Blog > January, 2018


RCCF Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

Applications for the Rush County Community Foundation [RCCF] 2018-2019 Scholarships are due by 4pm, Thursday, February 15, 2018. Scholarships are available for Rush County residents intending to begin or continue coursework in post-secondary education within the 2018 calendar year. The application packet and cover pages are available online at www.rushcountyfoundation.org/scholarships.   In order to be  … Read more

Oh, What Fund(s)?!

You could say that the Rush County Community Foundation has impacted our community in over 11,000,000 ways.  Each dollar of the $11,000,000+ disbursed from our endowment funds has enabled a non-profit organization, person, or community project to develop.  That’s a lot of money for Rush County organizations and people that comes from a lot of  … Read more

Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients

Through the Rush County Cancer Fund, Rush County Community Foundation [RCCF] is partnering with local organizations to provide assistance for Rush County residents going through financial hardship because of a cancer diagnosis. To be considered for funding a completed application must be submitted to RCCF by a sponsoring organization on behalf of the individual/family in  … Read more

The RCCF will award more than $500,000 in 2018!

In last week’s Foundation Fact Friday post we referenced that we would award more grants than ever before in 2018.  Today, we are excited to elaborate more about how we can make such a tremendous difference in the community this year!   In 2018, the Rush County Community Foundation will provide $508,000 in funding to  … Read more

A Preview of the Year Ahead for RCCF

The start of a new year provides a time for reflection and a time for new goals and commitments.  Last week’s Foundation Fact was dedicated to reflection; this week, we’re looking ahead to what’s sure to be another rewarding year at the Rush County Community Foundation.   As the Foundation approaches its 27th birthday in  … Read more

RCCF Reflects on 2017

A New Year brings new resolutions, and additionally, a time to reflect on the accomplishments of the year that just passed.   Several goals were set for the Rush County Community Foundation at the beginning of last year:  undergo a financial audit, apply for accreditation through National Standards for Community Foundations, educate our staff, volunteers,  … Read more