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 $944,000 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 a Grant

Giving is the heart of what we do here at the Community Foundation. Every year, we give over $1 million dollars to non-profits, community entities, and college-bound students here in Grant County.

From swing sets and dog parks, to gardens and special events, we fund a variety of causes that promote sustainable impact towards the betterment of Grant County. Your project may be next!

Click the button below to learn more about applying for a grant.

Give to a Crowdfunding Campaign


noun: An effort leveraging broad-based, low-dollar fundraising against a funder’s matching grant to improve your community.

Click the button below to read more about the four organizations that were recently approved for a potential crowdfunding grant: Carey Services, Hoosier Shakes, Marion Parks and Recreation Department (Pickleball), and SAWs – Servants at Work, Inc.


(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.

  • The Community Foundation of Grant County received a $75,000 Community Leadership Planning Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. This grant will deepen the Foundations understanding of the challenges facing

  • The Nonprofit Leadership Consortium was designed as a cohort experience in which all 30 participants gained leadership development training and earned their Certificate in Fundraising Management (CFRM

  • I think I might be old. I don’t feel old. And no small children have pointed at me in Hobby Lobby and innocently exclaimed, “Look at that old lady, mom!” But, 2019 has flown by. Holy cow—it’s April an

Community Calendar

The Community Foundation is thrilled to be a part of the launch of a collaborative effort that created the Do Grant County community calendar! This community calendar was established by multiple organizations as an inclusive system to find and submit local events all in one place. Check it out…you’ll be amazed at what all there is to DO in Grant County!

Do Grant County is a website for the public to use in promoting community events and activities. Instead of posting your event to multiple platforms and in various formats, use this resource and search for events of broad interests all in one location.

The calendar is an avenue for the public to use in promoting their own community events (meetings, fundraisers, performances, activities…).  Feel free to browse and submit your own event(s) on the website at