Ripley County Community Foundation Awards Grants

In June, the Ripley County Community Foundation was busy connecting people who care with causes that matter! The Foundation awarded small grants for its 2nd Small Grant cycle of the year. The Foundation provided 7 grants for a total of $3,183 as recommended by the Small Grants Committee. These grants helped several local organizations fund projects. The Town of Versailles received a grant to support the Town Banner Project, Summer Food for Kids of Batesville received funding for food, South Ripley Elementary School was granted funding for and education program called “Supplements for Successful Students”, the YMCA received funds to help promote safe sleep and raise awareness of SUIDS, Kids Discovery Factory received funding for a new sign, Milan Youth Soccer received funding for field marking kits, Main Street Versailles was awarded a grant for a projector to use for Movies in the Park, Friends of Versailles State Park was granted funding for glass enclosures for their displays, and the Child Evangelism Fellowship obtained a grant for a portable speaker.

There are two more Small Grant cycles this year so be sure to check the Ripley County Community Foundation website for application information! Visit us at or on location at 4 South Park Avenue, Suite 210 in Batesville.

The Ripley County Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that assists donors in building an enduring source of charitable funds to benefit the citizens and qualified organizations of Ripley County. The Foundation manages 193 funds and over $11 million dollars in assets which are used to improve the Community and serve Ripley County residents through various grants and scholarships. The Foundation is dedicated to partnering with and serving the local communities as a trusted source for charitable giving now and forever. Learn more about the Foundation and how to donate at

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