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The Rush County Historical Society and the Rush County Community Foundation

As a part of the new series reviewing the Rush County Community Foundation’s “designated endowment” funds, we’ll be taking a weekly look at the Rush County nonprofit organizations that have funds that support their mission and work held at RCCF.  This week’s installment focuses on the Rush County Historical Society. Rush County’s rich history remains  … Read more

2016 Community Grant Cycle I Deadline, May 16th

The application deadline for Cycle I, 2016 Community Grants is 4 PM, Monday, May 16th, 2016. Grant seekers need to submit a letter of intent to info@rushcountyfoundation.org by Monday, May 2nd; the letter of intent should be submitted before the grant application. Funds that enable the Community Grant program are the “unrestricted endowment funds”, including: Laura May  … Read more

2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient

One Rush County student has been named the recipient of a four year, full tuition scholarship as the Rush County Community Foundation’s 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.  This year’s recipient is the 34th Rush County student to receive a Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Emilee Rogers will receive full tuition to the Indiana college of her  … Read more

Arlington East Hill Cemetery Association and the Rush County Community Foundation

As a part of the new series reviewing the Rush County Community Foundation’s “designated endowment” funds, we’ll be taking a weekly look at the Rush County nonprofit organizations that have funds that support their mission and work held at RCCF.  This week’s installment focuses on the Arlington East Hill Cemetery Association. Driving westbound from Rushville  … Read more

BPOE Rushville #1307 and the Rush County Community Foundation

As a part of the continued series reviewing the Rush County Community Foundation’s “designated endowment” funds, we’ll be taking a weekly look at the Rush County nonprofit organizations that have funds that support their mission and work held at RCCF.  This week’s installment focuses on the BPOE Rushville Lodge #1307. The Benevolent and Protective Order  … Read more

Boy Scouts of America Fund and the Rush County Community Foundation

As a part of the ongoing series reviewing the Rush County Community Foundation’s “designated endowment” funds, we’ll be taking a weekly look at the Rush County nonprofit organizations that have funds that support their mission and work held at RCCF.  This week’s installment focuses on the Boy Scouts of America. The Boy Scouts of America  … Read more

American Legion Rushville, Post #150 and the Rush County Community Foundation

As a part of the series reviewing the Rush County Community Foundation’s “designated endowment” funds, we’ll be taking a weekly look at the Rush County nonprofit organizations that have funds that support their mission and work held at RCCF.  This week’s installment focuses on the Rushville American Legion, Post #150.   The American Legion, the  … Read more

RCCF Hosts Fund Payout Celebration

The Rush County Community Foundation hosted its first Fund Payout Celebration on the evening of February 25.  65 guests attended the celebration, held at the 201 Building on Main Street.   The event recognized the donors of the 76 designated funds that provide annual support to donor-selected organizations and the 66 local nonprofit agencies that are  … Read more