CIRCLe Fund Grant Applications Now Available!

The CIRCLe Fund at the Rush County Community Foundation is excited to celebrate its 5th year of grantmaking by announcing that the 2018 grant award will be the largest yet!  Cindy Taff, one of the six founders of the CIRCLe (Chicks Impacting Rush County Life) Fund shared that, because of the generosity of women passionate for making a difference in Rush County, contributions to the fund will allow a single grant award of $13,500 this year.


The CIRCLe Fund is eager to assist innovative programs or projects that are responsive to community needs, partnerships, and collaborative efforts.  Preference for grant funding will be given to projects that specifically improve the lives of women and youth in Rush County.  If your nonprofit organization is interested in funding, please submit an application to the Rush County Community Foundation office by January 31, 2018.  Grant applications are available at the Rush County Community Foundation office or on our website at


The CIRCLe Fund’s donors play an active role in determining the recipient of the annual grant award.  If you are interested in contributing, please contact or visit the Rush County Community Foundation at 117 N. Main St., Rushville,, or (765) 938-1177.


Meeting the philanthropic needs of Rush County since 1991, the Rush County Community Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit public charity established to serve donors, award grants and scholarships, and provide leadership to enrich and enhance the quality of life in Rush County, not only today, but for our future generations.  For additional information on the CIRCLe Fund or any of our other 190 funds, please contact the Foundation office.

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