RIPLEY COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION RECEIVES NATIONAL ACCREDITATION

The Ripley County Community Foundation was recently accredited with the highest standard of philanthropic distinction by the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations®.

The National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® accreditation program represents a community foundation’s commitment to exceed legal requirements to demonstrate accountability and excellence to the community, contributors, and people it serves. This program aims to assure responsible management of the foundation and its assets to donors and the public.

“The Board works hard to be good stewards of the charitable assets entrusted with the community foundation.  Achieving this national accreditation was a rigorous process and was done to demonstrate our commitment to our donors and to Ripley County as a whole” stated Amy Streator, RCCF Executive Director.

The Ripley County Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that assists donors in building an enduring source of charitable funds to benefit the citizens and qualified organizations of Ripley County. The Foundation manages 193 funds and over $11 million dollars in assets which are used to improve the Community and serve Ripley County residents through various grants and scholarships. The Foundation is dedicated to partnering with and serving the local communities as a trusted source for charitable giving now and forever. Learn more about the Foundation and how to donate at https://rccfonline.org.