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Our Funds

Friends of the Foundation Fund

Designated Endowment Funds - Administration

Designated Endowment Funds - Cemeteries

Designated Endowment Funds - Organizations

Designated Endowment Funds - Churches

Field of Interest Endowment Funds

Designated Endowment Funds - Education

Unrestricted Endowment Funds for Community Grants

Named Funds Within the Rush County Community Fund

Community Partnership Pass-Through Funds

 

Friends of the Foundation Fund

Rush County Community Foundation Operating Fund-1991-RCCF Board of Directors. To provide support to the operation of the Foundation office.

Designated Endowment Funds - Administration

R.H. Deer Fund-1995-R.H. Deer. Income supports RCCF operating costs.

Suzanne Northam Hazelett Fund-8/24/04-Wilna Northam Chance and family. Provide support for the ongoing work and development of the RCCF.

RCCF Operating Endowment-1993-Douglas W. Morrell, M.D.-in Memory of his parents, George and Elizabeth Morrell. To support the work of Rush County Community Foundation.

Designated Endowment Funds - Cemeteries

Arlington East Hill Cemetery-1995-Arlington East Hill Cemetery Association. Income will support this historic cemetery.

Blue River Wesleyan Cemetery Fund-5/15/05-The Blue River Wesleyan Church. To provide maintenance of the Blue River Wesleyan Cemetery, located at 534 N 900 W, Arlington, IN 46104.

Center Church Cemetery Fund, J. Wendell and Jean F. Kirkpatrick-11/25/03-Carol Ann (Kirkpatrick) Warner, John W. Kirkpatrick, and William O. (Bill) Kirkpatrick. To provide for the maintenance of the Center Church Cemetery, Center Township, Rush County Indiana.

East Hill Shrine Mausoleum-1997-Elizabeth Morrell. Income provides support to East Hill Shrine Mausoleum.

Joseph Hinchman Cemetery-1999-Walter Osting and Linda Hinchman Clarkson. To provide support for maintenance of the Joseph Hinchman Cemetery.

Hurst Cemetery Fund-1997-Freda Solomon-In memory of the Horace D. Solomon family. Provides support to the Hurst Cemetery.

Little Blue River Cemetery Fund, J. Wendell and Jean F. Kirkpatrick-11/25/03-Carol Ann (Kirkpatrick) Warner, John W. Kirkpatrick, and William O. (Bill) Kirkpatrick. To provide for the maintenance of the Little Blue River Cemetery in Center Township, Rush County, Indiana.

Little Flatrock Cemetery-1999-Little Flatrock Cemetery Association. To provide support for maintenance for the above cemetery.

McCarter Cemetery Fund-1999-Merrill Carrigan-To support the maintenance of the McCarter Cemetery.

Moscow Cemetery Company-Flossie P. Denton Fund-1995. This fund benefits the Moscow Cemetery.

Moscow Cemetery Company-Clarence M. Gosney Fund-1995. This fund benefits the Moscow Cemetery.

Bert & Harriet Mullin & Roy & Edith Waggener Memorial Fund-1994-Betty Mullin-In memory of the parents of both the donor and her late husband. Income will support the East Hill Cemetery Company of Rushville, preserve and maintain historic monuments and the grounds that surround them.

Rushville East Hill Cemetery Fund-1995-Richard and Lucile Waggoner, in memory of William G. & Eulalia B. Waggoner. To support the East Hill Cemetery Company of Rushville.

Rushville St. Mary Calvary Cemetery Fund-1995. Supports St. Mary Church for the benefit of Calvary Cemetery.

Designated Endowment Funds - Organizations

ARC of Rush County, Supporting the Mentally/Physically Challenged Endowed Fund-4/11/05-ARC of Rush County. To support the needs of individuals who are mentally/physically challenged and their families.

Harvey M. Arnold, Jr. and R. Genevieve McGhee Arnold Memorial Fund - 12/31/2009 - Carl and Judge Barbara Arnold Harcourt. To provide scholarships for campers to attend Mahoning Valley Christian Service Camp.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rush County-2000-Rush County Big Brothers Big Sisters. To provide financial support for this organization.

