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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

Foundation Fact Friday: March Matchness Impact

  The month of March has been eventful at the Rush County Community Foundation!  Between our March Matchness fundraising campaign and our participation in Brackets for Good, the Foundation has raised $21,000 for our unrestricted endowment funds!!  This remarkable amount exceeds our best month of March fundraising by $16,520!   The Foundation’s fundraising success is  … Read more

March Matchness Impact

The month of March has been eventful at the Rush County Community Foundation!  Between our March Matchness fundraising campaign and our participation in Brackets for Good, the Foundation has raised $21,000 for our unrestricted endowment funds!!  This remarkable amount exceeds our best month of March fundraising by $16,520!   The Foundation’s fundraising success is attributed  … Read more

Local Organizations Benefit from Dick and Sue Moster’s Generosity

Richard “Dick” and Sue Moster’s philanthropic spirits have long been known by those residing in the Rush County community.  If you were fortunate enough to know them, neither were someone you would quickly forget.   Dick, a lifetime Rush County resident, and Sue, a Rush County resident since her mid-twenties, were married in 1958.  Both  … Read more

Marching On – Again!  RCCF Proceeds in Brackets for Good Tournament

Another exciting week in March passed, and at 8:00PM on Friday evening, the Rush County Community Foundation learned that they would be moving on once again in the competitive Brackets for Good fundraising tournament!  They remain among 8 of the original 64 competing non-profit organizations throughout Indiana in the “Engaged 8” round of the tournament,  … Read more