Ripley County Community Foundation

is a vehicle for people of all means to make a lasting difference in their community. The Central purpose is to serve the needs and philanthropic aims of donors who wish to better their community, now and in the future.

GRANTS

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DONATE

Give a gift that will make a positive impact on the community.

SCHOLARSHIPS

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Mission

To assist donors in building an enduring source of charitable assets to benefit the citizens and qualified organizations of Ripley County.

Vision

To partner with and serve our communities as the trusted source for charitable giving, today and forever.

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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...

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...

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...

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...