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Day of Giving Creates a Stronger Future!

The generosity shown during our Day of Giving is one of the reasons we are proud to call Ripley County home. We received over $100,000 in donations all of which are eligible to receive a match from a private foundation.  These donations will provide for the needs of our communities now and forever! 
Our Day of Giving was proof that we are stronger when we work together. Youth Move Southeast used the day to support local food pantries.  Countless individuals stopped by to donate personal hygiene items for our local food pantries, with Thrive Market donating an entire carload of supplies! Batesville Area Arts Council (formerly known as Rural Alliance for the Arts) sold Project 229 books, which supports their mission to provide opportunities in arts education, expression and enjoyment; we provided a sneak peek into Ripley 200 a project of Ripley County Tourism commemorating the county’s bicentennial.
 
Thank you for all who donated!

Congratulations to Our Large Grant Recipients!

The Ripley County Community Foundation awards $45,000 in grants to be paid to eleven non-profits serving Ripley County.  The purpose of these grants is to assist local groups with their quests to promote and support community service, social service, education, health, environment and art needs of Ripley County residents. 
 
This year, large grants awarded include: $2,172 to the Batesville Adams Lutheran Church to clean and paint their steeple; $5,000 to Gleaners for the BackSack Food for Kids; $3,020 to Holton Police Department for a mobile radio; $3,505 to New Horizons for chair scales and laptops; $3,800 to the Osgood Library for computers; $4,500 to Voices for Children for recruitment of volunteers; $4,870 to Young Life in Batesville for A/V Equipment; $5,000 to South Ripley Elementary for flex seating, $4,500 to Tyson Library in Versailles for computers; $3,753 to St. Anthony Preschool in Morris for a Smartboard and Tablets; and $4,880 to St. Nicholas School in Sunman for flex seating.
 

Thank you to our Partners!

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Diamond Partners 
Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation

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