RCCF Awards 2nd Cycle Of Small Grants

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 9:48 AM

By Ripley County Community Foundation, news release

Ripley County EMS and St. Nicholas Catholic School were among the recipients.

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(Ripley County, Ind.) - The Ripley County Community Foundation awarded $2,500 in grants from the 2nd Cycle of Small Grants for 2021. The committee met to review six applicants, five of which received grants.

Kappa Kappa Kappa received $500.00 to help fund a series of presentations given at local schools by author and illustrator Kevin Lovegreen. Another $500.00 went to Ripley County Communications to purchase additional headsets for the county. $500.00 went to Ripley County EMS to buy ice rescue equipment for the winter. St. Nicholas Catholic School received $500.00 to buy a “Good News” bulletin board to place in the hallway. The final $500.00 went to Twice Blessed to remodel their store and eventually host a grand reopening to celebrate their 15th anniversary.

“Being on the committee was a wonderful opportunity,” stated Ripley County Community Foundation intern Grace Vanderbur. “I get to be a part of something that impacts not only the community, but future generations as well.”

Upcoming grants to apply for include the Women’s Giving Circle Grant, applications due September 1st, and the next cycle of Small Grants, due September 3rd. Learn more on our website at www.rccfonline.org.

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