Decatur County Youth Running Club

The Decatur County Youth Running Club hosted its 7th annual running clinic in the Summer of 2018. It was the largest DCYRC Running Clinic to date with 111 youth from around the county participating in a variety of running games, dynamic stretches, and warm-ups led by...

Krista Eldridge Memorial Scholarship: Academic Love

The Krista Eldridge Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the life of Krista. Learn more about how it was put together by watching this video.

2017 Annual Report Digital Download

For the first time, we are offering our Annual Report online. Click here to download and view the PDF to get an idea how the Foundation is impacting the community! ...

Lilly Scholar 2017: A Note from Rylie Smith

In 22 days, 18 hours, 32 minutes, and 35 seconds, I will have officially finished my first year at Notre Dame (not that I’m counting).  It hardly seems real.  22 days, 18 hours, 31 minutes, and 28 seconds.  I’ve already got the prompts for my two final papers, and...

2018 Foundation Scholarship Winners: Congratulations!

The Decatur County Community Foundation would like to congratulate the following scholarship recipients.  The Foundation would also like to thank all of the donors that made these scholarships possible. Through their generosity, a total of $377,100.23 (excludes Lilly...

The Decatur County Community Foundation is a catalyst for progress, and a supporter of visionary ideas with the power to improve our community and the lives of its residents.

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From small grants to large grants, we offer a wide-range of grants to help make your idea happen for your non-profit. Learn about and apply for grants here.


We are able to make the impact we do because of our philanthropic donors. Learn how to start a fund with us and make a lasting impact right here in the community.


Investing in the students in our community is a high priority for us. We have a wide-range of scholarships avaialble. View our available scholarships & apply.

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