Garry Cooley, executive director of the Rush County Community Foundation, wants to remind everyone of the following grant application deadlines:
Shane Young Memorial Soccer Fund – This fund was established by Shane’s family as a memorial for Shane’s love of soccer. The proceeds are to be distributed annually as decided by a selection committee. The purpose is to promote soccer in Rush County and the proceeds may be used to send a delegate to a soccer camp; to improve soccer facilities; to promote sportsmanship; to train adult leaders; to proved monies for training youth in soccer skills; or to serve as a conduit for those interested in helping support youth soccer. Deadline for application is 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15.
Rush County Parks Fund - to provide support to parks programs not ordinarily funded by City or County Government. This grant is available to all established parks in Rush County. Deadline for application is 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15.
Rush County Youth Athletic Fund to support the training of amateur athletes and coaches and promote educational opportunities for youth through athletic excellence. Deadline for application is 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15.
For information on applying for any of these grant opportunities please contact the Foundation office.
Meeting the philanthropic needs of Rush County since 1991, The Rush County Community Foundation, Inc., the Foundation of Rush County’s future, is a nonprofit public charity established to serve donors, award grants and scholarships, and provide leadership to enrich and enhance the quality of life in Rush County, not only today, but for our future generations. For more information please visit or contact Garry Cooley, executive director, or Terry VanNatta, assistant executive director and chief financial officer, at their office at 117 N. Main St., Rushville, IN 46173, or call them at (765) 938-1177.
– Rushville Republican