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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 what is now Caesars Southern Indiana. To date, Caesars Southern Indiana has contributed over $194,700,000 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




General Builder's 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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January 6, 2020

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