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Congratulations to Our 2019 Large Grant Recipients

Congratulations to Our 2019 Large Grant Recipients

Annually, the Ripley County Community Foundation awards large grants to non-profit organizations in Ripley County in order to assist with a sizable project needed to support and enhance charitable reach.  This year, $35,000 in large grants were distributed to thirteen...

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Flora Fund will Beautify Downtown Batesville

Flora Fund will Beautify Downtown Batesville

Earlier this week, the Batesville Memorial Public Library was awarded $7,000 from the Ripley County Community Foundation's Flora Fund.  The purpose of the Flora Fund is to support the beautification of downtown Batesville.  The grant will help the library purchase...

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Rake and Run by Oldenburg Academy Students

Rake and Run by Oldenburg Academy Students

On Friday, November 1st, students of Oldenburg Academy spent a portion of their day participating in Rake and Run.  During this time, students went around the entire town of Oldenburg, raking up leaves in the yards of parks, churches, and historical landmarks.  Ripley...

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2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Finalists

2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Finalists

Congratulations to our five Ripley County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Finalists: Abigail Blomer of Batesville High School, Alexandra Dudley of East Central High School, Joseph Hartman of Batesville High School, Gage Unrath of Jac-Cen-Del High School, and...

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RYO Awarded $5,000 My Community My Vision Grant

RYO Awarded $5,000 My Community My Vision Grant

Thanks to the Town of Versailles, Ripley Youth Outreach (RYO) received a $5,000 My Community My Vision grant to develop and initiate a youth-led project within Ripley County.  Sponsored by IHCDA (Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority), My Community My...

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