Ripley County Community Foundation Awards Fall Grants

November 5, 2013
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The Ripley County Community Foundation recently announced grant awards for fall 2013.

The foundation helps assist donors in building an enduring source of charitable assets to benefit the citizens and qualified organizations of Ripley County.

For the fall granting cycle, over $70,000 was donated to eighteen community organizations. The 2013 Ripley County Community Foundation Fall Grants include:

  • Angels of Giving-$2,500
  • Batesville Kiwanis (Kids & Us Mentoring)-$2,800
  • Batesville Police Department (dispatch center improvement)- $5,000
  • Child Evangelism Fellowship (Good News & Good News Archery Clubs)-$4,970
  • Delaware Community Volunteer Fire Department (fire station cabinets)-$4,394
  • Life Time Housing Group (owner occupied rehabilitation)-$3,000
  • Milan 54(remodel museum barbershop)-$4,783
  • National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association (restoration of Rand House & Museum)-$2,000
  • New Horizons Rehabilitation (upgrading technology)-$4,787
  • Oldenburg Academy (steel drums)-$2,800
  • Rescue 69 (ambulance remount)-$5,000
  • Reward Riding (wheelchair ramp)-$2,398
  • Ripley County Family Services (technology upgrade)-$3,364
  • Salvation Army (emergency assistance program)-$2,000
  • Southeastern Career Center (SCC engineering academy)-$5,000
  • Southeast IN Health Center (diabetes management)-$4,475
  • Tyson Activity Center (TAC Tumblers &summer drama program)-$5,000
  • Versailles VFD (emergency multi-gas meters)-$1,900

Available funds to grant to the community come from the Ripley County Community Foundation Community Granting Fund and ten other community granting funds within the foundation. These include: The Greg & Judy Rust Family Fund, The Bruns-Gutzwiller Fund, the Al & Norma Hartman Family Fund, the Duwane & Doris Bonfer Family Fund, the City of Batesville Fund, the Ralph & Ethel Dunbar Fund, the Dan & Jamie Schantz Family Fund, the Ollier Family Fund, the Gilmore & Golda Reynolds Community Granting Fund and the John A. Hillenbrand Foundation Community Granting Fund.

The Ripley County Community Foundation has granted approximately $90,000 in 2013.

 

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