Women’s Fund to Accept Grant Applications

The Women’s Fund of Randolph County is now accepting grant applications for its 2020 Grant Cycle. Non-profit 501 (c)(3) organizations may apply for programs that empower women and children to create better futures. Programs should provide new solutions to unresolved community needs. Non-profits are encouraged to partner for existing program enhancement or new program development.…

Community Foundation Announces Lilly Scholarship Recipient

The Community Foundation of Randolph County is pleased to announce that Derick Williams is the winner of the 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Williams is a senior at Union City Jr/Sr. High School. He plans to study engineering at either Purdue or Notre Dame. His parents are Erick and Georgia Williams. The Lilly Scholarship provides…

Randolph County Promise to Benefit from Giving Tuesday Matching Funds

November 19, 2019 –Indiana Youth Institute has announced that the 1:1 Fund will match gifts made to the Randolph County Promise Community Fund on Giving Tuesday, which is December 3, 2019. For one day only, donations will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $500 per donor. Participating counties may earn up to $3,500 in matching…

EDP Renewables donates $125k to the Community Foundation of Randolph county

Local wind farm operator invests in GIFT VII  Matching Grant Program                                 WINCHESTER, IN, (Nov. 12, 2019) – EDP Renewables North America (EDPR), the largest owner-operator of wind farms in Indiana, announced a $125,000 donation to the Community Foundation of Randolph County…

Community Foundation Announces Lilly Scholarship Finalists

WINCHESTER, INDIANA, October 28, 2019 –The Community Foundation of Randolph County is pleased to announce the five finalists for the 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. They are: Lindsey Herrera of Winchester (parents Tracy and Daniel) Leah Keesling of Randolph Southern (parents Lisa and Brad) Katie Reichard of Union City (parents Shelia and Scott) Grant Wagner…

Community Foundation Hosts Top 10 Banquet

The Community Foundation of Randolph County hosted a banquet Monday, September 30th to celebrate the top ten students in the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. Students, parents, and educators were invited to St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Hall in Winchester for a catered meal. After dinner, CFRC Program Director, Stephanie Ward, introduced the students and…

PROMISE News

Randolph County PROMISE Randolph County Promise to Benefit from Spring Into Savings Campaign WINCHESTER, INDIANA, March 3, 2020 –Indiana Youth Institute has announced that the 1:1 Fund will match gifts made to the Randolph County Promise Community Fund March 23 – 27, 2020. Donations will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $5,000.  Contributions are…

Nominate a Hero

randolph county hero nominations 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…

News

September 17, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Arts commission relealses new arts education research with promising results   (Indianapolis, Indiana) The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) released today its newest report on the Partnering Arts, Communities, and Education (PACE) program written by Dr. F. Robert Sabol of Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. The newest report reflects a longitudinal study of student growth in three elementary…