DCF Preserves Heritage,
Creates Permanent Legacy


The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF) has been working to build the community’s philanthropic resources since it was founded in December of 1997. The Foundation encourages people to create permanently endowed funds to support charitable needs throughout our community, not only for today, but in perpetuity.

The Foundation assists individuals in matching their charitable interests with community needs. Staff members, volunteer board and committee members take great pride in working with donors to achieve their goals in the area of charitable giving, while investing in the community’s future.

Apply Now For Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship!

Application Deadline September 14!

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Welcome to the new look!

DCF Youth Council Superhero 5K
A Success!

Youth philanthropists raise $2,333 to make a difference in Dearborn County!

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Mission Statement.

Student Spotlight

The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. is a catalyst to connect people who care with causes that improve the quality of life in our community by advancing cultural, educational and social opportunities, while preserving our community’s heritage and helping donors to create a permanent legacy in Dearborn County.