Virginia June and Lowell Byron Richards Fund

Total Granted*
Total Donations*

*Updated on November 9, 2022

Fund Purpose:
To support projects and community development in Jefferson Township in Grant County (Indiana).

Fund Story:
Byron Richards, a life-long resident of Jefferson Township, and Virginia Richards, who resided in Jefferson Township most of her life, had strong interests in the history of Jefferson Township and in Matthews.  They were passionate about the history, maintenance, and ongoing interpretation of the Cumberland Covered Bridge near Matthews, and they understood the importance of education and were strong supporters of Eastbrook Community Schools.

Fund Impact:
Matthews Cemetery Association

Fund Page Details:
Donating to this fund will increase the impact of its charitable fund purpose and grantmaking abilities. Clicking “Give Online” will allow you to make a charitable gift to this fund held at the Community Foundation of Grant County. Or mail your check to our office instead by using this donation form. Additionally, gifts of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, real estate, insurance, and estate plans are also accepted.

*The amount listed above may not be up-to-date. Call the Community Foundation for the most up-to-date fund balances.



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Shelly Jones

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