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The Northern Kentucky Fund

Making a Positive Impact in Northern Kentucky

Through the generous contributions of donors, more than $10 million in grants from The Northern Kentucky Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation have been given to organizations and programs serving Northern Kentucky.

Recent grant recipients include:

  • Brighton Properties – provides low-income, single parents the opportunity to receive housing, child care, and family support as they complete a post-secondary degree.
  • Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky – provides children and families with opportunity and hope for better lives by offering both residential and community-based programs.
  • The Faith Community Pharmacy - purchases pharmaceuticals for low-income individuals.

How we started

In 1998, GCF teamed with local leaders to establish The Northern Kentucky Fund of GCF. This permanent, charitable resource brings together donors with the common goal of enhancing the quality of life in Northern Kentucky. Since its inception, the fund has invested in the health and vitality of communities in Boone, Campbell, and Kenton counties.

How you can help

Your tax-deductible gifts to The Northern Kentucky Fund generate earnings that are given back to the community in the form of grants.

With its extensive grantmaking experience and dedication to philanthropic stewardship, GCF ensures the grants are directed to the organizations serving the region’s greatest needs. In addition, grant dollars from The Northern Kentucky Fund are combined with financial resources from GCF’s Community Fund pool to make an even greater impact.

Give now to help fulfill Northern Kentucky's greatest needs

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