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April 2, 2013

RCCF announces Cycle I Community Grant recipients

RUSHVILLE — The Rush County Community Foundation Board of Directors has announced their Cycle I, 2013 Community Grants, which are awarded from the unrestricted funds endowed at the RCCF.

This is the first of three annual cycles in which Rush County non-profit organizations can apply for funding for their projects in 2013.

The deadline for the next grant cycle for non-profit organizations wishing to apply is 4 p.m. June 17, 2013.

These grants are made possible through the generosity of the founding contributors and donors of the following unrestricted funds endowed with the Foundation:

Laura May & Howard H. Brown Memorial Fund

H. N. (Doc) Thelma Jaggers Fund

Gerald W. and Anita J. Mohr Community Fund

Pioneer Hi-Bred Fund

Rush County Community Fund

George Patrick “Pat” Todd Memorial Fund

The following organizations received grants from the Cycle I, 2013 process:

City of Rushville, toward the sponsorship of a program regarding gift giving in the community for prospective donors, non-profit and government organizations, financial planners, accountants and attorneys.

East Hill Shrine Mausoleum, toward the partial replacement of the flat roof on the mausoleum.

City of Rushville Parks Department, to assist with the renovation of the Laughlin Park shelter house.

Rush County Agricultural Association, to assist with the purchase of the metal pens for the swine, sheep and goat shows in the livestock barn at the Rush County Fairgrounds.

Thanks to the generous financial support of the Rush County community the Rush County Community Foundation has now awarded over 240 Community Fund grants to organizations throughout Rush County.

These grants have totaled over $750,000 since the first grant was awarded in 1994.

If you are interested in learning about the grant process or would like an application stop by the Foundation office at 117 N. Main, Rushville or call the office at 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.

- Rushville Republican

 

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