Ripley County Community Foundation Blog

Recent News
Brelage & Corinne Scholarship Recipients

Brelage & Corinne Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our scholarship recipients Brooklyn Laker and Cierra Copeland! Every year, the Doris A. Brelage Nursing Scholarship is awarded to someone who represents the work ethic and character of Doris Brelage by the Ripley County Community Foundation. Doris...

read more
Let’s Meet Our Newest Interns

Let’s Meet Our Newest Interns

The Ripley County Community Foundation acquired three new interns in August: Abby Haverkos, Caroline Kellerman, and Riley Schebler.  Students are interning as part of a class that allows them to understanding the responsibilities and duties of different jobs fields,...

read more
RCCF Deadlines Approaching

RCCF Deadlines Approaching

The Ripley County Community Foundation is pleased to offer several grant opportunities very soon. Applications for Large Grants are due this Friday, August 7th by 4:00pm. Each grant will total up to $5,000 in Community Granting Funds, and can help assist your...

read more
See a Grant In Action: Hillenbrand Leadership Grants

See a Grant In Action: Hillenbrand Leadership Grants

The Hillenbrand Community Leadership Grant was distributed in 2019 to Ripley County Schools to assist with programs that promote positive leadership skills amongst students.  In 2019, the grant recipients included: Batesville High School ($500) - to support the...

read more
Congratulations Vicky on Your Retirement!

Congratulations Vicky on Your Retirement!

The Ripley County Community Foundation would like to wish our employee, Vicky, a very happy retirement!  Vicky has served as the Community Foundation's Bookkeeper for the past 15 years. She has continuously demonstrated professionalism with a strong work ethic in the...

read more
2nd Cycle Small Grant Recipients

2nd Cycle Small Grant Recipients

The second cycle of Small Grants have recently been awarded.  Small grants are designed to assist an organization's needs that may arise during the calendar year.  Congratulations to the following organizations: Milan C.A.R.E.S. ($500) - to assist with the development...

read more
2019 Annual Meeting Recap

2019 Annual Meeting Recap

Last week, the Ripley County Community Foundation held its virtual Annual Meeting by releasing a series of videos that commemorated the impact we had in 2019.  This year, we recognized the following: Ripley Youth Outreach - Members discuss how they were able to have a...

read more
The Triplett Family Scholarship

The Triplett Family Scholarship

The Ripley County Community Foundation is proud to announce the creation of The Triplett Family Scholarship. In 1919, the Triplett family established roots in Osgood, Indiana, when G.A. and Jessie Triplett purchased the Dopp drug store.  It was the family's wish to...

read more
New Artwork Acquired in the Office

New Artwork Acquired in the Office

The Community Foundation's front office recently received a new piece of artwork to display.  Anjali Fong, a local artist, was inspired by the Versailles Bicentennial mural, which is located on the side of the Lions Club building on the square.  Just for fun, she...

read more