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 topic of Incarcerated Parents, and how they affect our community, particularly the children of our community.  Approximately 50 community members, and agency representatives attended this conversation at South 113, enjoying dinner and discussion about the topic.  For more information on upcoming “Community Conversations,” watch social media or contact


Since the CIRCLe Fund began in 2013, five grants totaling nearly $60,000 have been awarded, impacting Rush County in a positive way. The 44 members of the CIRCLe each donated a minimum of $300 to make a positive impact in our community. Any woman interested in making a difference can become a member by making a $300 donation to the CIRCLe Fund at RCCF.


The CIRCLe Fund is a fund of the Rush County Community Foundation (RCCF). RCCF is a nonprofit public charity established in 1991 to serve donors, award grants and scholarships, and provide leadership to enrich and enhance the quality of life in Rush County, Indiana, not only today, but for our future generations. As a 501 (c) (3) organization, all donations to RCCF qualify for the maximum deduction for charitable contributions under Internal Revenue service rules and guidelines.

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