Blog > December, 2017


There’s Still Time for Tax Deductible Contributions for 2017!

The clock is ticking on submitting charitable contributions in time for the 2017 tax year!  The last day to make an eligible contribution for the year in our office is 4:00 PM on Friday, December 29. The Rush County Community Foundation will be closed on Friday, December 22nd, Monday, December 25th and Tuesday, December 26th.   … Read more

Barbara Hershberger named Rush County’s 2018 Lilly Scholar

One Rush County student has been named the recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Rush County Community Foundation’s 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.  This year’s recipient is the 36th Rush County student to receive a Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.   Barbara Hershberger will receive full tuition to an Indiana college of her choice  … Read more

CIRCLe Fund Grant Applications Now Available!

The CIRCLe Fund at the Rush County Community Foundation is excited to celebrate its 5th year of grantmaking by announcing that the 2018 grant award will be the largest yet!  Cindy Taff, one of the six founders of the CIRCLe (Chicks Impacting Rush County Life) Fund shared that, because of the generosity of women passionate  … Read more

Thank A Teacher via the RCCF!

As we enter the holiday season the Rush County Community Foundation would like to remind parents and students in all schools in Rush County that making a donation to the Rush County Education Fund through the “Thank-A-Teacher” initiative is a great way to honor school system employees during the holiday by giving a gift that  … Read more