RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — The Ripley County Community Foundation recently announced small grants awarded to Ripley County non-profits in its fourth grant cycle of 2016.These grants were made possible thanks to the Community Granting Funds administered through the Community Foundation.The purpose of a small grant is to support local organizations with their short term, immediate needs.The organizations receiving grants in the 4th cycle of 2016 are:Jac-Cen-Del schools receiving $187 for Breakout EDU KitsMilan High School receiving $500 for balances for chemistrySt. Louis Church receiving $500 for Families Helping Families for the Christmas Gifts for KidsSt. Louis School receiving $500 for a Literacy Intervention SystemThe Town of Osgood receiving $500 for a defibrillator in the town hall/community centerThe Tyson Library receiving $500 for transforming Children’s spaceThe Versailles Kiwanis Club receiving $500 for Bring Up Grades AwardsThe next deadline will be Friday, March 3rd.Writeable applications and further information are available at the Foundation’s website. www.rccfonline.org.If you have questions regarding the 2017 grant cycles, call the community foundation at 812-933-1098.