Harriet Poynter Scholarship Fund

Community Foundation of Louisville

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Grant amount: US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Mar 15, 2020

Applicant type: High School Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Shelby County, Kentucky

Exclusive to minorities: Yes

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The Harriet Poynter Scholarship Fund will provide scholarship assistance to help defray college or university expenses of a graduating senior from Shelby County High School who is of African American heritage.

Community Foundation of Louisville is the largest charitable foundation in Kentucky with $434 million in assets and more than 1,350 different funds, each with a charitable purpose defined by its donors. In 2014, the Community Foundation made over 8,000 grants totaling $45 million to local, national and international nonprofits.

A strong advocate for philanthropy across the Commonwealth, the Community Foundation of Louisville has a network of affiliate foundations, each working to support philanthropy in their region.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Graduating senior from Shelby County High School
  • African American