News & Events


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

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

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

RCCF Amidst Round 3 in the BFG Tournament

For the second Friday this month, friends of the Rush County Community Foundation closely monitored their phones and computer screens as 8:00PM neared.  When the final buzzer rang, RCCF fans were delighted to officially celebrate the week’s fundraising victory of 560-0 in the Brackets for Good tournament.   Now fully into the third round, the  … Read more

Moving On!  RCCF Proceeds in Brackets for Good Tournament

When the final buzzer rang at 8:00PM on Friday evening, friends of the Rush County Community Foundation cheered in excitement that the Foundation moved on to Round 2 of the Brackets for Good tournament.  In an impressive competition between Shares, Inc. and the Foundation, RCCF prevailed with the win 2,862-1,421.   This week, until 8PM  … Read more

Spring Grant Deadlines for Soccer, Parks, Boy Scouts & More!

The Rush County Community Foundation’s [RCCF] Spring FOI (field-of-interest) Grant deadline is March 1st and the Community Grants letter of intent deadline is May 1st. Application instructions and forms are available at the RCCF office or on the RCCF website. FOI Funds making grants this spring: Shane Young Memorial Soccer Fund – Established by Shane’s  … Read more

RCCF Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

Applications for the Rush County Community Foundation [RCCF] 2018-2019 Scholarships are due by 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 www.rushcountyfoundation.org/scholarships.   In order to be  … Read more

Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients

Through the Rush County Cancer Fund, Rush County Community Foundation [RCCF] is partnering with local organizations to provide assistance for Rush County residents going through financial hardship because of a cancer diagnosis. To be considered for funding a completed application must be submitted to RCCF by a sponsoring organization on behalf of the individual/family in  … Read more