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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 $194,000,000 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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December 10, 2019
In 2017, the Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) provided a $5,000 match for an Indiana Arts Commission grant to the Historical Society of Harrison County to refurbish a 19th-century p…
November 18, 2019
Many graduating high school students and young adults want to learn how to make a difference in the lives of others. Several of these individuals choose to pursue careers in healthcare. They m…