Ercell Bever Memorial Fund-1993- Container Corporation of America. Will support charitable needs in the Carthage community Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rush County-2000-Rush County Big Brothers Big Sisters. To provide financial support for this organization.

Boys Scouts of America-2000-William J. Herdrich. To provide financial support to the Rush County Boys Scouts of America, Rush County, Indiana.

Boy’s & Girl’s Club of Rush County-1995-Helen Schulz. Income goes to the local Boy’s & Girl’s Club.

Business & Professional Women's’ Organization-1994-Rushville BPW. Income will support BPW activities.

Gilbert E. & Phyllis C. Joyce Fund-1994-Gib Joyce. Four local organizations will benefit equally: the Rush County Senior Citizens, Inc. and the charitable activities of the Phoenix Lodge #62 F & AM, American Legion Rushville Post #150 and the B.P.O.E., Rushville Lodge #1307.

Kappa Kappa Kappa, Inc., Phi Chapter-5/22/07-Kappa Kappa Kappa, Inc., Phi chapter. To provide support to the charitable activities of the Kappa Kappa Kappa, Inc., Phi Chapter of Rushville, Indiana.

Laughlin Family Trust Fund-5/15/03-Award money yearly to a new school teacher of Rush County Schools, and support the Rushville Public Library new books or summer programs.

Donald and Mary Gray Marshall Fund-10/23/07-Morris F. and Donald B. Fisher. To provide annual support for the charitable activities of Rushville Lodge #1307, B.P.O.E., Veterans of Foreign Wars Jackson Cox Post 1541, and the Hopewell Cemetery Association.

Mays Community Fund-1998-Ernest Chance. To provide funds for meeting charitable needs of the Mays, Indiana community.

Milroy PSI IOTA XI Fund-2000-Milroy Psi Iota Xi Zeta Tau Chapter of Milroy, Indiana. To provide support to the charitable activities of the Psi Iota Xi Sorority of Milroy, Indiana.

Milroy Street Light Association-4/30/07-To support the Milroy Street Light Fund with new street lights for the revitalization of Milroy, the maintenance of Milroy street lights and to pay the utility costs of those street lights.

Nelson Farms Endowment-11/19/2009-The annual distribution from this fund is to be divided evenly between the Rush County Indiana Mental Health Association; Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department, Arlington, Indiana; Rush County Indiana R.N. Club Scholarship Fund; Arlington East Hill Cemetery Association, Arlington, Indiana; Rush County Indiana Heritage, Inc.; Rush County Indiana Historical Society.

Cornelius B. and Nancy Waggener Oster Fund-1995-Nancy Waggener Oster in memory of Roy and Edith Mullendore Waggener. To provide support to the Rush County Historical Society to carry out its role and mission as describe by its governing documents.

People Helping People Fund-1994-People’s Trust now Mainsource Bank. To provide support to the Rush County United Fund.

Pitman-Worthington Family Fund-1997-Nancy Hastings and Ruth Ann Hiller in memory of Louise Anderson. To provide support to the Rush Co. Historical Society.

Eva Leatrice Robinson-1998-Eva Leatrice Robinson To provide support to Rush Memorial Hospital to aid in caring for younger patients by providing toys, games and/or play articles for hospitalized children.

Rotary Club of Rushville-1999-Rotary Club of Rushville, Indiana. To provide support to the charitable activities of the Rotary Club.

Rush County Chamber of Commerce-2000. To provide financial support to the charitable activities of the Rush County Chamber of Commerce.

Rush County Fairgrounds-4/25/04-Rush County Agricultural Association. To support the work of the Rush County Agricultural Association and the upkeep of the Fairgrounds.

Rush County Health, Inc. Physician Presence Fund-1993-Rush County Health, Inc. To improve general health care in Rush County and physician presence.

Rush County Historical Society Fund-1994-Rush County Historical Society. Provides support for its ongoing work and development.

Rush County Humane Society-1995-Frederick Philips, D.V.M., Dr. George King, Dr. Doug Schweikhardt, Dr. Robert Jackman. Income will support the efforts of our local animal welfare organization.

