News & Events


Youth in Philanthropy Grant Application Deadline Approaching

Youth in Philanthropy grant applications are due to the Rush County Community Foundation [RCCF] office by 4pm on Monday, October 15. The application form can be picked up at the RCCF office, or downloaded from www.rushcountyfoundation.org.   The Youth in Philanthropy Fund [YIP] at RCCF was created to promote youth involvement and teach philanthropy to  … Read more

Youth Athletic Fund Grant Awarded to LionStrong Program

LionStrong, a joint venture between Rush Memorial Hospital and Rushville Consolidated High School, is the 2018 recipient of the Rush County Community Foundation Youth Athletic Fund grant!  The funds awarded will be used to assist with the purchase of supplies for healthy snacks to accompany a nutrition lesson aimed toward high school athletes and other  … Read more

RCCF Welcomes Intern for Fall Semester

The Rush County Community Foundation (RCCF) is delighted to announce that Abi Roszell has joined the RCCF team as a Lilly Endowment Community Foundation Intern for the fall semester.  Abi is a 2015 graduate of Rushville Consolidated High School and is currently senior studying English at IUPUI.  Abi is the daughter of David and Jennifer.  … Read more

Supporting Gleaners. Supporting Rush County.

The look of hunger comes in a variety of faces, ages, and backgrounds.  The Rush County Community Foundation has provided grant funding to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana for several years and several projects, ultimately impacting the Rush County residents who utilize Gleaners’ food program(s).  Our support of Gleaners came full-circle in March, when our  … Read more

Applications available for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship applications are now available at the Rush County Community Foundation RCCF website (www.rushcountyfoundation.org). The generous four-year, full-tuition scholarship is a result of the Lilly Endowment, Inc. initiative to help Indiana students attain higher levels of education.   All Rush County residents entering college for the first time who have graduated from  … Read more

Applications Due for Education, Ag, Community Grants & More!

The Rush County Community Foundation’s [RCCF] Fall Grant deadline is September 4th for the Community Grants program and for the following field-of-interest grants. Applications are available at the RCCF office or on the RCCF website.   Community Grant Program – The RCCF Community Grant Program awards competitive grants in two cycles each year. To begin  … Read more

RCCF Community Grants Awarded!

The Rush County Community Foundation [RCCF] has just awarded three grants totaling $17,030.00 to benefit three excellent community projects and organizations. This is the first 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 Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients!

On Monday, May 14, 2018 the Rush County Community Foundation [RCCF] hosted their annual Scholarship Celebration and distributed 113 scholarship awards to 66 students. These scholarships were awarded from 70 RCCF scholarship funds and from the Lilly Endowment which funds the Rush County Lilly Scholar award. An enthusiastic group of 200 fund donors, scholarship recipients,  … 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