The Hendricks County Community Foundation (HCCF) is excited to announce that it is now offering incredible opportunities for local residents pursuing their bachelorette to benefit from the foundation. HCCF is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Hendricks County by initiating charitable work for the county.
Since its inception in 1992, the HCCF has given out over $20 million in grants and scholarships to locals. A volunteer Board of Directors made up of community leaders from all throughout Hendricks County governs the organization.
Hendricks County Community Foundation is now offering two new ways for residents to get involved in its work.
First, the organization is now accepting applications for its Community Grants Program. This program provides funding for projects that benefit the residents of Hendricks County.
Second, HCCF offers Community Impact Scholarship. This scholarship is available to any Hendricks County resident who is planning to pursue a degree in a field that will benefit the community.
Eligibility Requirements for the Scholarship
To qualify for the Hendricks County Community Foundation Scholarship, you need the following:
- You must be a resident of Hendricks County.
- You have to provide contact information, education, activities, employment and a personal statement
- Submit a letter of recommendation.
- Complete the application online before the deadline.
Moreso, if you are qualified, you need to submit contact information, education, activities, employment, a personal statement and a recommendation letter.
Hendricks County Community Scholarship Application Process
Hendricks County Community Foundation Scholarship is always announced online on their official portal. On this portal, you will be informed where you will apply for the scholarship.
If your interview session is successful your name will feature on the list of successful applicants and you will be informed on how you will claim the award. This scholarship goes a long way in reducing the cost of studies. It can even turn out to be fully funded if it can carry it. See 2021 Hendrick County Scholarship recipients.
Importance of giving back to your community
The Hendricks County Community Foundation, founded in 2005, is a non-profit organization that partners with lovers of Hendricks county to ensure a better life for residents in the county thereby creating a good legacy for the Hendricks.
This foundation has succeeded in partnering with families and businesses in taking up formidable projects for the better life of an average Hendrick. Today, Hendricks County Community Foundation boasts of controlling over $20million worth of assets. These assets generate income which is given back to the society through community projects.
This wonderful foundation has different grants namely; Community Unity Grants, Community Impact Grants and Open Application Grants. In 2021, they disbursed $2million in grants alone. See Current & Past Grantees. You can apply for a grant here. Don’t forget to check for eligibility.
Hendricks County has done so well in encouraging her youths to focus their energy on productivity. They have given so many scholarship opportunities to residents. I am sure they have lost count but I didn’t lose count for 2021 awardees as 79 Hendricks were given scholarships to study in different universities. I feel jealous.
In January 2022, Hendricks County Community Foundation announced scholarship winners for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. After reviewing over 300 applications, 10 were selected for the scholarship.
If you are qualified for the Hendricks County Community Foundation Scholarship, relish his opportunity and go for the Scholarship.
The Lily Endowment Community Scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship that covers all academic expenditures and even accommodation of $900 per Annum for a full-time four years first-degree course in any recognized public or private university in Indiana, USA.