Women’s Fund Grant Cycle Opens

The Women’s Fund of Randolph County, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Randolph County, is now accepting grant applications for its 2022 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 should provide innovative…

Community Foundation of Randolph County Awarded Civic Education Grant

The Community Foundation of Randolph County (CFRC) has been awarded a grant of $3,000 from Indiana Humanities with funds from the A More Perfect Union Initiative. The grant provides tax-exempt organizations across the state with funding to develop and implement public programs that promote civic education and help address the civic health challenges that Indiana…

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…

Community Foundation Announces 2022 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient

The Community Foundation of Randolph County is pleased to announce Braydon Hoggatt (Union City High School; son of Brad & Amy Hoggatt) as Randolph County’s recipient of the 2022 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Lilly Endowment Community Scholars are known for their community involvement, academic achievement, character, and leadership – Braydon is no exception. “I think…

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…

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…