Community Foundation Awards More than $51,000 in Spring Grant Cycle

WINCHESTER, INDIANA, May 10, 2024 – The Community Foundation of Randolph County presented checks totaling more than $51,000 to fifteen (15) non-profit organizations supporting Randolph County at their Spring Grants Reception on May 9th at Vision Corner Learning Center in Union City with a live-stream of the event provided by KISS Communications. The Foundation stewards…

CFRC Announces Randolph County’s Newest Hero – Dallas Osting

The Community Foundation of Randolph County continues to celebrate 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. The program started in 2015, and since that date, this nomination…

Community Foundation Receives $750,000 Matching Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

WINCHESTER, INDIANA – The Community Foundation of Randolph County has received a matching fund grant totaling $750,000 as part of the eighth phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s initiative, Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VIII). This $750,000 grant will significantly bolster the Foundation’s ability to build financial assets and support charitable activities. Specifically, the $750,000…

Community Foundation of Randolph County Receives National Recognition

WINCHESTER, INDIANA – The Community Foundation of Randolph County recently received re-accreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. Community Foundations National Standards® establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations across the United States. “Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, comprehensive process,” said Susie Nelson, board chair of National Standards. “This…

Community Foundation Opens Spring Grant Cycle

WINCHESTER, INDIANA – The Community Foundation of Randolph County is now accepting grant applications for its Spring Grant Cycle. The application is available online at www.randolphcountyfoundation.org/grants. Completed applications must be submitted online unless other arrangements are made in advance with the Foundation, and completed applications are due no later than 4:00pm on Friday, March 29,…

Community Foundation of Randolph County Receives $50,000 Community Planning Grant

Community Foundation of Randolph County has received a $50,000 planning grant as part of the eighth phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s initiative, Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VIII). With the grant, the community foundation will develop a Master Trails Plan for Randolph County. Community Foundation of Randolph County is one of 92 community foundations…

Community Foundation of Randolph County Extends Deadline for Local Scholarship Applications

WINCHESTER, INDIANA – Due to the delayed release of the updated Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, the Community Foundation of Randolph County has, in partnership with its online application vendor International Scholarship and Tuition Services (ISTS), extended the deadline for local scholarship applications to Thursday, February 1, 2024. Students who will be…

Women’s Fund Accepting Applications for Grant Funding

WINCHESTER, INDIANA – The Women’s Fund of Randolph County, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Randolph County, is now accepting grant applications for its 2024 grant cycle. Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, or non-501(c)(3) organizations with a charitable program or project, may apply for funding to empower women and children in creating better futures. Programs…

Community Foundation Announces 2024 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient

WINCHESTER, INDIANA, December 5, 2023 – The Community Foundation of Randolph County is pleased to announce Audrey Black (Union City High School; daughter of Aaron Black and Melissa Black) as Randolph County’s recipient of the 2024 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Lilly Endowment Community Scholars are known for their community involvement, academic achievement, character, and leadership…