Investing in Owen County
LEVERAGE OUR KNOWLEDGE & NETWORKS
The Owen County Community Foundation aspires to be a catalyst of positive change for our state by bringing a century of knowledge, new insights and collaborative networks of partners to a shared quest for a better Owen County. Money alone cannot change the world, and OCCF is more than the largest grant-maker in Owen County.
The Owen County Community Foundation plays a unique role in Owen County, creating and sharing new knowledge about pressing social issues affecting our rural communities, and forming collaborative partnerships among key public, private and nonprofit entities to find potential new solutions to address them. We do this by scouting for new ideas to apply in our local context, strengthening leadership within the nonprofit community, and promoting effective and strategic approaches among the donor community.
The Community Fund supports this activity that goes well beyond grantmaking. The Community Fund is critical to our strategic approach to identifying where generous givers can make the greatest impact for the people of Owen County. In short, the Community Fund enables the Board of Directors to make grants to address the most urgent needs and opportunities in our community.