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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

Deadline approaching for Rush County Community Foundation scholarships!

The Rush County Community Foundation will disburse more than $140,000 in local scholarship funds this spring.  If you are a student pursuing postsecondary education at an accredited university, now is your chance to apply for financial assistance!   The deadline for the application for Rush County Community Foundation scholarships, for those that have submitted the  … Read more

Arc of Rush County Fund 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.  The first organization in the series is Arc of Rush County.   Arc of Rush  … Read more

RCCF: Supporting local nonprofits through endowed funds

$400,000 is a pretty big number.  Did you know that Rush County Community Foundation will give away more than that this year to people and organizations within our community?   Many people that know us in the community know about our scholarship funds.  While our scholarship impact is great, it only accounts for one-third of  … Read more

Rushville Pharmacy donation to RCCF

The Rushville Pharmacy generously donated $5 from each flu shot given September through December to the Rush County Community Foundation.  Kip Burkett, owner and pharmacist at Rushville Pharmacy, recently presented a check for $1,200.00 to Alisa Winters, Director of the Rush County Community Foundation.   Kip offered the idea to the Foundation in the fall,  … Read more

The time is coming: RCCF scholarship deadlines are rapidly approaching!

Scholarship season is rapidly upon us at the Rush County Community Foundation.  For those unfamiliar, “scholarship season” occurs between February and May each year.  It is arguably the busiest time of the year in our office, with hundreds of applications submitted, numerous meetings for scholarship review, and various students, volunteers, and donors in and out  … Read more

The deadline is approaching for Rush County Community Foundation scholarships!

The Rush County Community Foundation will disburse more than $140,000 in local scholarship funds this spring.  If you are a student pursuing postsecondary education at an accredited university, now is your chance to apply for financial assistance!   The deadline for the application for Rush County Community Foundation scholarships is approaching quickly!  The deadline to submit the online  … Read more