Green River Area Community Foundation
The Green River Area Community Foundation (GRACF) is dedicated to enriching the quality of life for all citizens in the counties of Daviess, Hancock, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster, Kentucky. GRACF serves the charitable interests of donors who have established charitable funds as part of a permanent, collective, philanthropic resource for the current and future needs of the region.
The Green River Area Community Foundation is an affiliate foundation of the Community Foundation of Louisville, a tax-exempt public charity that administers charitable funds created by individuals, businesses and organizations for the betterment of their communities.
The Green River Area Community Foundation was organized in 1993 to provide the services of a community foundation to local residents and to begin building a collective charitable endowment for the Green River Area.
If you’d like to make a contribution to one of the general funds at the Green River Area Community Foundation you may do so by clicking Donate Now at the top right of this page.
Green River Area Grant Opportunities
The Green River Area Community Foundation has opened needs assessment applications for 2024 grants. The Grantmaking Committee will award funds to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations working to transform lives in Daviess, Hancock, McLean, Ohio, Union, and Webster counties in Kentucky.
Learn more about the grant’s focus, and complete and submit the needs assessment application online by 4 p.m. on September 15, 2023. Nonprofits will be notified by mid-December, and grant awards announced and dispersed by mid-January. You may direct questions to Amy Silvert at Amy@GreenRiverCF.org.
Learn more about us:
- Jason Worth, Chair
- Steve Divine, Chair-Elect
- Andrea Crabtree, Secretary
- Larry O’Bryan, Treasurer
- G. Dan Griffith, Board Development Chair
- Jeff Ebelhar, County Outreach Chair
- Gregory C. Longtine, Grantmaking Chair
- Nick Volk, Professional Outreach Chair
- Mike Weafer, Public Relations Chair
- Frank Hagan
- Ed Hodskins
- Charles Kamuf
- David Ross
- Jiten Shah
- Craig Smith
- Mark Starnes
The Green River Area Community Foundation has $200,000 available for scholarship grants. Visit the Scholarship section of the Community Foundation of Louisville’s website to apply.
If you are a professional advisor, please note that the Green River Area Community Foundation hosts a half-day continuing education seminar each year in the late spring/early summer.