Together We
THRIVE

Since 1960, Central Kentucky Community Foundation has been uniting people, ideas, and resources for a thriving Central Kentucky. Through collaborating with generous people and community partners, we harness the power of collective giving to create hometowns with opportunity, prosperity, and a fulfilling life for all. Join us to create a ripple effect of good in Central Kentucky that lasts for generations.

Donors

When we contribute collectively for our community’s future, we can ensure a great quality of life for years to come. Give to an established fund, or create one of your own. We help you give more, in a simpler way.​

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Community

We serve as a community catalyst and connector to help address our county’s most pressing issues⁠—including education, health, and youth.​​

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Community

We serve as a community catalyst and connector to help address our county’s most pressing issues⁠—including education, health, and youth.​​

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Nonprofits

Your organization can change the world—and we can help. Build long-term assets, establish a home for reserve funds, and apply for grants to help further your mission. ​​

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Your Investment Makes a
Difference

Each year our donors fund, create, and impact hundreds of causes and nonprofit organizations. In 2022, donors granted over $X million​ to XX nonprofits and granted $XXX,XXX in scholarships to area students through funds established at the Community Foundation.​​

$123,456

GRANTED

$123,456

SCHOLARSHIPS

$123,456

COMMUNITY FUNDS

Community Stories

“I appreciate this opportunity to represent your son and continue his passion for the automotive community. This is an extremely important opportunity for me and is going to help me in more ways than one. Once again I can’t thank you guys enough.”

Hunter Risner
Scholarship recipient on using Scholarship Central

“CKCF had a very personal touch for us. I didn’t feel like I was dealing with an organization where you were just another scholarship.” ​

Brenda Tiffany

“We have people with resources available in the community that wants to support education ad students who need support to advance their education. We brought them together. CKCF was essential and integral every step of the way. We couldn’t have done it without them.”​

Steve Kistler
Hart County Scholarship Alliance

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Let’s discuss how Central Kentucky Community Foundation ​can help you with your philanthropic goals