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…

Application for Local Scholarships Now Available

WINCHESTER, INDIANA – The Community Foundation of Randolph County is pleased to announce the availability of more than 75 scholarships to graduating high school seniors for the 2023-2024 school year. Students who will be graduating by the end of the current school year and attend Monroe Central, Randolph Southern, Union, Union City (Randolph Eastern), and…

Community Foundation Awards $83,845 in Fall Grant Cycle

WINCHESTER, INDIANA – The Community Foundation of Randolph County presented checks totaling $83,845 to nineteen (19) non-profit organizations supporting Randolph County at the Thanks for Giving Annual Dinner on November 2nd at the new Willow’s Edge Event Center near Winchester. The Foundation stewards its unrestricted dollars to assist non-profits in competitive grant cycles each spring…

Community Foundation Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program Finalists

WINCHESTER, INDIANA, October 9, 2023 – The Community Foundation of Randolph County is pleased to announce the five finalists for the 2024 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. In alphabetical order (pictured above), the finalists are Audrey Black (Union City Jr./Sr. HS), Noah Bootcheck (Monroe Central Jr./Sr. HS), Addison Coe (Monroe Central Jr./Sr. HS), Maggie Haney (Monroe…

Cultivating Community: The Next Act

It’s time for Randolph County’s Next Act! Join the Indiana Communities Institute from Ball State University, the Community Foundation of Randolph County, and Randolph County United for a special planning session for Cultivating Community. After gathering community feedback during sessions across Randolph County in August, this meeting will be used to create a refreshed vision for…

CFRC Announces Randolph County’s Newest Hero – Tom Byrum

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 will…