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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 $195,900,000 providing the Foundation an incredible resource to serve the people of Harrison County.
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:
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.
You can give in any amount to
any existing fund.
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.
Come to our professional support group for fundraisers! This group is helpful to nonprofit staff who are charged with fundraising, whether fundraising is their primary duty or an additional one. We discuss best practices and support one another in our efforts.
The next meeting will be on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at HCCF. You are welcome to bring a brownbag lunch, and the foundation will supply drinks.
Note: We will watch a 90-minute webinar called How to Find and Win Sponsors for All Your Nonprofit Events - A Step by Step Guide. Please email Kim Harmon, Director of Development, at email@example.com by Wednesday, Feb. 5 with your preferred meeting time. The meeting can either run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 12 to 1:30 p.m.
The Fundraisers' Group normally meets on the first Wednesday of every month, with the exception of July. For more information, contact Kim Harmon, Director of Development, at 812-738-6668 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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