Welcome to our redesigned website!

Website technology has evolved tremendously since the Community Foundation’s first site went online in 2003. We are pleased to welcome you to our first major site update in almost a decade. In addition to improved navigation capabilities, our redesigned website offers greater flexibility in the presentation of video and photographic content, as well as better…

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2012-13 Youth Philanthropy Initiative members named by Community Foundation

Selection of 2012-13 Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) members has concluded with the naming of 18 new representatives from Knox County high schools and the home school community, Community Foundation Executive Director Sam Barone has announced. True to the spirit of the initiative, selection of new members was conducted last month by the 11  youth members…

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Work progressing on MVNU’s Buchwald Center Plaza

It’s always reassuring to see something positive resulting from tragedy, such as the 2010 fire that destroyed the landmark Downtown Mount Vernon S. S. Kresge Building at the corner of Gambier and South Main Streets. Construction crews today were pouring the curbs that are beginning to delineate the Buchwald Center Plaza and  adjacent parking area.…

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