Ripley County Community Foundation

is a vehicle for people of all means to make a lasting difference in their community. The Central purpose is to serve the needs and philanthropic aims of donors who wish to better their community, now and in the future.

GRANTS

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DONATE

Give a gift that will make a positive impact on the community.

SCHOLARSHIPS

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Mission

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

Vision

To partner with and serve our communities as the trusted source for charitable giving, today and forever.

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2020 Scholarship Recipents

2020 Scholarship Recipents

The Ripley County Community Foundation is proud to announce winners for 2020 Scholarships!  Congratulations to the following 2020 scholarship recipients: The Melody G. Arney Memorial Scholarship ($250) - Heidi Speer from Purdue University The Batesville Area Arts...

1st Cycle Small Grant Recipients

1st Cycle Small Grant Recipients

Each year, the Ripley County Community Foundation distributes four cycles of small grants.  The purpose of a small grant is to assist an organization's needs that arise during the calendar year.  Congratulations to the following 1st cycle recipients: Batesville Middle...

Additional Grant Recipients of COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant

Additional Grant Recipients of COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant

In the first two weeks of April, the Ripley County Community Foundation was able to distribute approximately $16,000 from the COVID-19 Rapid Release Fund to support 8 organizations who were aiding those affected by COVID-19.  Since then, an additional $15,500 has been...

2020 Women in Philanthropy Luncheon Grant Recipient

2020 Women in Philanthropy Luncheon Grant Recipient

Each year at our Women in Philanthropy Luncheon, the Linda S. Phaneuf Grant is awarded to a local nonprofit organization that supports the women and children of Ripley County.  This year's winner of the $2,000 grant is National Youth Advocate Program of Versailles....