How to Give

The simple steps to making a difference.

The Ripley County Community Foundation provides a bridge between donor interests and community needs in Ripley County.

Gifts of all sizes are welcome and needed. The Community Foundation offers donors a unique vehicle to ensure that their charitable wishes are fulfilled. Current or deferred gifts may be made in several ways. Gifts are deductible to the maximum extent allowable. Ways to give through the Community Foundation include:

How to Give.

  • Give to an existing fund or establish your own named fund through a gift of cash or securities.
  • Send us a gift by mail to: 13 E. George Street, Suite B, Batesville, IN 47006
  • Make a pledge over a specific period.
  • For any questions, contact us at (812) 933-1098
  • Give online using the portal above.

What to Give.

  • Cash
  • Checks
  • Grain
  • Marketable securities
  • Stock
  • Retirement funds (name the community foundation as a beneficiary)
  • Bequests (name the foundation as a beneficiary in your will)
  • Trusts (charitable remainder trusts and charitable lead trusts)
  • Life insurance (designate the community foundation as a beneficiary and/or as the owner of a policy you no longer need)
  • An annuity
  • Transfer from existing foundation fund

What to Support.

How Much to Give.

Gifts of all sizes are welcome and needed. All gifts have significant positive impact on the charity or cause you champion; the key is to find what is the best option for you.

The Community Foundation’s staff or directors can discuss with you the most appropriate vehicle for your situation and interests. We welcome the opportunity to answer your specific questions at any time.