Put your community on the path to success!

Have you thought about how you can make the most impact in your community? Giving to your local community foundation is one way. Lilly Endowment Inc. is providing an incentive for us all to do this, which will help our community grow and thrive.

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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 $191,000,000 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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Make a Difference. Donate Today.


 You can give in any amount to 
any existing fund.

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Endowment Funds



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Upcoming Events


Community Conversation 1 - Opioid Epidemic

HCCF is holding a community forum that will focus on the opioid epidemic. The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16 at HCCF, located at 1523 Foundation Way NE in Corydon.

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Price: FREE

Latest News

HCCF makes early education available

April 24, 2019

A 2016 Noah’s Ark Preschool student was all smiles from benefiting from the Harrison County Community Foundation’s Jump Start preschool program. Giving children high-quality educa…

HCCF agricultural scholarship applications available online

April 22, 2019

Agriculture helps keep civilizations and economies thriving. It has given people all over the world food to eat, clothes to wear, and employment opportunities, among other things. Agriculture…

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