News & Events


2016 Community Grant Cycle I Deadline, May 16th

The application deadline for Cycle I, 2016 Community Grants is 4 PM, Monday, May 16th, 2016. Grant seekers need to submit a letter of intent to info@rushcountyfoundation.org by Monday, May 2nd; the letter of intent should be submitted before the grant application. Funds that enable the Community Grant program are the “unrestricted endowment funds”, including: Laura May  … Read more

2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient

One Rush County student has been named the recipient of a four year, full tuition scholarship as the Rush County Community Foundation’s 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.  This year’s recipient is the 34th Rush County student to receive a Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Emilee Rogers will receive full tuition to the Indiana college of her  … Read more

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

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 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

Spirits for Giving – Event Details

The RCCF’s fundraiser is quickly approaching!  We’re excited to ring in the New Year, celebrate 25 years of giving, and raise money for our community grants the evening of 12/31/2015!   The evening lineup: 7:30PM:  Doors open (auction registration, food/drinks available) 8:00 PM:  Happy Hour, Beer/Wine Tastings 9:00 PM:  Welcome, Live Auction (click link to view auction  … Read more

Tickets are now available for Spirits for Giving!

Tickets are now on sale for our first annual fundraiser event, Spirits for Giving, on December 31, 2015!    “Spirits for Giving” will feature beer and wine tastings with representation from Bier Brewery and PRP Wine International. A cash bar, dinner, live auction, and DJ will provide entertainment prior to ringing in the New Year. Alan  … Read more

Now Hiring!

The Rush County Community Foundation is now hiring! We are excited to announce the opening of two positions, one full-time, one part-time.  Please see below for more information.   To Apply By October 23, 2015:  please submit resume, cover letter and application to RCCF office at 117 N Main St., Rushville, IN 46173 or electronically  … Read more