2020 LILLY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE ON DCF WEBSITE

LAWRENCEBURG, IND., JUNE 26, 2019 – High school seniors can now apply for the 2020 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 2020 full-tuition Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship will be announced … Read More

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

LAWRENCEBURG, IND., MAY 18, 2019 – College students pursuing a doctorate in medicine can now apply online for the 2019 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 PROACTIVE IMPACT GRANT SUPPORTS PRESERVATION OF MOORES HILL’S CARNEGIE HALL

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., May 17, 2019 – The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. recently awarded a $1,000 proactive impact grant to the Carnegie Historic Landmarks Preservation Society, Inc. to help preserve historic Carnegie Hall in Moores Hill. In a continuing effort to make an impact in the Dearborn County community, DCF is awarding 15 proactive grants of $1,000 each to charitable … Read More

DCF MATCHING PROGRAM A HUGE SUCCESS, AS GENEROUS DONORS QUICKLY CONTRIBUTE $102,000

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., April 5, 2019 – It didn’t take long for contributors to match the $102,000 set aside by the Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF) for its 12th annual Double Your Donation endowment matching campaign. The goal of the 12th annual matching campaign was to encourage more individuals, organizations and businesses in our community to participate in philanthropy through endowment at … Read More

DONORS CAN DOUBLE DONATIONS TO DCF DURING MATCHING PROGRAM

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., MARCH 27, 2019 – For the 12th 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 AWARDS NEARLY $1.4 MILLION TO NON-PROFITS IN 2018 THROUGH LAWRENCEBURG COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM

LAWRENCEBURG, IND., MARCH 4, 2019 – The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF) awarded $1,396,727 in grants to non-profit organizations in 2018 through the Lawrenceburg Community Grant Program (LCGP). LCGP, established 14 years ago by the City of Lawrenceburg, is funded by the city, but DCF administers the competitive grant program, which allows for grants of up to $100,000 to eligible … Read More

SOUTH DEARBORN’S LILA SOCKS ACCEPTS LILLY ENDOWMENT COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

LAWRENCEBURG, INDIANA, MARCH 1, 2019 – Lila Socks received the surprise of a lifetime today when the Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF) offered her the prestigious Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (LECS) for 2019. The South Dearborn High School senior, who was nominated as the first alternate, one of six Lilly Scholarship finalists in Dearborn County, had learned in mid-December 2018 … Read More

SE INDIANA COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS FUND REGIONAL STUDY TO DETERMINE BROADBAND READINESS

LAWRENCEBURG, IND., FEBRUARY 5, 2019 – The Community Foundations in Southeastern Indiana, including the Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF), are sharing the cost of a study to determine the region’s digital readiness. The study by the Purdue University Center for Regional Development will provide a “State of Broadband” report for the nine-county region made up of Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jefferson, … Read More

DCF’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY GRANTS IMPACT ORGANIZATIONS ACROSS DEARBORN COUNTY

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., December 28, 2018 – The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2018 by awarding $20,000 in proactive grants to organizations across Dearborn County. Fifteen of the $1,000 grants were recommended by DCF’s Board members. The other five, $1,000 grants were recommended by five lucky attendees whose names were drawn at the Foundation’s Anniversary Dinner … Read More