Rush County Senior Citizens Center, Inc.-2000-Helen Schulz. To provide financial support to the Rush County Senior Citizens Center, Inc.

Rush Masonic Lodge #580, F.&A.M. of Carthage, Indiana-10/23/07-Estate of Ercell Bever, Jr. by Robert C. Winters and Sharon K. Hamilton, Co-executors. To provide annual support to benefit the Rush Masonic Lodge #580, F.&A.M. of Carthage, Indiana.

Rush Memorial Hospital Fund-1995-Harold L. and Jane L. Atkins-In memory of Dr. Clarence & Esther Atkins. To support our local hospital.

Rushville Lodge #1307 of B.P.O.E. of Elks-1998-Rushville Lodge #1307 of Elks. To support the Rushville Elks scholarship program.

Rushville PSI IOTA XI-1999-Rushville Iota Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Incorporated. To provide support to the charitable activities of Rushville Psi Iota Xi organization.

Rushville Public Library Fund, Pattison-Schrichte Family-11/21/03-Enhance the library’s current or future needs.

Nick Singleton Memorial Fund-6/20/2008-Michael “Butch Singleton, Sue Singleton, Sandra Singleton. To provide support for the activities of the City of Rushville, Indiana Parks Department.

Designated Endowment Funds - Churches

Arlington Christian Church-1997-Anonymous. Income will provide financial support to the Arlington Christian Church.

Ben Davis Creek Christian Church-4/6/04-To provide assistance to the Church, first and foremost the Ladies Aid Society.

Center Christian Church, Gray Family Fund-6/28/2011-Brian D. Gray, Janet L. Sparks and Marilyn J. Roberts. To provide annual support to benefit the Music Department of the Center Christian Church.

East Street Christian Church of Carthage, Indiana-10/23/07-Estate of Ercell Bever, Jr. by Robert C. Winters and Sharon K. Hamilton, Co-executors. To provide annual support to benefit the East Street Christian Church of Carthage, Indiana.

First Baptist Church of Rushville (American) Ruth and Donald Banks Fund-10/24/05-First Baptist Church of Rushville (American). To provide support of the of the everyday expenses as supervised by the Board of Trustees.

First Presbyterian Church of Rushville Fund-2000-First Presbyterian Church of Rushville-To provide financial support for the church.

Carl and Ellen Foust-Fletcher United Methodist Church Fund-1997-Ellen Foust-In memory of Carl Foust. Provides support to the Fletcher United Methodist Church of Carthage, IN.

Main Street Christian Church-1997-Kenneth Waits and William M. Waits. Provides support to Main Street Christian Church of Rushville, IN.

Milroy United Methodist Church-1998-Milroy United Methodist Church. To provide financial support to the Milroy United Methodist Church.

New Salem United Methodist Church-1999-Jeanne Starr in memory of George W. Starr. To support the general operating budget for the New Salem United Methodist Church.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church Endowed Fund-8/8/05-St.Paul's United Methodist Church. An endowed fund to provide ongoing support of the St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Rushville, IN.

J.D. Taff Memorial-1999-The J.D. Taff Family. To provide support to the First Presbyterian Church of Rushville.

Trinity United Presbyterian Church Fund-1996-Selma G. Earnest. Income will support Trinity United Presbyterian Church of Rushville.

Field of Interest Endowment Funds

Harvey M. Arnold, Jr. and R. Genevieve McGhee Arnold Memorial Fund-12/28/2009-To provide support for campers to attend the Mahoning Valley Christian Service Camp located at 3823 E. 225 N., Rushville, IN 46173.

Dolletta Marie Callahan Rush County 4-H Awards-1993-Dolletta M. Callahan. Income is used to purchase annual 4-H awards.

Circle Fund, Chicks Improving Rush County Life- This giving circle brings women together who share common interests in philanthropic projects. Preference will be given to projects that improve the lives of women and youth in Rush County.

