Community Foundation Opens Application For Local Scholarships

The Community Foundation of Randolph County is pleased to announce the availability of more than 70 scholarships to high school students for the 2021-2022 school year. Students who attend Monroe Central, Randolph Southern, Union, Randolph Eastern (Union City), Randolph Central (Winchester), and students from New Castle and Mississinawa High Schools are eligible to apply. Program…

Community Foundation Awards Over $47,000 In Fall Grant Cycle

The Community Foundation presented checks totaling $47,524 to eighteen (18) non-profit organizations supporting Randolph County at their Annual Dinner on November 9th at the Towne Square Community Centre in Winchester. The Foundation stewards its unrestricted dollars to assist non-profits in competitive grant cycles each Spring and Fall. The Foundation’s Grants Committee, having reviewed applications based…

Community Foundation Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Finalists

The Community Foundation of Randolph County is pleased to announce the five finalists for the 2022 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Alphabetically they are: Brookelyn Erwin, Winchester (top left); Braydon Hoggatt, Union City (top middle); Olivia Keesling, Randolph Southern (top right); Christina Sowinski, Union City (bottom left); and Zoe Whitehead, Winchester (bottom right). Each finalist was…

Community Foundation Celebrates Top 10 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Candidates

The Community Foundation of Randolph County hosted a banquet Thursday, September 30th to celebrate the ten semi-finalists in the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. Semi-finalists were selected based on their applications, community involvement, academic achievement, and school activities and honors. Students and their parents were invited to Towne Square Community Centre for a catered meal.…

Community Foundation Names the Newest Randolph County Hero

The News-Gazette and the Community Foundation of Randolph County continue their celebration of local heroes who have impacted the community or exceeded expectations to serve others. This effort is the result of a Community Foundation program that helps recognize such people while also raising money to help others. “We thought a really neat thing would…

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Application Process Now Open

The 2022 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application is now available in Randolph County through the Community Foundation of Randolph County.  The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program (LECSP) will provide 143 scholarships statewide and one scholarship in Randolph County.  LECSP scholarships may be used for otherwise unreimbursed full tuition, required fees, and a special allocation of…

Community Foundation Women’s Fund Celebrates 10+ Years of Giving

The Community Foundation of Randolph County will host its annual Women’s Fund brunch and auction on Saturday, August 28 from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Hall in Winchester. Proceeds from the event go to the Women’s Fund of Randolph County for grants that empower women and children. Tickets…

Randolph County Organizations Honored for Inspiring 3rd Graders to Love Preservation; Musée de Venoge Earns Award for Preservation of Swiss-Heritage Landmark

Indianapolis (July 26, 2021) – The Community Foundation of Randolph County, Inc., and Randolph County United and Musée de Venoge, Inc., have won Indiana Landmarks’ 2021 Sandi Servaas Memorial Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in historic preservation. To instill a love of local history and architecture in its young residents, the Community Foundation of Randolph County…

Community Foundation Awards Over $66,000 In Spring Grant Cycle

The Community Foundation presented checks totaling $66,550 to fourteen (14) area non-profit organizations throughout Randolph County at a reception on May 6th at the Community Room in Union City.  The Foundation regularly stewards the Foundation’s Community Enrichment Fund and other unrestricted dollars to assist non-profits in annual spring and fall competitive grant cycles.  Recently the…

Community Foundation Names The Newest Randolph County Heroes

The News-Gazette and the Community Foundation of Randolph County continue their celebration of local heroes who have impacted the community or have gone above and beyond expectations to serve others. This effort is the result of a community foundation program that helps recognize such people while also raising money to help others. “We thought really…