Gift VIII Matching Fund Campaign

Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) has received a matching fund grant totaling $225,000 as part of the eighth phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Initiative, Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VIII) Community Project/Program option.

Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) has received a matching fund grant totaling $225,000 as part of the eighth phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Initiative, Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VIII) Community Project/Program option.

The Foundation has allotted $75,000 of the matching grant funding to support participating Harrison County nonprofit organizations working in substance abuse recovery and treatment, including the Genesis House, Freed From Within, and House of New Beginnings. These nonprofits will be offered a 1:1 match from Lilly Endowment Inc.  A 1:1 match will be available to these entities on a first-come, first-served basis.  To receive the match, donations to an organization must be given directly or made payable to HCCF using the below links or by mailing or dropping off a check.  *Please note that these are not Endowment Funds.  Money raised will be dispersed directly to the designated organization(s) as unrestricted funds on a quarterly basis.

Harrison County Community Services, with services complementary to those provided by the participating residential substance abuse recovery programs, has been provided an opportunity to receive a separate special match opportunity for endowment fund growth of up to $150,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc.   HCCS provides basic needs for a sustainable life, allowing more resources for sustainability on their recovery journey. HCCS will utilize donations through HCCF to build their endowment fund, where donations will be matched 2:1 (1:1 by Lilly Endowment Inc. and 1:1 by HCCF).

Each respective match will be in place until June 30, 2025 or matching funds are exhausted.

Freed from Within

Freed From Within’s mission is to provide residents with the coping skills necessary to successfully reenter society post-incarceration and avoid relapse into substance abuse.

Genesis House

Genesis House’s mission is to foster long-term recovery for women addicted to alcohol and other substances, thus improving the quality of life in our community by improving the quality of life for individual community members.

House of New Beginnings

House of New Beginnings’ mission is to provide men struggling with substance abuse a safe, sober, and structured environment.

Harrison County Community Services

Harrison County Community Services, Inc. (HCCS) provides a variety of services to help the people of Harrison County meet their basic needs. Through delivery of direct services, and community development; families, children and individuals gain opportunities for success.