Blog > April, 2018


Foundation Fact Friday: Operating Funds Support RCCF

Among the many funds at the Rush County Community Foundation, there are five funds that exist to support the Foundation’s operations.  These special funds provide ongoing funding to ensure that RCCF is able to conduct business as a nonprofit organization and fulfill our mission of enriching and enhancing the quality of life in Rush County  … Read more

Foundation Fact Friday: A Memorial Gift that Lasts Forever

  When a loved one of a friend or family member’s passes on, it’s difficult to know the “right” thing to say or do to help the situation.  We’re often left scrambling to prepare and deliver a casserole, rearrange schedules to visit the family and/or funeral home, and purchase an item to let the friend/family  … Read more

Bob Priddy Sports Partner Fund Established

  The Bob Priddy Sports Partner Fund was recently established by Bob’s daughter Deby Priddy and family friend Christie Love.  The Bob Priddy Sports Partner Fund is a field of interest fund at the Rush County Community Foundation that will support Rush County youth involved in team sports by providing financial assistance with team participation  … Read more

Joseph Hinchman Cemetery Pass-Through Fund Established

Pete Osting and Julie Connolly recently established the Joseph Hinchman Cemetery Pass-Through Fund.  This non-permanent fund was created to assist the on-demand needs of the Hinchman Cemetery, as a supplement to routine expenses currently covered by the permanently endowed Joseph Hinchman Cemetery Fund at the Rush County Community Foundation.     The Hinchman Cemetery is  … Read more

Foundation Fact Friday: Designated Funds Support Local Non Profits

  Did you know that in 2018 the Rush County Community Foundation will disburse $150,000 to our community’s nonprofit organizations?   This money comes from the Foundation’s “Designated Endowment Funds”:  the permanent funds established by donors that support local nonprofit agencies’ charitable needs.  Rush County Community Foundation is home to 80 designated endowment funds that  … Read more

Richard K. Levi Family Fund Established

  The family of Richard “Rick” Levi recently established a new permanent endowment fund with the Rush County Community Foundation.  Rick’s wife, Chris, and daughters Heidi Cornett and Jacqueline Gudanowski, decided to memorialize their beloved husband and father by honoring his contributions to the Rush County Community Foundation with a permanent endowment fund in his  … Read more