Ripley Co. Community Foundation Awards 20 Grants

first_imgBATESVILLE, Ind. – The Ripley County Community Foundation is announcing the 20 recipients of its fall granting cycle.Grantees include community organizations including schools, a food bank and non-profits.Organizations that received funding from the Foundation this cycle:Angels of Giving is receiving $3000 for yearly support.Batesville Area Historical Society is receiving $2,300 to install a security system.Batesville Youth Football is receiving $2,500 for an equipment refresh project.Gleaners Food Bank is receiving $5,000 for the “BackSacks: Weekend Food for Kids” program.Historic Hoosier Hills is receiving $5,000 for “Take the River” 60 minute film airing on PBS.Indiana Youth Institute is receiving $3,000 for a Ripley County youth worker café.Lifetime Resources is receiving $5,000 to replace a Catch-A-Ride vehicle.Milan ’54 is receiving $4,000 for a technology project with the player lockers.Moving MES Forward is receiving $2,500 for renovation of the Nurse’s station.Oldenburg Academy is receiving $740 for improving customer service at Twice Blessed.Ripley County Probation Department is receiving $5,000 for an intensive outpatient substance abuse program.Southeastern Indiana YMCA is receiving $4,300 to update fitness equipment.Southeast Indiana Health Center is receiving $2,778 for charity/emergent use medication supply.Versailles Fire & Rescue is receiving $2,880 for a hose testing machine and accessories.Batesville Community Church is receiving $2,145 for conference tables.Explore 2 Learn Children’s Museum is receiving $5,000 for promotional materials.Margaret Mary Health is receiving $2,500 for green fees at the First Tee program.Safe Passage is receiving $5,000 for educational materials.Town of Osgood is receiving $5,000 for Osgood Trails fitness equipment project.Versailles Lions Club is receiving $5,000 for Tyson Activity Center programs and activities.The Foundation has granted over $115,000 to Ripley County organizations this year. There is one more granting cycle this year, for grants limited to $500 or less. Applications can be turned into the RCCF office by November 7.RCCF Executive Director Sally Morris is retiring at the end of the year and a reception will be held at the foundation office located at the Romweber Building in Batesville on Friday, Nov. 7. The community is welcome to attend the show scheduled for 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.last_img read more