Dearborn foundation awarded $2.2 million in 2014

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. – The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF) awarded $2.2 million grants and scholarships in 2014.

“We consider our grants and scholarships to be investments in our community,” said Fred McCarter, DCF Executive Director. “Many generous donors make all of this possible! The Foundation is here to help donors make their charitable wishes come true. We are proud to help them make a difference in Dearborn County!”

One million dollars were awarded to support needs of the community in various fields of: Art, Culture and Humanities; Community and Public Benefit; Education; Environment and Animal Protection; Human Services; Public Safety; and Youth Programs. More

There were 200 scholarships totaling $433,675 were awarded to help recent high school graduates with their post-secondary endeavors and also to support students who are already attending college.

DCF awards grants to non-profit charitable organizations that serve the residents of Dearborn County.