Thank you for your interest in supporting the work of Knox County Foundation. You may donate to any of the following funds easily by clicking on the DONATE button, or you can use the SEARCH bar at the bottom of this page to find a specific fund. If you have any questions, please contact us at 740.392.3270 or by email at

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Community Impact
  Donate Community Impact Fund
The Knox County Foundation Community Impact Fund provides unrestricted resources to support urgent and emerging needs in Knox County through the Foundation's competitive grant making program. Each year, the Foundation provides grants of more than $1 Million to local area nonprofit organizations through our large and small grant programs.
Field of Interest
  Donate COTC Knox Promise Fund
This fund accepts donations and distributes resources to support the Central Ohio Technical College Knox Promise program, ensuring free access to any COTC certificate or degree program for qualifying Knox County residents.
  Donate Downtown Mount Vernon Economic Development Fund
This fund provides annual resources to meet new, emerging, or significant needs related to economic development initiatives in downtown Mount Vernon.
  Donate Youth Philanthrophy Initiative
The Youth Philanthropy Initiative is an annual program comprised of students representing Knox County high schools who are dedicated to learning the skills associated with operating and funding non-profit organizations. Each year, the YPI program distributes grants to organizations with a specific, unique project or program benefitting youth in Knox County. YPI grant making efforts are completely student-driven and distinct from the Foundation’s annual Community Impact grant program which allocates funding to meet new and emerging needs in Knox County.
  Donate Fredericktown H.S. Alumni Scholarship Fund
The Fredericktown High School Alumni Scholarship Fund was created in 2015 by the Fredericktown High School Alumni Association and grants thousands of dollars in scholarship awards to Fredericktown High School graduates each year. The scholarship fund connects hundreds of alumni from across the country who give regularly and generously to ensure a bright future for the students and community of Fredericktown.
Agency Non-Profit
  Donate Danville Beautification Project Fund
This fund shall serve as a central collection point for contributions associated with projects related to the beautification of Danville. Distributions and grants from the fund shall be determined and requested by Main, Market and Beyond, a Danville business association.
  Donate New Directions Capital Project Fund
This fund is accepting donations toward the New Directions Capital Campaign to enhance and expand their vital services to local survivors of domestic, intimate partner, and sexual abuse. A newly renovated facility will allow for additional shelter space, accommodate a growing staff, and host community events and trainings. For more information, please visit
  Donate Owl Creek Conservancy Endowment Fund
The Owl Creek Conservancy Endowment Fund provides permanently endowed resources for the ongoing preservation of Knox County area farmlands, stream corridors, aquifer- and watershed-protection areas, wildlife habitats, woodlands, scenic vistas, and ecologically sensitive areas of environmental, historic, and community importance.
Supporting Organization
  Donate Camp Cornish Foundation
This fund accepts donations for the Camp Cornish Foundations and rental payments for reservations at Camp Cornish Lodge.
Other Funds