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Grant Workshop & Brainstorming Session

The foundation of grant writing is a good idea… and your good idea could be worth $25,000! The Rush County Community Foundation is celebrating its 25th Anniversary by awarding one $25,000 “Grand Idea” grant, and we want your input!   Please join us and other community leaders for breakfast at the RCCF office on Thursday, July 21st from  … Read more

Rush County Community Foundation Awards Eight Community Grants

  The Rush County Community Foundation’s most recent grant cycle awarded funds to benefit eight excellent community projects and organizations. This is the first of the year’s two cycles in which non-profit organizations doing charitable work in Rush County can apply for funding through RCCF’s Community Grants Program. The Foundation’s unrestricted endowment funds provide funding  … Read more

RCCF Provides Matching Grant Opportunity to East Hill Cemetery

The Rush County Community Foundation has granted East Hill a matching grant of up to $13,500 for restoration of the 115 year old Arch which graces the front of the cemetery.  The arch was built in 1901 for an entire cost of $2,500.  After 115 years, it is in need of restoration.  The cost of  … Read more

Supporting Rush County Heritage via 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 Rush County Heritage.   Rush County’s rich history is still evident  … Read more

Rushville BPOE Lodge #1307 supported by 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 Rushville BPOE Lodge #1307.   It’s likely that even  … Read more

The Rotary Club of Rushville 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 Rotary Club of Rushville.   The Rotary Club of Rushville  … Read more

Rush County Agricultural Association 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 Rush County Agricultural Association. June has officially arrived, which  … Read more

The Rushville Public Library 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.  The Rushville Public Library is this week’s organization highlighted. The Rushville Public Library is a  … Read more

City of Rushville Parks Department 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 an entire division of our community, not just an organization:   … Read more

Rush County Community Foundation Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients

  On Monday, May 16, 2016 the Rush County Community Foundation distributed 147 scholarship awards to 86 students at their 2016 Scholarship Celebration held at the Rushville Consolidated High School Cafeteria. These scholarships were awarded from 69 local scholarship funds endowed at the Foundation.  The 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar was also recognized.  The evening’s  … Read more