Perry 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 Perry County today and for generations to come.

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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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perry 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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perry 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 Foundation Awards Scholarships Totaling $16,100

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(Tell City, Indiana) The Perry County Community Foundation announces the distribution of community scholarships totaling $16,100. This year, funds established by generous donors, provided the scholarships to area students. In addition to announcing the recipients, the Regional Director of Community Engagement & Impact, Emily Davis states, “The Perry County Community Foundation is thankful to our […]
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Perry County Community Foundation Awards $52,000 In Rapid Response Grants

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(Perry County, Indiana)  The Perry County Community Foundation has awarded $52,000 in Rapid Response Grants to 25 charitable organizations affected by COVID-19. The Rapid Response Grant program was launched on March 27. According to Emily Davis, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact, the program has been successful by helping organizations meet unforeseen challenges caused […]
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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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