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February 26, 2013

Alex Workman Memorial Fund grant application deadline

RUSHVILLE — Garry Cooley, executive director of the Rush County Community Foundation, is announcing that the grant application deadline for the Alex Workman Memorial Fund is at 4 p.m., Monday, April 15, 2013.   

The primary purpose of this Fund is to provide support to children with autism. The annual distribution from this fund will be available to families who have children with autism or to a Rush County teacher who works with children with autism on a competitive grant process.

Families who apply must currently be residents of Rush County and must have lived in Rush County a minimum of six months before applying. They may apply for special services required, payments for summer camps or equipment at home which is used for therapy and not covered by insurance.

Teachers may apply to take additional classes or training in working with children with autism.

Successful applicants will have the payments from this fund made to providers and may not be made to individuals or families. Classes or training for teachers will be made to the school or company providing the training.

For information on applying for a grant or a grant application from the Alex Workman Memorial Fund please contact Terry VanNatta or Garry Cooley at the Foundation office.

Meeting the philanthropic needs of Rush County since 1991, The Rush County Community Foundation, Inc., the Foundation of Rush County’s future, 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 more information please visit or contact Garry Cooley or Terry VanNatta at their office at 117 N. Main St., Rushville, IN 46173, or call them at (765) 938-1177.

– Rushville Republican

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