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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 $196,200,000 providing the Foundation an incredible resource to serve the people of Harrison County.
The Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) is supporting nonprofit organizations that are serving our community during this time of crisis. We have streamlined our emergency granting process and we’re working closely with community leaders, local officials, and nonprofits to identify the most critical needs. We are in this fight for the long haul, committing resources to meet our community’s immediate and long-term needs.
Here’s what we have available to date:
HCCF is covering childcare costs for healthcare, emergency and essential workers at Blue River Services Rainbow’s End, Boys and Girls Club of Harrison County and the YMCA of Harrison County. For more information, click here.
Free Wi-Fi is available in the HCCF parking lot. No password needed. For a list of other locations, click here.
HCCF is still awarding graduating high school and adult scholarships this spring. We are announcing graduating high school student awards one school at a time. Here are the scholarship awards for North Harrison High School, Lanesville High School and South Central Jr./Sr. High School. Keep checking this website and Facebook for more updates.
Emergency grant assistance is available to nonprofits with COVID-19 related emergencies. To start the process a one to two page letter explaining their emergency must be sent to Anna Curts, Grants Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Resources Lists are compiled weekly and made available to key nonprofits, local officials and community leaders throughout the county. For more information and to see the resources, click here.
HCCF continues emergency response. HCCF has awarded two emergency grants to nonprofits to date. Learn more. Also, the HCCF Board of Directors voted to contribute $100,000 to the Harrison County Small Business Economic Relief Program. Learn more.
An Economic Relief Initiative Grant is available for Southern Indiana nonprofits through Metro United Way. The COVID-19 Economic Relief Initiative Grant will provide immediate financial aid and long-term recovery to organizations and programs on the front lines of COVID-19. For more information, click here.
Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) COVID-19 Relief Fund
The Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) is committed to being a resource to help address the needs as they arise in our community resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak. The HCCF COVID-19 Relief Fund will provide flexible resources to our nonprofit organizations serving Harrison County residents as they address immediate and long-term needs. HCCF will serve as a partner in the effort.
If you would like to join us in helping meet the need, you are invited to make a gift to the HCCF COVID-19 Relief Fund. Gifts may be made online at hccfindiana.org or by mailing a check to HCCF, PO Box 279, Corydon, IN 47112. Make checks payable to HCCF with "COVID-19 Relief Fund" noted.
HCCF office phone: 812-738-6668
General email address if you are not sure who to contact: email@example.com
Julie Moorman, President & CEO: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anna Curts, Grants Manager: email@example.com
Derrick Grigsby, Chief Financial Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim Harmon, Director of Development: email@example.com
Kristin Kennedy, Communications Associate: firstname.lastname@example.org
Heather Stafford, Director of Programs: email@example.com
Sarah Travis, Administrative Assistant: firstname.lastname@example.org
We know that as a community, we can get through this together.
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:
We serve residents of Harrison County in the following ways:
Take part in this engaging nonprofit board governance training session!
The next nonprofit board training session held at HCCF, called Building Dynamic Boards of Directors, will be held on Tuesday, June 23 and Tuesday, June 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. Take part in this engaging training!
The cost of the training is $200 per person, but it will be reimbursed after completion. If you are interested in participating in board training, contact Sarah Travis, Administrative Assistant, at 812-738-6668 or email@example.com.
May 8, 2020
In addition to funding childcare for healthcare, emergency and other essential workers, the Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) has awarded two emergency grants to nonprofits in respon…
May 4, 2020
Lilly Endowment Inc. (the Endowment) and Metro United Way (MUW) are working together to provide COVID-19 relief aid for nonprofit agencies serving Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties in Indiana…