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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Welcome Back Abbi!

Welcome Back Abbi!

Abbi Eldridge, an incoming sophomore at Indiana University, is back for another internship at the Ripley County Community Foundation.  She first interned here in the Spring of 2019 to complete her Senior Capstone course while attending Oldenburg Academy.  In the...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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