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Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) Fund

Grants to Indiana Youth Partnering with Nonprofits for Charitable
Projects that Benefit Residents of Rush County

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Rush County Community Foundation (RCCF)

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Grants to Indiana youth working with a nonprofit to develop a service project that will improve the quality of life for residents of Rush County. Funding is intended to support youth involvement and encourage philanthropy for the next generation of community leaders.

Youth in Philanthropy gives money to youth-led service projects for the betterment of Rush County. Past grant recipients include Girl Scouts (to make dog beds for the animal shelter), Peer Helpers and Facilitators “PHAF” (to make care packages for the elementary), and FFA (to purchase candy for their Truck-or-Treat).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182786

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any youth involved with a non-profit organization in Rush County who has a philanthropic project or service idea to benefit Rush County or Rush County residents is encouraged to apply.

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

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

Pre-Application Information:

The deadlines to apply are March 1 and October 15. The application is to be completed by the youth and overseen by their adult leader.

Eligibility and guidelines:

Contact Information:

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

Rush County Community Foundation
117 North Main Street
Rushville, IN 46173
Phone (765) 938-1177
Fax: (765) 938-1719

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USA: Indiana: Rush County