his community. He was a mentor, a listener, an innovator, a steward & a role model who challenged & supported others to be their best.

Hilliard Lyons Unrestricted Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Hilliard Lyons to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Horizon Fund

Created by the Knox County Community Foundation, with the support of current and past board members, as a permanent source of funding for the Foundation’s operations.

Persis McClure Hurst Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Sarah H. Keller in memory of her mother.

Carol Jenks Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by Michael E. Quayle in memory of his friend to benefit the Good Samaritan Hospital Hospice Program & the Knox County Humane Society.

Dr. William E. Johnson Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by Viktoria K. Johnson in memory of her husband to benefit the Knox County 4H Association & the Vincennes Lincoln High School Choir Boosters.

M. Joan Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Robert Jones & his children in memory of his wife to benefit North Knox Dollars for Scholars.

KCARC Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by the Knox County Association for Retarded Citizens.

Knox County Community Foundation Administrative Fund

A designated fund created by the Knox County Community Foundation to support administration of the Foundation.

Knox County Department of Parks & Recreation Nonpermanent Fund

A nonendowed fund created by the Knox County Department of Parks & Recreation to promote a healthy & enjoyable park environment for all residents & visitors of Knox County.

Knox County Department of Parks & Recreation Endowment Fund

An agency endowment fund created by the Knox County Department of Parks & Recreation to promote a healthy & enjoyable park environment for all residents & visitors of Knox County.

Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District Fund

An endowed fund established by the Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District to support its charitable, scientific, & educational endeavors.

Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District Nonpermanent Fund

A nonpermanent fund established by the Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District to support its charitable, scientific, & educational endeavors.

Leonard Family Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Richard & Georgiann Leonard to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Richard P. & Helen G. Lux Unrestricted Fund

An unrestricted fund created through the estate of Helen G. Lux to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Noland C. & Elizabeth E. McClure Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by the estate of Elizabeth McClure to benefit the scholarship program of the Christian Educational Foundation.

Bettye J. McCormick Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by the McCormick Family Foundation to benefit the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Vincennes.

Bettye J. McCormick Senior Center Fund

A designated fund created by the McCormick Family Foundation to benefit the Senior Citizens Center of the Vincennes YMCA.

McKinley Avenue Presbyterian Church Student Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the McKinley Avenue Presbyterian Church Student Scholarship Fund Committee.

Douglas & Jo McKinnon Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Douglas R. & Jo McKinnon.

Medical Center of Vincennes Inc. Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the Medical Center of Vincennes, Inc, to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Gordon, William & Christina Miller Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Christina Ernst with her brother William & sister Alice in memory of their parents, William & Christina Miller, & their brother, Gordon, to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Jerry Nelson Knox County Ag Leadership Fund to Benefit AgrIInstitute Inc.

An agency fund established by AgrIInstitute Inc. to fulfill its mission to advocate for the development & involvement of leaders in agriculture & facilitate the network of agriculture & nonagriculture communities.

Jane Prather Niehaus Fund

A designated fund created by Jane Prather Niehaus to benefit the Grouseland Foundation & the Friends of Knox County Public Library.

Robert W. Nordhorn Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Marcia A. Nordhorn in memory of her husband.

Old National Fund for Knox County

An unrestricted fund created by Old National Bank in Vincennes to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Robert M. Orvick Memorial Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Bonnie Orvick in memory of her husband to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Velma & Herbert Pepmeier Fund

A scholarship fund created by Herbert C. Pepmeier.

Psi Iota Xi Fund

An agency fund created by the Psi Iota Xi – Alpha Omicron Chapter.

Cindy A. Quayle Fund

A designated fund created by Michael E. Quayle in memory of his wife to benefit the American Cancer Society & St. James Episcopal Church in Vincennes.

Regions Bank F/B/O Vincennes University Foundation Technology Fund

A designated fund created by Regions Bank to benefit the Vincennes University Foundation.

