DCF PROACTIVE GRANT SUPPORTS YOUTH ORGANIZATION YOUNG LIFE

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., July 21, 2021 – On the recommendation of Board member Tim Russell of Greendale, the Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. recently awarded a $1,000 Proactive Grant to the Lawrenceburg/Greendale chapter of Young Life, an organization that recruits and trains adult leaders to “reach lost kids.”  Centered around the teaching of Jesus Christ, volunteers – described as “the ones … Read More

2022 LILLY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS AVAILABE ON DCF WEBSITE

LAWRENCEBURG, IND., JULY 1, 2021 – High school seniors can now apply for the 2022 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship by going to the Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF) website: dearborncf.org. DCF administers the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (LECSP) Program in Dearborn County for Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. The recipient of the 2022 full-tuition Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship will be announced … Read More

DCF’s 20th ANNUAL GOLF SCRAMBLE FUNDRAISER SET FOR AUGUST 9

LAWRENCEBURG, INDIANA, June 23, 2021 – Dearborn Community Foundation’s 20th Annual Golf Scramble fundraiser is slated for Monday, August 9, 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 20th straight year. All net … Read More

DCF GRANT SUPPORTS ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUPS OF SOUTHEAST INDIANA

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., May 10, 2021 – The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. recently awarded a $1,000 Proactive Grant to the Alzheimer’s Support Groups of Southeast Indiana, Inc. that will be used to improve the quality of life to residents in 10 regional nursing homes.   In a continuing effort to make an impact in the Dearborn County community, DCF is awarding … Read More

DR. LESLIE M. BAKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE TO MEDICAL STUDENTS

LAWRENCEBURG, IND., APRIL 26, 2021 – College students pursuing a doctorate in medicine can now apply online for the 2021 Dr. Leslie M. Baker Memorial Scholarship at the Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF) website: dearborncf.org. The Dr. Leslie M. Baker Memorial Scholarship is open to residents of Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland counties who are currently pursuing a doctorate in medicine. … Read More

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