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Rita Yager Memorial Ag Grant Fund

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits for Agriculture
Education and Safety Programming in Rush County

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Foundation / Corporation

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Rush County Community Foundation (RCCF)

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Grants to Indiana nonprofit organizations for agriculture safety, education, and the improvement of agriculture-related projects in Rush County. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent at least 15 days prior to the deadline. Applicants should be introducing a tool, program, or education that will affect those involved with agriculture in Rush County.

Rita Yager was instrumental in establishing the Agricultural Careers and Education (ACE) organization in Rush County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182783

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Non-profit agencies serving Rush County residents are eligible to apply.

Due to the volume of applications, the Foundation limits the scope of activities it can support. As a general rule, it does not make grants from unrestricted funds for the following:

- Ongoing operating expenses or annual fundraising drives
- Existing obligations, debt reduction or building campaigns
- Individuals or travel expenses
- Multi-year grants or repeat funding
- Advocacy or political purposes
- Religious or sectarian purposes
- Loans or endowments

It will, however, consider any proposal which is charitable in nature and could have a major impact on the community.

The Rush County Community Foundation does not discriminate in matters of age, race, religion, sex or native origin and expects that grant applicant observe like standards.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant seekers for unrestricted funds must submit a Letter of Intent via email 15 days before the deadline and before submitting a grant application.

The deadline to apply is September 1. If this deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the application is due the next business day.

A staff member from the RCCF will notify you if your request is accepted or declined. If accepted, your next step is to complete the grant application.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Grant seekers for unrestricted funds must submit a Letter of Intent to:

Rush County Community Foundation
117 N. Main St.
Rushville, IN 46173
(765) 938-1177

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Rush County