Little Free Libraries throughout Rush County made possible by Milroy Psi Iota Xi and Rush County Community Foundation Partnership

At the end of 2015, Milroy Psi Iota Xi requested funding from the Rush County Community Foundation’s community grants program to make Little Free Libraries available in each township of our county.  The national Psi Iota Xi organization lists “literacy” among their philanthropic focuses, and the Milroy chapter embraced the idea of improving literacy in  … Read more

RCCF Scholarship Applications Now Available

Students are now eligible to apply for Rush County Community Foundation [RCCF] 2018-2019 Scholarships; the application deadline is 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  … Read more

RCCF Community Grants Awarded!

The Rush County Community Foundation [RCCF] has just awarded seven grants totaling $40,554.66 to benefit seven excellent community projects and organizations. This is the last of the year’s two Community Grant cycles in which non-profit organizations doing charitable work in Rush County can apply for funding. The Foundation’s unrestricted endowment funds and several field of  … Read more

RCCF Supports Four Classroom Projects via the Rush County Education Fund

The Rush County Education Fund was established by the Rush County Schools in 1994 to support education-related projects not provided for in the Rush County Schools’ budget.  This permanently endowed field of interest fund makes annual grants available to teachers, students, administrators, and volunteer parents. This year, the Rush County Education Fund awarded four projects  … Read more

Rush County Education Fund Inspires Creative Art and Writing

The RCHS Fine Arts Department received a Rush County Community Foundation Education Grant for Pilot Varsity Fountain Pens.  These new fountain pens will replace the old pen nibs and ink wells.  Mari Romero is seen here testing the new pens.  “I love the bright colors and they do not drip ink.”  The pens were made  … Read more

The Deadline is Approaching to join this year’s CIRCLe!

Connecting Mentors to Students … Making History Available to Young People … Providing Safety and Support During a Rough Period in Life… These are just a few things that you could be part of when you join us in the CIRCLe!   We would love to have you! The CIRCLe women have been positively affecting  … Read more

Dorothy Crawley Recognized on Donor Wall at Rush County Community Foundation

On the evening of Tuesday, September 26, the Board of Directors of the Rush County Community Foundation recognized Dorothy Crawley’s estate contribution to the Rush County Community Foundation.  Alisa Winters, Executive Director of the Rush County Community Foundation, presented a framed photo of Dorothy created by Green’s Photography to Dena Vittorio, a dear friend to  … Read more