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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 Caesars Indiana (now Horseshoe Southern Indiana.) To date, Horseshoe Southern Indiana has contributed over $191,700,000 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.
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June 14, 2019
This month, the Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) awarded five grants to Harrison County-serving organizations. The total amount awarded was $185,500, which was made possible as a re…
June 7, 2019
In May, the HCCF Board of Directors awarded a $79,307 emergency grant to the YMCA of Harrison County to assist with the costs to replace a failed Desert Aire system, which provides de-humidifi…