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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.
The Step Ahead Council consists of representatives from nonprofits that serve Harrison County. The group will meet for a brown bag lunch at noon on Thursday, Feb. 20.
The Step Ahead Council consists of representatives from nonprofit agencies that serve Harrison County. The council meets for a brown bag lunch at noon on the 3rd Thursday of each month.
In addition to sharing what is happening in their respective agencies, council members hear various guest speakers presenting relevant information. The meetings take place in the HCCF conference room. No reservations are needed to attend.
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