Virginia June and Lowell Byron Richards Fund

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:
East Central Indiana Robotics
Matthews Cemetery Association
NearSpace Education

Fund Page Details:
Donating to this fund will increase the charitable impact of its fund purpose and grantmaking abilities. Clicking “Give Online” above will allow you to make a charitable gift to this fund held at the Community Foundation of Grant County. Want to give using cash or check? Download this Printable Giving Form and mail it with your gift (please hand deliver cash donations to the office during normal business hours). Don’t forget…gifts of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, real estate, insurance, estate plans, etc. are also encouraged. You’re gift, combined with many other generous donations, significantly increases local grantmaking!

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Shelly Jones

Development Director