Foundation awarded $250K COVID-19 relief grant

From Local Sources

JASPER — The Dubois County Community Foundation has received a $250,000 COVID-19 Economic Relief Initiative Grant, made possible through a partnership between Lilly Endowment Inc. and Indiana United Ways.

These special funds will be used to boost the efforts of selected area human and social service nonprofits serving the community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The Community Foundation continues to keep a pulse on our community’s most pressing needs during this pandemic and has deployed over $100,000 to support emergency pandemic relief and nonprofit sustainability in Dubois County," said Andrea Tooley, board president of the foundation. "Thanks to generous support from the Lilly Endowment Inc., we are now more strongly positioned to help our community’s nonprofits deal with the immediate impacts of COVID-19."

The foundation has formed a COVID-19 advisory committee to set strategy and oversee the COVID-19 Economic Relief Initiative Grant funding, with a heavy focus on proactive grantmaking and strong partnerships in the community.

For additional information, call 812-482-5295 or visit More details will be released soon.

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