Rice County Community Foundation Inc.
Our Pledge To You Strong, Sturdy, Productive, Alive and Growing For Many Years To Come
About Rice County Community Foundation Inc.
Since 1995, the Rice County Community Foundation (RCCF) has worked to improve the quality of life in Rice County and beyond through an partnership with donors who believe, as we do, that philanthropic giving can make a positive change in so many lives.
The Rice County Community Foundation manages several scholarship funds as well as many charitable funds established by individuals, families, and businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Rice County Community Foundation provides an umbrella for not-for profit organizations in Rice County and beyond for financial, bookkeeping and other services.
Interested in learning more?
Call us at 620.257.5630 or click the Contact Us button to e-mail.
2017 - 2018 Board of Directors
Craig Zwick - President
J.L. Herold - Vice President
Kenneth Knight - Past President
Shane Edwards - Treasurer
Melissa Oden - Secretary
Russell Stephenson - Member
Geral Schmidt - Member
Richard Wires - Member
Michael Townsend - Director of Development
Melissa Oden - Secretary/Bookkeeper
Reasons to establish an endowment with Rice County Community Foundation:
Endowment funds are made to be an arms-length away from the organization you want to benefit
We have the capability of handling complex, charitable gifts of land, commodities, or business interests
We understand the endowment purpose of never spending the principal
Resources stay in your community and are directed to where your interests lie
Bequests - RCCF can be named as a residual beneficiary of wills, trusts and annuities. When the beneficiary's life interest ends, the assets will be distributed to the charity as directed by the will or trust.
Charitable Trusts - Trusts allow donors to design an estate plan that provides for their lifetime income needs, as well as beneficiary and charitable gifts.
Life Insurance - Donors may make RCCF the beneficiary of an existing or new life insurance policy. Insurance donations are subject to IRS and state Insurance regulations.
Cash Gifts - You can give a gift of any size. A cash gift is simple and convenient
The Foundation offers easy ways to help you make a significant difference with your giving. By partnering with your Community Foundation, donors receive the simplicity and tax advantages of a public charity combined with the personal recognition, involvement and flexibility of a private foundation. Rice County Community Foundation donors understand that Rice County is more than a place – it is home. With that recognition comes a deep sense of responsibility and a belief that each of us really can make a difference.