Judy Colangelo Cancer Treatment Fund-6/24/05-Malinda Kuhn and Joseph Colangelo on behalf of the Judy Colangelo Family. To help other people afflicted with cancer, keeping Judy Colangelo's memory alive, by assisting in payment of cancer treatments and/or experimental procedures for those not able to pay and not covered by insurance. Disbursement through the Sheehan Oncology Center staff at Rush Memorial Hospital and overseen by the hospital C.E.O.

James, Easter and Joseph Moster Family 4-H Fund-1993-Easter (Mrs. James) Moster - In memory of her husband and her family’s interest in 4-H. To provide support to the Rush County 4-H Program.

Dave Kehl Memorial Fund-5/22/2012-to provide financial support for the training of volunteer firefighters who serve on a Rush County Indiana volunteer fire department.

Dessie H. Lower 4-H Fund (Trust)-3/15/05-Wells Fargo Bank as a trust transfer. To provide support to the Rush County 4-H Clubs and Council for awards.

Music for Rush County-1995-Faith Ellison - In memory of E. Floyd Ellison. To provide support to encourage music participation and enjoyment by Rush County residents.

Rush County Cancer Fund-4/28/05-Alvin Eugene Smith and Mable D. Smith. To support the needs of individuals who are afflicted with cancer and are Rush County residents and not covered by any insurance. Administered by Family Health Services with referrals from the Rush County Nurse.

Rush County Parks Fund-1995-Daniel F. Moster - To provide support to parks programs not ordinarily funded by City or County governments.

Alex Workman Memorial Fund-5/1/09-Robert E. and Angela J. Workman. To provide support to children with Autism. The annual distribution will be available to families who have Autistic children or a Rush County teacher who works with Autistic children on a competitive grant process.

Shane Young Memorial Soccer Fund-8/24/04-Gordon E. Young, Joy C. Vanatta-Young, Bliss Young and Felicity Young. To promote soccer in Rush County.

Youth In Philanthropy Fund-12/15/05-Ricky S. and Elizabeth A. Williams. To promote youth philanthropy in Rush County with proceeds going toward a public service project to an organized youth organization in Rush County.

Designated Endowment Funds - Education

Phillip Kent Mull Education Fund-1993-George & Beth Kabalka. The RCHS Principal will determine use of income, to provide support to individual students who need books or other necessary materials.

Nature Center Fund-9/10/04-Agricultural Careers in Education, Inc. To provide money to sustain the Nature Center of the Rush County Schools including maintenance and needs of the Nature Center and field trips for Rush County students.

Rush County Education Fund-1994-Rush County Schools. Income supports special classroom projects created by teachers, students, parents or administrators. Includes “Memories” and “Thank-a-Teacher.”

Rush County Swimming Fund-1994-William J. Herdrich. To support needs for swim team training and competition.

Rushville Elementary School-Parent Teacher Group-1998-RES-PTG. To provide support for the efforts of the RES-PTG to fund Educational activities for students.

Dr. Robert Stewart Memorial Fund-1995-Transferred by Rush County Schools-established by R.H. Deer in memory of Dr. Robert D. Stewart. Income will support Rushville Elementary School for students or physical identity.

Varsity Scholar Fund-1994-Barada Associates, Inc., Curtis Brothers Furniture, Herdrich Petroleum, Rush County REMC, Terry & Jean Ann Harcourt Showalter. To provide support to the Varsity Scholar Awards Program.

Robert N. Veatch and Mary Lou Veatch and Family Fund - 12/31/2008 - Robert N. and Mary Lou Veatch - To provide support equally to the athletic and music programs offered by Arlington Elementary School, Arlington, Indiana.

Roy Waggener Family Fund-1994-Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Waggener Mullin-In honor of her father’s entire family. Income will provide annual support to meet the most urgent needs of the RCHS Music Department.

Wall Family Memorial Fund-1995-Lisa Wall Winship, Margo Wall Mull, Deda Wall Whitaker, Maxine Wall Kuhn-In memory of Weldon E. Wall and Dennis C. Wall. Income will benefit the Agri-Science Department of Rushville High School.

