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Previous events

Vogt Invention & Innovation Awards Demo Day

The Community Foundation of Louisville’s legendary Vogt Invention and Innovation Awards presented this year’s Vogt Awards Demo Day on October 12 at the Kentucky Derby Museum. At this free event, six dynamic founders showcased their big ideas and innovative solutions in healthcare, media and entertainment, virtual reality, software, and eCommerce. 

Special thanks to Promotional Partner Network + Chill and our Demo Day Sponsor Louisville Public Media for all the support provided to make this event happen.

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Give for Good Louisville

On Thursday, September 14, 2023, Give for Good Louisville celebrated our 10th Annual Giving Day by raising nearly $10 million for 550+ local organizations that do great work every day across Kentuckiana. With your giving — and all that it inspires — those organizations can continue their important work of providing essential resources and creating a meaningful change in and beyond Louisville. Thank you!

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2023 Vogt Awards Information Session

The Community Foundation of Louisville held its Vogt Awards Virtual Information Session in May 2023. This session answered questions about the 23rd Vogt Invention and Innovation Awards application open April 28 – May 30, 2023.

Attendees met with Vogt Awards Program Director Lisa Bajorinas, and a recording of the event can be found at

20th Annual Professional Advisor Seminar

The Community Foundation of Louisville and the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana held the 20th Annual Professional Advisor Seminar. Our guests were Ron Brown presenting on “America is a Given Place: A History of Charitable Giving In The United States” and John Duong, CEO and Founder of Kind Capital, discussing the fundamentals and applications of impact investing across various asset classes. Attendees learned how charitable gift annuities have shaped American philanthropy and how the practice of impact investing is expanding philanthropy’s possibilities.

Additionally, we honored Vicki Buster, CPA, JD, of MCM CPA’s and Advisors, as the Community Foundation of Louisville’s 2023 Wilson Wyatt Award recipient, in honor of her partnership in philanthropic opportunities, excellence in advising, and commitment to our community.

This free seminar offered the following continuing education credits: 2.5 hours of CLE for Kentucky and Indiana – 3.0 hours of CPE/CFP CE.

Community Safety & Healing Fund Grant Information Session

The Community Foundation of Louisville together with Cities United, Louisville Metro Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods, and other partners will open the grant application process for the Community Safety and Healing Fund on March 23, 2023. Eligible nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply for grants up to $100,000.

This Grant Info Session provided information to organizations that meet the following eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements:

– 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations (or charitable projects that are fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization)

– Work in Louisville, KY, that can expand their capacity to disrupt the current cycle of community violence, with a focus on Black males ages 15-24, giving priority to those who are not currently enrolled in school or employed.

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