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We’re hiring!

The Wabash Valley Community Foundation is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Community Engagement Officer.

The Community Foundation’s mission is to engage people, build resources and enrich lives in the Wabash Valley. We do so by collaborating with residents and organizations in Clay, Sullivan and Vigo counties to build an ever more connected, inclusive, equitable and philanthropic community.

The Core Values of the Community Foundation guide the decisions and actions of our staff. We commit ourselves to:

Integrity – We are honest and ethical in our approach. We value and respect all people and believe that building trust builds a better community.

Collaboration – We work strategically in partnership and provide leadership when needed to achieve our vision.

Transparency – We communicate, both internally and externally, with candor, honesty and respect.

Accountability – We measure ourselves against the highest standards of philanthropy, stewardship and fiscal responsibility.

Planning to Attend College Next Year?

Scholarship Application Now Open!

Students planning to attend college next year may apply for scholarships ranging from $100 to full tuition, administered through the Community Foundation for the benefit of residents in Clay, Sullivan and Vigo counties. Scholarships, including multi-year awards, are available for students throughout the Wabash Valley who plan to be enrolled in the 2023-2024 Academic Year. In addition, up to four full-time, four-year scholarships will be awarded to graduates of accredited high schools in, or residents of Clay, Sullivan or Vigo counties who will enter college for the first time in the fall of 2023.

To determine your eligibility for the various scholarship opportunities, you may review the criteria prior to completing an application via The application is available now and will close promptly at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. If you have any questions regarding the scholarship application process, please contact Kelli via email at or via telephone at 812-232-2234.

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The Wabash Valley Community Foundation was created by and for the people in the Wabash Valley, enabling anyone with philanthropic interests to support programs and opportunities in our communities. In bringing together the resources of individuals, families and businesses, we create a permanent source of community capital to benefit the Wabash Valley. For good. For ever