Unrestricted Endowment Funds for Community Grants

Laura May & Howard H. Brown Memorial Fund-1995-Avis M. Brown. To benefit the community through grants.

H. N. (Doc) Thelma Jaggers Fund-11/5/02-Families of Kenneth and Arla Waits, and Robert and Pamela Waits. To support the Rush County Community.

Gerald W. Mohr Fund-12/17/02-Mary Kehrt, Anita J. Smith Mohr, Brian D. Mohr, and Brett C. Mohr. To support the Rush County Community.

Charles E. and Jane Power Niccum Fund - 2012-Charles and Jane Niccum. To provide annual support to benefit the Rush County Community through the Foundation's Community Grant Program.

Pioneer Hi-Bred Fund-1995-Pioneer Hi-Bred International (facilitated by Bill Taufmann). To benefit the community through grants.

Rush County Community Fund-1993-Richard & Sue Moster. To benefit the community through grants.

Named Funds Within the Rush County Community Fund
Beginning in 2002, in response to Gift V, the following donors contributed gifts of
$2000 or more to be used for Community Grants:

Paul Cox Fund
Estate of Joseph P. Delon Fund
Selma Earnest Fund
Jim and Ruth Ann Foster Fund
Mary C. Horstman, in Memory of Arthur J. Horstman
Phyllis Kingery Fund
Richard and Christina Levi Fund
Hugh and Anna Mauzy Fund
Heather Herdrich Meckes Fund
William and Lois Moster Fund
Rushville Pharmacy Fund
Philip and Mary Lib White Fund
Robert and Barbara White Fund

George Patrick "Pat" Todd Memorial Fund-6/24/03-The Todd Family. To support the Rush County Community.

Community Partnership Pass-Through Funds

ARC of Rush County, Supporting the Mentally/Physically Challenged Pass-Through Fund-4/11/05-ARC of Rush County. To support the needs of individuals who are mentally/physically challenged and their families. This is a non-permanent fund.

Fairview Christian Church-2/2/04-To support the Church. Donations are not endowed.

Rush County Beech Church-8/24/04-The Rush County Beech Church via Standiford Cox and the Dovie Stewart Cox and Chester A. Cox, Sr. Memorial Fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation. To provide support to the Rush County Beech Church and is for the renovation of the historic Beech A.M.E. Church located near Carthage, IN.

Rush County Federation of Teachers-10/12/04-Provide support to the Rush County Federation of Teachers. Non-permanent, not endowed.

Rush County Schools Legacy Fund - 12/15/11 - To provide financial support for Rush County Schools. This would include but is not limited to academic issues, athletic issues, capital projects and the general fund. This is a non-permanent fund of which the principal is allowed to be spent toward the purpose of the Fund. It is not endowed.

Rush County Veterans Memorial Foundation Fund - 8/27/13 - Rush County Veterans Memorial Foundation. To provide financial support for the activities of the Rush County Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc.

Rushville Public Library Facilities Improvement Fund-10/27/2009-to provide support for facility improvements to the Rushville Public Library. This would include, but is not limited to, remodels, renovations, repairs and expansion.

Rushville/Rush County Community Center Fund-8/23/05-Rushville Community Center Board of Directors by Ronald L. Lienemann, Treasurer. To provide support for the construction and operation of the Rushville/Rush County Community Center. This is a non-permanent fund.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church Pass-Through Fund-8/8/05-St.Paul's United Methodist Church. A non-permanent fund to provide ongoing support of the St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Rushville, IN.

Tobi L. Coon, T.L.C. to Earth Fund-9/23/08-Aaron and Kelli Jo Coon. To provide support for the construction and maintenance of Tobi Land , a children’s playground to be located at Caldwell Pioneer Acres.

Crysten Butler Williams and Jett Williams Memorial Fund-3/9/09-Families of Crysten Butler Williams and Jett Williams, represented by Jeff Butler and Cyndy Butler. To provide support for the purchase, construction and maintenance of playground equipment to be located at McNabb Park in Carthage, Indiana. The purpose of this Fund also allows the purchase of a monument or signs showing the equipment which was purchased with the donations received into this Fund.

 

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