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 (GRACF) 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.

Green River Area Grant Opportunities

The Green River Area Community Foundation needs assessment applications will open in August. 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. You may direct questions to Amy Silvert at Amy@GreenRiverCF.org.

Green River Area Community Foundation Brochure

Contribute to Our Local Funds

Green River Area Community Foundation Endowment Fund

The Green River Area Community Foundation Endowment Fund is available for grants to qualified charitable organizations in Daviess, Hancock, Ohio, McLean, Union, and Webster Counties.

To support the Green River Area Community Foundation Endowment Fund, please click here.

Owensboro-Daviess County Community Fund

The Owensboro-Daviess County Community Fund is an endowment fund available for grants to qualified charitable organizations in Owensboro-Daviess County.

To support the Owensboro-Daviess County Community Fund, please click here.

GRACF Director's Fund

The Green River Area Community Foundation Director’s Fund is for the daily operations and local staff support of the Green River Area Community Foundation.

To support the GRACF Director’s Fund, please click here.

Field-Weller Fund for Homelessness

Field-Weller Fund for Homelessness is an endowment fund available for grants to qualified charitable organizations in Owensboro-Daviess County providing services to community members experiencing homelessness.

To support the Field-Weller Fund for Homelessness, please click here.

Field-Weller Health & Dental Fund

Field-Weller Health & Dental Fund is an endowment fund available for grants to qualified charitable organizations in Owensboro-Daviess County providing health and dental services to community members with great financial need.

To support the Field-Weller Health & Dental Fund, please click here.

Esther Jansing Memorial Fund for Non-Profit Leadership Development

Specifically, this fund is intended to support professional development opportunities for nonprofit leaders at programs like Leadership Owensboro.

To support the Esther Jansing Memorial Fund for Non-Profit Leadership Development, please click here.

Advisory Board

  • David Ross, Chair
  • Mike Weafer, Chair-Elect
  • Nick Volk, Secretary
  • Larry O’Bryan, Treasurer
  • Jeff Ebelhar, County Outreach Chair
  • Gregory C. Longtine, Grantmaking Chair
  • Nick Volk, Professional Outreach Chair
  • Mike Weafer, Public Relations Chair
  • Steve Divine
  • G. Dan Griffith
  • Frank Hagan
  • Pam Hagan
  • Josh Meyer
  • Shannon Raines
  • Jiten Shah
  • Jason Worth

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.

Would you like to learn more about the Green River Area Community Foundation?

Amy Silvert
Amy Silvert
Executive Director
270.926.1860
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Heather Cash, JD
Heather Cash, JD
Senior Vice President, Philanthropic Services
502.855.6955
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