Woodford County

The Woodford County Community Fund is a permanent charitable resource that supports local causes and organizations.  

A local advisory board puts donations of all sizes to good use by making grants to meet the needs and vision of the community. They partner with individuals, businesses and nonprofits to make Woodford County a better place to live, learn, work and play. 

Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Give what you can.

We encourage you to donate now and make a gift that supports Woodford County in perpetuity. We accept a wide range of assets, providing you the ultimate flexibility in charitable giving. 

Your donation may be eligible for a tax credit! Learn more about the Endow Kentucky Tax Credit

The 2021 Grant Shebang is here!

We are now accepting applications for grants to fund areas of interest identified through our recent survey. Information on how to apply for a grant is below. The Grant Shebang, where community members will review the grant applications for funding, will be in early November. Plan on joining us then!

Woodford County Community Fund Grant Opportunity

The Woodford County Community Fund seeks applications for grants that stimulate and support innovative projects, programs, or partnerships that contribute to enhancing diverse components of the quality of life in Woodford CountyWCCF will award grants to support ideas arising from a recent survey of Woodford County residents. Successful proposals will address community needs through projects and programs that demonstrate sustainable impact and measurable outcomes.  Following an initial review by the Woodford County Community Fund, the community will be invited to weigh-in and help select the final grant recipients.  Grant awards will be up to $2,500 depending on the availability of funds.

Click here for more information.

Click here to apply for this grant on the BGCF Online Application Portal.

Click here for instructions on registering with and navigating the BGCF Online Application Portal.

Deadline to apply:  September 1st, 2021 by 5:00 pm (EST)

Woodford County Community Fund Grants 2020/2021

GrantDateDesignation
Woodford Parks Foundation3/9/2020Grant Shebang
SPARK Community Cafe3/9/2020“Together We Are Better” project- Grant Shebang- COVID-19 Relief
Versailles-Woodford County Parks and Recreation3/9/2020Grant Shebang
Midway Presbyterian Church3/9/2020Public Garden
Versailles Presbyterian Church3/9/2020School Mentoring
Mentors & Meals3/18/2020COVID-19 Relief
SPARK Community Cafe3/19/2020COVID-19 Relief
Versailles Presbyterian Church3/19/2020COVID-19 Relief
Midway Christian Church5/5/2020COVID-19 Relief
Woodford County Fiscal Court6/24/2020COVID-19 Relief
SPARK Community Cafe8/3/2020COVID-19 Relief
Woodford County Sense of Identification12/31/2020COVID-19 Relief
Total: $32,533

Board of Advisors

  • Lori Garkovich, Chair  
  • Hanzly Albina
  • Nancy Blackford  
  • Hunter Boyd  
  • Sandi Bromagen
  • Joe Graviss
  • Judy Korby
  • Maegan Ford Nicholson  
  • Debbie O’Connor
  • Helen Rentch
  • Brenda Richards  
  • Dan Rosenberg
  • Jonathan Rouse
  • Susie Stivers

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