Connecting people who care with
causes that matter since 1984.

With 400+ charitable endowment funds supporting a variety of causes in Grant County. Every gift plays a part in connecting people, resources, and causes to promote sustainable impact towards the betterment of Grant County. What cause will your gift support?

If you’re a non-profit seeking a grant for your project, you’re in the right place. This year, through the distribution of community grants, over $1,717,000 was granted to worthy causes and improving the quality of life in this remarkable county we call home.

Starting a charitable fund at the Community Foundation is simple. Let us know what charitable cause you would like your fund to support, and we’ll take care of all of the paperwork. You give it, we grow it, and your fund grants it back into our community.


Applying for Scholarships

Here at the Community Foundation, we’re passionate about education. That’s why we offer over 130 scholarship opportunities to Grant County students. Thanks to generous donors, we have scholarships available to students of every age, income level, academic ability, and athletic aim. All U.S. citizens pursuing higher education at an accredited university, college, or trade school, part-time or full-time, are eligible to apply for scholarships.

Remember, funding is limited…Community Foundation scholarships are highly competitive. Awards are subject to IRS regulations, Community Foundation policy, and the criteria established by donors. Also, Community Foundation scholarships are to be used only for qualified educational expenses (as defined by the IRS- meaning tuition, fees, and books). Funds cannot be applied toward any other expenses (including room and board) that students may incur during their college career.

Application Closes January 31, 2021.


Grant County Resource Guide

Connect Grant County is an online tool used to access the resources and caring power of our community. Over 290 resources listed all in one easy-to-use online directory. Organizations manage their own information to ensure it remains accurate and available to the community.

With unpredictable times like this, while things are literally changing by the hour as a result of COVID-19, it helps to know that we’re all in this together. The directory allows community members to find local and surrounding resources; quality childcare providers, housing assistance programs, local food pantries, affordable family-friendly community events, and so much more, any time of day.

Click the button below to access your community resource directory, Connect Grant County.

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(Accentuate the Positive)

We love to AXN28D+ here at the Community Foundation of Grant County. That’s why we’re always sharing good news! We do that by telling stories about generous donors and bragging about the multiple successes of local charities and scholarship recipients right here in good ‘ole Grant County, Indiana.

  • (Marion, IN – July 26, 2021) The Community Foundation of Grant County is excited to announce both crowdfunding campaign goals launched back in May of 2021 exceeded their goals. Habitat for Humanity of

  • The year was 1983. It was the beginning of big things to come, even though I didn’t know it yet.  That was the year that my now-husband, Jerry, and I went to prom together.  Well, technically, not tog

  • Christmas in July happens on the Hallmark Channel, but Christmas in June happens when this mama has both of her boys home and gets to say, “Brown, Party of Four” once again.  As many of you reading th