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Boone county

Connecting donors and nonprofits from Advance to Zionsville, we are writing the story of our community – TOGETHER.

DOUBLE your impact with a dollar for dollar match on gifts to our Community Impact Fund, which awards grants that make a difference for our neighbors.

  • We need YOUR help to bring $1 million to Boone County!

    Lilly Endowment has granted $1 million to the Community Foundation of Boone County and challenged our county to raise matching funds now through March 2016. Boone County, Meet your Match!

  • Million Dollar Breakfast makes big impact

    The Million Dollar Breakfast, featuring CFBC scholarship recipient Brad Stevens and Grad Coach Program graduate, Jenny Robbins inspired so many to contribute to our Community Impact Fund. We are over $73,000 closer to our goal of raising one million dollars.

  • Your favorite nonprofit can win a $1,000 grant!

    This holiday season the Community Foundation of Boone County is again partnering with the Lebanon Reporter and Zionsville Times Sentinel to give a $1,000 grant to a Boone County nonprofit organization. This grant made possible by the Smithville Charitable Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation of Boone County.


The mission of the Community Foundation of Boone County is to unite people, organizations and philanthropy to create a thriving community for all.

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And we start with the greater need

Only have a high school diploma
(as high as 48% in some pockets)

Never graduate from high school

Live in poverty
(as high as 22% in some pockets for children under 18)

Odds of being in poverty if you're the child of a single parent


learn how Community Foundation donors make a difference in our neighbors' lives.

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double your impact with a $1 : $1 match on gifts to the community impact fund. help us bring $1 million to boone county!

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Since 1991, over $20 million in grants has been awarded to organizations that are helping to improve boone county.

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News Stories & Community Updates

CFBC President/CEO Jen Pendleton presents the $1000 grant check to the Kahoun family, who runs Just Win Ruby Community Connections, for their 2014 Facebook grant contest win

2015 Facebook Grant Contest

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College Costs Estimator Workshops

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