The Lake Area Foundation is a community foundation serving the ten counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Taylor, and Wayne in South Central Kentucky. We are a collection of endowed charitable funds created by individuals, families, companies, nonprofit organizations and community entities to benefit different charitable organizations and causes throughout South Central Kentucky.
Review our list of funds to find the right recipient for your charitable objectives, a meaningful tribute, memorial or anniversary or birthday gift.
Lake Cumberland Area Development Fund – Started by the Ron and Donna Diaz Family as an unrestricted fund to benefit the ten county Lake Cumberland region.
Pat Bell Administrative Fund – Started by staff of the Lake Cumberland Area Development District for the purpose of securing on-going professional administration of the Lake Area Foundation.:
Funds by county:
Adair County Courthouse Preservation Fund – Started by Dan Antle for the on-going preservation of the Adair County Courthouse.
Adair County Women's Circle Fund – Started by the Adair County Women's Circle to fund unmet needs in Adair County.
Lindsey Wilson College Fund – Started by Dan Antle to fund the on-going needs of Lindsey Wilson College.
McCreary County Christian Care Center Fund – The fund was started to address unmet needs in McCreary County.
God's Food Pantry Fund – Started by an anonymous donor to provide food for needy families in Russell County.
Habitat for Humanity Fund – Started by an anonymous donor to support the Russell County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
Russell County Development Fund - Unrestricted – Started by Dr. Jerry D. Westerfield to fund unmet needs in Russell County.
Russell County Emergency Shelter Fund – Started by an anonymous donor to provide unmet needs for The Inn through the Russell County Emergency Shelter Board.
Russell County Women's Circle Fund – Started by the Russell County Women's Circle to fund unmet needs in Russell County.