Blog > February, 2019


#ScholarUpdate – Emilee Rogers

Instead of completing my spring semester at IU, I decided to experience the world and study abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark. So far, it has been the best decision I have ever made. Every day is a new adventure as I’m beginning to learn my way around the city and travel to various parts of Denmark  … Read more

CIRCLe Fund Membership Deadline Approaching

If you are interested in becoming a member, or renewing your membership of this circle of women working together to improve life in Rush County, you have until February 28th to join and be a participant in the selection of the 2019 grant. The group is now collecting $300 annual membership contributions. CIRCLe members will  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Diana White

Diana White is a proud proponent of the Rush County Community Foundation.  She supports her many committees with gusto and enthusiasm. Her personal and employment experiences have given her insight she is able to use for the betterment of the RCCF. Read about Diana below: Did you grow up in Rush County? Where did you  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Cindy Powers

Cindy Powers has strong feelings about the Rush County Community Foundation AND the Rush County community.  She has a passion for giving back to the community she has raised her children in and lived in her entire life.  The progression from board member to board president gives her a chance to give even more to  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Arika Marlatt

Arika Yager Marlatt is full of good ideas and energy.  From her job as a marketing specialist, to her entrepreneurial small business, to her involvement in other Rush County organizations, she brings knowledge as well as a passion for living her best life in Rush County.  Read about Arika below: Did you grow up in Rush County? Where  … Read more

Shane Young Memorial Soccer Fund

Established by Shane’s family as a memorial for Shane’s love of soccer, proceeds from the Shane Young Memorial Soccer Fund are distributed annually to promote soccer in Rush County. This grant could be used to send a delegate to a soccer camp, to improve soccer facilities, to promote sportsmanship, to train adult leaders, to provide  … Read more

Youth in Philanthropy Fund

Every year since 2005, a group of Rush County students have joined together to grant funds to student-led organizations serving Rush County. Rush County philanthropists Rick and Betsy Williams started the Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) Fund to promote youth involvement and teach philanthropy to our next generation of community leaders. The Youth in Philanthropy [YIP]  … Read more

Rushville Parks Fund

The parks and trails of Rushville are some of the busiest areas of the city.  A Field of Interest Grant from the Rush County Community Foundation is available to help support them.  Established by the Rushville Parks and Recreation Director in 1995, the Parks Fund assists any Rush County park facility fund projects or programs  … Read more