RIPLEY - The Ripley Community & Heritage Fund is currently accepting grant applications. Organizations eligible to apply are charitable, not-for-profit organizations that serve the Ripley community. Grant applications and guidelines are available by contacting one of the following RCHF board members: Lew Barnes, Chair, 736-6931; Terry Eggleston, Co-Chair, 736-6125; and Mary Beth Chess, Secretary, 736-6049. Applications are also available at various locations throughout Ripley (including Meeder's Restaurant and the Ripley Library) and at www.nccfoundation.org. The application must be forwarded to the RCHF, c/o Lew Barnes 9764 E. Lake Road, Ripley, NY 14775 and be postmarked by Jan. 15.