The Washington Times-Herald

Community

June 7, 2014

Foundation awards grants

Special to TH

The Daviess County Community Foundation recently awarded $5,850 in five grants to charitable projects that will positively influence the lives of youth in Daviess County.

In February, charitable organizations were invited to apply for funding during the Community Foundation’s 2014 Spring Youth Council grant cycle. Notification was made to organizations in May.

Grants were awarded for the Love-a-Bears project conducted by the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Jubilee Christmas to be conducted by the Daviess County Partnership, the Youth Financial Peace program to be conducted by the Daviess County Family YMCA, the Group Activities project to be conducted by Friends for Kids, the “Real Time Parenting” project to be conducted by the Pregnancy Care Center, and the Wood Shop project conducted by the Southwest Indiana Power House.

About the Daviess County Community Foundation

Established in 1993, the Daviess County Community Foundation is a charitable resource devoted to the local community.

A partner of the Community Foundation Alliance with oversight by a local 16-member Board of Trustees, the Foundation is made up of a collection of 127 permanent funds, established by caring people who give back to causes and organizations in the community. Gifts to the Foundation leave a permanent legacy through the power of endowment, where earnings are used to make grants and scholarships that benefit the community forever.

The Daviess County Community Foundation helps people make a difference where it matters, invest in the future of the community they love, and create greater good together. The Foundation’s office is located at 320 East Main Street in Washington. To learn more, call 812-254-9354 or visit www.CommunityFoundationAlliance.org/Daviess.

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