Foundation / Corporation
Community Foundation Alliance - Daviess Community Foundation
Grants to Daviess County, Indiana nonprofit organizations and government agencies for programs and projects that benefit local residents. Program areas include arts and culture, education, community development, health, and human services. Consideration will be given to other civic endeavors, such as recreation, environment, and youth development.
The Foundation focuses resources to local nonprofit, charitable organizations with programs addressing these priority areas:
Arts and Culture:
Activities that strengthen the stability of arts organizations, make the arts accessible to low-income populations, enhance the understanding of all types of arts and humanities, and promote the appreciation or understanding of historical events.
Activities that foster civil rights, society, advocacy, community improvement, capacity building, philanthropy, volunteerism, grantmaking, strong neighborhoods; that improve the effectiveness of government, public administration and public officials; that assess community needs; and that support the programs of leadership organizations.
Activities that improve the educational attainment of children and adults, both in and out of the classroom; that support formally constituted educational institutions and organizations or entities that administer or support these institutions; that support libraries and organizations whose primary purpose is to provide opportunities for supplementing and continuing education outside the framework of formal education institutions; and that support organizations which provide education-related services to students and schools.
Activities that improve and promote health outcomes; general and rehabilitative health services; mental health; crisis intervention; associations or services associated with specific diseases, disorders, and medical disciplines; and medical research.
Activities that maximize the functioning of special needs populations in mainstream society; that protect the public (crime and delinquency prevention, legal administration, legal services); that promote and support employment and jobs, food and nutrition, agriculture, housing and shelter, public safety, and disaster preparedness and relief; and that support child daycare programs, the United Way, YMCA, YWCA, firefighting activities, and programs of community centers.
Other Civic Endeavors:
Activities that foster pollution control and abatement, protection and conservation of natural resources, botanic and horticulture, environmental beautification, preservation of open spaces, environmental education and outdoor survival, protection and welfare of animals, humane societies, wildlife preservation and protection, veterinary services, zoos and aquariums, and specialty animal services.
Improving and promoting recreational and leisure activities, parks, and community sporting events and activities.
Activities that strengthen the family unit, help children grow and develop, foster youth sports and athletics, that support the Future Farmers of America or other youth development programs, Boys and Girls Clubs, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and scouting.
GrantWatch ID#: 158595
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Mary Smith, Director
Melinda Waldroup, Program Director
Daviess Community Foundation
Partner, Community Foundation Alliance
320 E. Main Street
Washington, IN 47501
USA: Indiana: Daviess County
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