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A Little About Us
The Harrison County Community Foundation was created in 1996 by the Harrison County Commissioners with an initial donation of $5,000,000 from Caesars Indiana (now Horseshoe Southern Indiana.) To date, Horseshoe Southern Indiana has contributed over $152,000,000 providing the Foundation an incredible resource to serve the people of Harrison County.
In addition to our unrestricted assets, many individuals, families, businesses and non-profit organizations have contributed over $7,000,000 to establish permanent endowment funds providing vital support to projects benefiting our community.
Church Camp Scholarships Available
Funding is available to help Harrison County youth attend church-based camps through the Lucy Hornbeck Bless the Children Fund held at the Harrison County Community Foundation. This permanent endowment was created by a friend of Lucy’s who wanted to honor Lucy’s love of teaching, working with children, and her strong religious commitment.
A sponsoring church must request the funds on behalf of interested youth. Support is provided on a need-based basis without priority or exclusion given to any denomination.
Interested persons may contact Derrick Grigsby, Director of Finance, at (812) 738-6668 or email@example.com with any questions. Completed applications must be returned to the Foundation no later than April 28. Click here for an application.
Making a Difference…
The word legacy is frequently used to describe the property that people leave their heirs when they die. But every human being also leaves behind a non-material legacy – one that’s harder to define but often far more important. This legacy comprises a lifetime of relationships, accomplishments, truths, and values, and it lives on in those whose lives they’ve touched.
Click here to view some Lasting Legacies.
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