Match Opportunity on December 1st for Giving Tuesday

Randolph County Promise to Benefit from Giving Tuesday Matching Funds Indiana Youth Institute has announced that the 1:1 Fund will match gifts made to the Promise Indiana of Randolph County Community Fund on Giving Tuesday, which is December 1, 2020. For one day only, donations will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $500 per…

Foundation Names The Newest Randolph County Heroes – Betsy and Allen Jefferis

November 17, 2020 ─ The News-Gazette and the Community Foundation of Randolph County continue their celebration of local heroes who have made an impact on 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…

Randolph County Celebrates Community Foundation Week 2020 with a $1 for $1 Matching Event Announcement

  The Community Foundation of Randolph County will join in a nationwide celebration, November 12-18, 2020, to recognize the increasingly important role these philanthropic organizations play in fostering local collaboration and innovation to address persistent civic and economic challenges. For more than a century, community foundations have served as a trusted partner and resource whose effect…

Community Foundation Announces Lilly Scholarship Finalists

The Community Foundation of Randolph County is pleased to announce the five finalists for the 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Alphabetically they are: Ella Baldwin, Winchester, daughter of Justin and Kari Baldwin; Kyle Buckingham, Union City, son of Greg and Michelle Buckingham; Madison Hargarten, Winchester, daughter of  Daniel and Amanda Hargarten; Lauren Harris, Winchester, daughter…

Women’s Fund Brunch Replaced with Virtual Event & Online Auction

The Community Foundation of Randolph County has canceled its 10th annual Women’s Fund brunch and auction for Saturday, September 26. Grant awards and art awards will be announced via a Facebook Live event on Thursday, October 8th at 6:30 p.m. The auction will also begin on October 8th but it will be an online auction…

Foundation Opens Fall Grant Cycle

Foundation Opens Fall Grant Cycle   WINCHESTER, INDIANA:  The Community Foundation of Randolph County, Inc. is now accepting grant applications for its Fall Grant Cycle. Applications are available online, APPLY HERE,  or by calling the Foundation office at 765-584-9077, ext. 201.  Completed applications are to be submitted online unless other arrangements are made in advance…

2021 LILLY ENDOWMENT COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Community Foundation of Randolph County will begin accepting applications online for the 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program beginning August 13. The scholarship is open to Indiana residents, with a grade point average of 3.7 or higher, who will graduate from an accredited Randolph County high school by 2021, and receive their diploma no…

ATTENTION ARTISTS!

The Community Foundation of Randolph County in partnership with the Art Association of Randolph County is sponsoring an art contest. The subject of the artwork is to be about what Randolph County has to offer. Artists that work in all mediums are welcome to submit their artwork for consideration. Artists should be either currently living…

Foundation Awards Nearly $50,000 in spring Grant Cycle

WINCHESTER, INDIANA – After announcing the establishment of the Randolph County Covid-19 Relief Fund last month, The Community Foundation of Randolph County is surveying area non-profits to assess needs related to the pandemic that will inform funding criteria for the CFRC Board of Directors in the near future.  In addition to the new fund being…

COVID-19 Community Crisis Response

Community Foundation of Randolph County establishes a fund   As the nation struggles with a collective loss on many societal levels, so too the Randolph County community finds those in crisis, now within a larger crisis. Resources are quickly dwindling for local homeless shelters, food pantries, and non-profits shifting financial priorities. In some cases, operations and…