Making the Most of 2020

Making the Most of 2020

“The year 2020 presented Ripley County with a whirlwind of challenges, yet through the power of teamwork, we were able to overcome each obstacle successfully,” stated Executive Director, Amy Streator in the 2020 Annual Report. For the Ripley County Community Foundation (RCCF), 2020 solidified that Ripley County is a great
Recognizing 2021 Scholarship Recipients

Recognizing 2021 Scholarship Recipients

A huge congratulations to all of 2021 Ripley County Community Foundation’s scholarship recipients.  South Ripley scholars: Kyla Jeffries, Lydia Koger, Lauren McQueen, Carly Zoller, Kaylynn Guenther, Ava Ralston, Sarah Taylor, and Cody Samples.  Jac-Cen-Del scholars: Brent Ricke, Anna Hubbard, Lindsey Linville, Dillan Hughes, and Shaylee Volz.  Batesville scholars: Zoe Eckstein,
Join Our Women’s Giving Circle!

Join Our Women’s Giving Circle!

We’re providing sweet and sugary inspiration to the women and children of Ripley County! If you’re looking to receive some lemonade-making inspiration, there’s still time to join our Women’s Giving Circle at www.rccfonline.org/impact/initiatives/womens-giving-circle. With our online auction coming up, now’s your chance to get in on all the great goodies
Welcoming our Newest Intern!

Welcoming our Newest Intern!

The Ripley County Community Foundation is happy to welcome their newest summer intern: Grace Vanderbur. Grace graduated from North Decatur Jr./Sr. High School and is now going into her fourth year at DePauw University. She is an English writing major with a minor in communications. She is originally from Greensburg,
Bees, Butterflies, and Bugs, Oh My!

Bees, Butterflies, and Bugs, Oh My!

In the month of May, the Ripley County Community Foundation worked alongside Oldenburg Academy (OA) and Milan Elementary students to plant 2 pollinator gardens at each of the two schools. Pollinator gardens are designed to provide pollen and nectar for insects such as bees, butterflies, and ladybugs. Students as young
Greener Tomorrow

Greener Tomorrow

GARDENS AND TREES FOR ‘A GREENER TOMORROW’ IN INDIANA’S RIPLEY COUNTY! Ripley Youth Outreach, a philanthropic initiative of the Ripley County Community Foundation, received an Enbridge Grant in the amount of $10,200 to support a new project called, Pollinator Gardens and Trees for a Greener Tomorrow.  The project will bring together
Change Ripley County Grant

Change Ripley County Grant

The Ripley Youth Outreach team is accepting applications for their Change Ripley County Grant. Applicants can apply for up to $10,000.00 for a youth-led project, in collaboration with a local nonprofit organization or a government/educational entity, to establish a change and improve Ripley County. Ripley Youth Outreach created the Change Ripley
New Interns!

New Interns!

The Ripley County Community Foundation brought in two new interns in January: Wil Freeland and Pros Moorman. The Oldenburg Academy students are interning as part of a class to help them better understand different duties and responsibilities among the job fields. While interning, the students will assist staff with general