Bertha Wallace Reynolds Fund

An unrestricted fund established in memory of Bertha Wallace Reynolds, a woman with tremendous fortitude, dignity, & determination. Her children, Dwight Reynolds, Bruce Hensel & Nancy Reynolds Hensel, & Shirley Reynolds Rock set up the fund in honor of her devotion & dedication to them, her sweet kindness to all, her never-give-up attitude, & her adventurous spirit that kept a twinkle in her eye.

Walt Rinderle Non-Permanent Donor Advised Fund

A non-permanent, donor-advised fund created by Walter Rinderle.

Kathy Rinsch “For Knox County, Forever.” Fund

An unrestricted endowment fund created by Kathy Rinsch to benefit the people of Knox County forever.

Kathleen W. Rinsch Memorial Education Scholarship

A scholarship fund created by Kathleen W. Rinsch to support graduates of Knox County high schools or non-traditional college students pursuing higher education in the field of education.

Sandborn Community Park Fund

A designated fund created by Don & June Gregg to benefit the Sandborn Community Park.

John J. Schiff Memorial Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by James H. Gislason & the Cincinnati Insurance Company agencies in Southern Indiana, Illinois, & Kentucky to benefit Indiana State University.

Schott North America Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Schott North America to benefit the children of Schott North America employees.

Sisters in Service (SIS) Women’s Endowment Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by the Foundation’s trustees to enrich the lives of women & girls in Knox County.

Sisters in Service (SIS) Women’s Nonpermanent Fund

A nonpermanent field-of-interest fund created by the Foundation’s trustees to enrich the lives of women & girls in Knox County.

E. Hoyt & Dorothy Stuckey South Knox Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by H. Brent Stuckey & family in memory of his parents to benefit the South Knox Education Foundation.

United Insurance Services Education Fund

A designated fund established by United Insurance Services Inc. of Vincennes to award scholarships to students transferring from Vincennes University to study insurance & risk management at Indiana State University.

United Insurance Services Education Supplement Fund

A nonpermanent fund established by United Insurance Services Inc. of Vincennes to supplement the award of scholarships to students studying insurance & risk management at Indiana State University.

Van Eaton Fund

A designated fund created by R. David Van Eaton to benefit the Vincennes University Foundation, the Knox County Salvation Army, the Knox County Public Library, & the Grouseland Foundation.

Walter & Rebecca Vaughn Fund

A donor-advised fund created by W. Roscoe & Rebecca L. Vaughn.

Chris & Cecilia Vieck Memorial Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Jack S. & Loretta L. Holl in memory of Loretta’s parents.

Villwock Family Fund

A donor-advised endowment fund created by Donald B. Villwock, Carla V. Skinner, & Judy V. Schwengel in memory of their parents.

Vincennes Community Food Pantry Fund

An agency fund created by the Vincennes Community Food Pantry.

Vincennes Department of Parks & Recreation Nonpermanent Fund

An agency nonpermanent fund created by the Vincennes Department to promote a healthy & enjoyable park experience for all residents & visitors of Vincennes.

Vincennes University Community Series Endowment Fund

A designated fund created by Bruce & Nancy R. Hensel to benefit the Vincennes University Community Series.

Vincennes Education Foundation Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by the Vincennes Education Foundation.

Vincennes Education Foundation Scholarship Fund

An agency fund created by the Vincennes Education Foundation.

Vincennes Lincoln High School Academic Society Fund

An agency fund created by the Vincennes Lincoln High School Academic Society.

Vincennes Rotary Foundation Inc. Fund

An agency fund created by the Vincennes Rotary Foundation.

Wabash Valley Christian Academy Fund

A designated fund created by the school board of the former Lutheran Community School to provide support to the Wabash Valley Christian Academy.

Norbert M. & Louise A. Welch Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Louise A. Welch to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Young Men’s Christian Association of Vincennes Fund

An agency fund created by the YMCA of Vincennes.