DCF HONORS THREE VOLUNTEERS FOR HAVING ‘HEARTS OF GOLD’

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., December 21, 2020 – The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF) is honoring three community volunteers as 2020 recipients of the Heart of Gold Award for touching the heart of others through their volunteerism and other acts of kindness. The Heart of Gold Award honorees deserve the recognition for making a difference in our community in their own unique … Read More

2021 LILLY ENDOWMENT, DCF SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

LAWRENCEBURG, INDIANA, DECEMBER 7, 2020 – A Dearborn County high school senior learned today that he is the recipient of a prestigious Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (LECS). The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF) awarded the full-tuition scholarship to East Central High School’s Heath Doll. The Foundation staff and members of the board of directors and the scholarship committee notified the 2021 … Read More

DCF BOARD MEMBER PROACTIVE GRANTS IMPACT ORGANIZATIONS ACROSS DEARBORN COUNTY

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., NOVEMBER 24, 2020 – The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. awarded $16,000 in Board member recommended proactive grants to local charitable organizations, ranging from human services and education to history and the arts. In a continuing effort to make an impact in the community, DCF awarded 16 proactive grants of $1,000 each to charitable organizations that serve Dearborn … Read More

DCF HELPS ESTABLISH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM WITH LILLY ENDOWMENT INC. LEADERSHIP GRANT

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., November 12, 2020 – The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. has received a $100,000 Community Leadership Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the poverty-to-self-sufficiency employment program, Rural Works, in Dearborn County. The Community Leadership Grant is part of the seventh phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) initiative. DCF is one … Read More

2021 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

LAWRENCEBURG, IND., SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – High school seniors can now apply online for the 2021 Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF) scholarships by going to the Foundation’s website: dearborncf.org. Students can visit the DCF website and click on the scholarship page tab and follow the directions to apply for scholarships. Students need to click on their high school link on … Read More

DONORS CAN DOUBLE DONATIONS TO DCF DURING MATCHING PROGRAM

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 – For the 13th straight year, the Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. is offering an endowment matching campaign, called Double Your Donation. Contributions to new or existing endowment funds will be matched $1-for-$1 during the matching program. “We are proud to be able to offer the Double Your Donation endowment matching campaign once again in … Read More

DCF IN TOP PHILANTHROPIC TIER NATIONALLY

Receives National Accreditation for Rigorous Philanthropic Standards Lawrenceburg, Ind., September 3, 2020 – The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc., (DCF) recently was reaccredited with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. The notice comes from the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations®, which establishes legal, ethical, and effective practices for community foundations everywhere. “Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, … Read More

NURSING, IVY TECH, LEHNER WEW SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

LAWRENCEBURG, IND., JULY 24, 2020 – Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF) is accepting applications for three scholarships: Ivy Tech Community College Scholarship; Clifford & Gladys Ellerbrook Ender Nursing Scholarship; and the Lehner Women Empowering Women Scholarship. Students can apply for the scholarships online at the DCF website: dearborncf.org. The application deadline for all three scholarships is 11:59 p.m. Friday, October … Read More

DCF’s 19th ANNUAL GOLF SCRAMBLE FUNDRAISER SET FOR AUGUST 10

LAWRENCEBURG, INDIANA, July 14, 2020 – Dearborn Community Foundation’s 19th Annual Golf Scramble fundraiser is slated for Monday, August 10, at Hidden Valley Golf Club. CIVISTA Charitable Foundation is the “Presenting Sponsor” for the event. Hidden Valley Lake POA/Hidden Valley Golf Club is donating the use of the golf course to the Foundation for the 19th straight year. Net proceeds … Read More

2021 LILLY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION AVAILABLE ON DCF WEBSITE

LAWRENCEBURG, IND., JUNE 30, 2020 – High school seniors can now apply for the 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship by going to the Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF) website: dearborncf.org. DCF administers the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (LECS) Program in Dearborn County for Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. The recipient of the 2021 full-tuition Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship will be announced … Read More