The Ripley County Community Foundation has awarded its 2nd Round of Small Grants for a total of $3,800 supporting 9 of our local organizations’ projects. The Margaret Mary Health Foundation received a grant for Autism Therapy training for nurses to support our local children, the Osgood Public Library was granted funding to start their new Art in the Library Program, Southeastern Indiana YMCA received funds to update their family friendly Recreational Room, the Milan Summer Baseball, Inc. received funding to construct new batting cages, Main Street Versailles was granted funds to support this year’s Bicentennial Celebration, Southeastern Indiana Mountain Bike Association was granted funding to purchase equipment needed to maintain the trails at the Versailles State Park, the Twice Blessed Resale Store of OA was granted funds for their “Walk this Way” program, Sunman American Legion Post 337 received funds to purchase new appliances for their kitchen, and the Tyson Activity Center was awarded funding to start their Pickle Ball Program, which is the new talk of the town so be sure to check it out!
“The Board of Directors strives to ensure that their grants positively impact as many people and places as possible, so it was wonderful to see the variety of projects funded during this grant cycle. We appreciate that local organizations look to RCCF as a trusted resource supporting their missions.” Stated Amy Streator, Executive Director.
Ripley County Community Foundation has two more Small Grant Cycles remaining in 2018. Visit our Grants page at http://rccfonline.org/grants/ or come see us at 13 E. George Street, Suite B in Batesville for more application information!