Falls of the Ohio Foundation
201 W. Riverside Drive
Clarksville, IN 47129
Business Phone: 812-283-4999
Contact Person: Kenton Wooden, Executive Director
Please use 300 words or less to describe your agency and your impact on the community.
Agency Mission Statement or Description: The Falls of the Ohio Foundation is a nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to be a collaborative force focused on elevating the awareness, recognition, and legacy of the Falls of the Ohio area. The Foundation does this by elevating the landscape and preserving it for future generations, educating the community on the area’s significance, and activating the space in ways that connect people to the stories of the past.
Year established: 1987
Counties/regions serviced: Southern Indiana and Louisville Metro
Focus areas: Nature, History, Culture, Outdoor Recreation, Education
Impact in community: There is no other place in the world like the Falls of the Ohio, where so many natural, cultural, and historical resources come together to create a truly unique landscape with stories to tell. The Falls of the Ohio Foundation works to steward these resources and share these stories, helping connect our community to the past while protecting what we have for future generations. The Foundation does this in several different ways including providing free educational experiences at the Falls of the Ohio State Park which brought over 1,700 students and youth to the Falls last year at no cost to them. Additionally, the Foundation provides grants to help improve the visitor experience at the State Park and creates unique community activations to encourage exploration and preservation of this beautiful landscape.
Volunteer Opportunities: Community Leadership Council, Special Event Support, Cleanup Events
How 1si members can help your organization: Share the Falls within your network by becoming a supporter or member, joining the Community Leadership Council, or attending an upcoming event.