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Our 2018 Annual Report is here! Check it out to see how you can make an impact in Harrison County, learn about last year's important programs and projects, and more!

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Welcome to the
Harrison County Community Foundation

The Harrison County Community Foundation was created in 1996 by the Harrison County Commissioners with an initial donation of $5,000,000 from Caesars Indiana (now Horseshoe Southern Indiana.) To date, Horseshoe Southern Indiana has contributed over $192,300,000 providing the Foundation an incredible resource to serve the people of Harrison County.


How We Serve

The Community Foundation values its role as a catalyst, convener and collaborator, bringing other funders and nonprofits together around vital issues and adding key support to make positive change possible. We center our work around what we know about community needs. Our initiatives include:

  • Fiber internet
  • Preschool
  • Corydon Stellar Communities Program

Who We Serve

We serve residents of Harrison County in the following ways:

  • Awarding grants to help nonprofit organizations provide needed services in arts and culture, education, environment, health and human services, etc.
  • Awarding academic and vocational scholarships to Harrison County graduating students and adult students
  • Funding programs benefiting children, youth and adults
  • Helping nonprofits be more sustainable so they can help more county residents thrive




Unrestricted Fund


HCCF uses unrestricted funds to meet various community needs. From grants to nonprofits for basic human services to large-scale programs such as preschool - these are made possible by using unrestricted funds. HCCF is participating in the Lilly Endowment Inc. GIFT VII Challenge in order to bring more unrestricted dollars into our community.

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Fundraisers Group

Come to our professional support group for fundraisers! This group is helpful to nonprofit staff who are charged with fundraising, whether it is their primary duty or an additional one. We discuss best practices and support one another.

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Latest News

HCCF wants your input

August 22, 2019

HCCF recently received a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to lead a process that will determine a common vision for our community. Community leaders have contributed existing strategic plans an…

HCCF awards unrestricted and IAC match grants

August 12, 2019

This month, the Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) awarded a total of $15,050 in grants to Hayswood Theatre and Repair Affair. This was made possible as a result of the generous suppo…

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