Spencer 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 Spencer County today and for generations to come.  Keep up with Foundation announcements and opportunities by signing up here.

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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spencer 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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spencer 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

Spencer County Community Foundation Community Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

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(Rockport, Indiana) This year, donors to the Spencer County Community Foundation are once again making scholarship awards available through the Foundation’s Community Scholarship Program. “Many foundation donors have honored their loved ones, high schools, or professions by endowing scholarship opportunities through the Foundation,” says Emily Alvey, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact. “We administer […]
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Spencer County Community Foundation Announces 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient

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Rockport, Indiana) The Spencer County Community Foundation has announced that Sarah Mangan is the 2021 recipient of the Spencer County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. This scholarship provides the recipient with otherwise unreimbursed full-tuition, required fees, and a special allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and required equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private nonprofit college or university, […]
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The Spencer County Community Foundation Receives $100,000 Grant Through Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Gift VII Community Leadership Grant

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(Spencer County, Indiana)  The Spencer County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation Alliance, has received a Community Leadership Grant of $100,000 as part of the seventh phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) initiative.  With this grant, the Community Foundation will support advocacy and mentorship programs for youth, […]
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