Blog > October, 2018

RCCF Provides Funding for Shares, Inc. Music Therapy Project

In the spring of 2018, Shares, Inc. was awarded a grant in the amount of $7,505 from Cycle I of the Community Grants Cycle for the purchase of musical instruments and training for staff with a certified music therapist.  The goal of the project was to help adults with disabilities enrolled in Shares, Inc. programming  … Read more

CIRCLe Fund Enables Community Conversation

The Rush County Community Foundation is excited about the first “Community Conversation” held by M.o.R.E. for Kids (Mentors of Rush County Empowering Youth.  Formerly known as Big Brothers/Big Sisters. M.o.R.E. is the 2018 recipient of the $12,000 CIRCLe grant, given by the Rush County Community Foundation.   Rushville Chief of Police, Craig Tucker, discussed the  … Read more

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   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