WAYNE COUNTY FOUNDATION AWARDS $169,097 IN 2018 SPRING GRANT CYCLE

The Wayne County Foundation has awarded $169,097 to

twenty-nine local organizations in support of programs or projects

designed to enhance the spirit of the community and improve the

quality of life across Wayne County.

Animal Care Alliance   To purchase four stainless steel specialty tables
$5,603
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County To help purchase computers and access points
$7,500
Brighter Path Inc. To purchase a wheelchair lift for the facility
$6,000
Christian Charities

In support of Backpack Blessings and Food Recovery

programs

$10,000
Circle U Help Center, Inc. In support of meal services
$5,000
Communities in Schools of Wayne County In support of the site coordination program
$15,000
Cope Environmental Center In support of the Families in the Forest project
$5,000
Diplomas Inc.

For tuition to keep 4 teen parents and 2 children in

school for the school year

$7,200
Dublin Public Library To replace flooring and repaint inside the library
$6,599
Dudas Inspiration Venue for the Arts In support of the DIVA Improv workshop
$3,000
Every Child Can Read In support of the Third Grade Academy
$5,000
Gateway Food Pantry For food and transportation expenses
$5,000
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

In support of the Healthy Foof for Families program

in Wayne County

$10,000
Hagerstown Nettle Creek Players In support of the 2018 Summer Stock Season
$5,000
Independent Living Center of Eastern Indiana

To purchase high definition video magnification

assistive devices

$5,990
JACY House

To purchase supplies for the Speak Up Be Safe

program

$2,000
Richmond Civic Theatre For volunteer attraction and community engagement
$5,000
Richmond Community Orchestra In support of the Strings Initiative Program
$6,000
Richmond Day Nursery To make external repairs to the building
$7,785
Richmond Parks and Recreation

In support of the Middlefork Reservoir playground

campaign

$5,000
Richmond Symphony Orchestra In support of community concerts
$3,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana

For program costs relating to guests from

Wayne County

$5,000
Safety Village of Wayne County To assist with school transportation fees
$2,500
Special Olympics Indiana - Wayne County

In support of the bowling and summer track and field

programs

$4,420
Sunrise, Inc. Therapeutic Riding Center To support equine therapy services
$2,500
Townsend Community Center In support of the Harambee Process
$3,000
Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District In support of the Conservation Days program
$3,000
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Committee Inc. In support of the Huey project
$2,500
Williamsburg Area Community Center To replace windows on third floor of building
$15,000

 

 

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WAYNE COUNTY FOUNDATION AWARDS $117,899 IN SPRING 2017 GRANT CYCLE

The Wayne County Foundation has awarded $117,899 to twenty-two local organizations in support of programs or projects designed to enhance the spirit of the community and improve the quality of life across Wayne County.

“The wide range of projects and initiatives proposed for this cycle was especially impressive,” said Steve Borchers, the Foundation’s executive director. “We have no doubt that the ones selected for funding will have a meaningful impact on our community.”

All of the Foundation’s community grantmaking is made possible by income from unrestricted and endowed field-of-interest funds.   This is the complete list of grant awards approved by the Foundation’s Board of Directors at its May meeting:

 

Achieva Resources Corporation, Inc.

To purchase age appropriate books for the EXCEL program

     $4,000

Animal Care Alliance

To purchase electro surgery equipment

$6,000

Boy Scouts of America

For registration fees of Wayne County students to participate in STEM Scouts

$5,250

Cambridge City Main Street

For roof replacement on the Matthias and Kline historical building

$5,000

Center City Development

In support of Tech Education partnership with Earlham College    $1,500

Christian Charities

In support of the Backpack Blessings program with at least 25% to benefit the Hagerstown community

$5,000

Circle U Help Center, Inc.

To purchase updated kitchen equipment

$3,750

Communities In Schools of Wayne County

To support Site Coordination services

$15,000

Diplomas

For tuition to keep 4 teen parents and 2 children in school for a whole school year

$7,200

Every Child Can Read

In support of the Third Grade Academy    $5,000

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

In support of the Healthy Food for Families program

$7,500

Hagerstown Nettle Creek Players

In support of the Nettle Creek Players Summer Stock Tent Theatre Season

$5,000

HELP the Animals

To replace a portion of the roof of the H.E.L.P. Shelter

$2,725

Independent Living Center of Eastern Indiana

To purchase assistive devices for continued independence

$10,000

Indiana Women In Need Foundation

For support services of women living in Wayne County and enduring treatment for breast cancer     $3,000

JACY House

In support of the Speak Up Be Safe program

$2,000

Richmond Day Nursery

To purchase cots and couches for the children

$2,204

Richmond Parks and Recreation

To purchase a fence in Phase I of the Playground with a Purpose project

$5,000

Special Olympics Indiana - Wayne County

In support of the Wayne County Special Olympics annual summer games

$4,420

Wayne County Soil and Water Conversation District

For Conservation Days 2017

$2,000

Western Wayne Heritage

To publish a book in coordination with the Voices of the Past event

$1,350

Williamsburg Area Community Center

For window replacement and roof repairs

$15,000

 

The Wayne County Foundation awarded $22,129

to fourteen local organizations in support of

capacity-building projects during the

2016 Fall Grant Cycle:

2nd Chance Animal Rescue   Technology upgrades $2,139.98
Animal Care Alliance   Technology upgrades $1,600.00
Birth-To-Five, Inc.  Technology acquisition and staff training $2,701.00
Communities In Schools of Wayne County   Technology acquisition $1,500.00
Drug Free Wayne County Partnership   Website updates $1,500.00
Golay Community Center   Technology acquisition $3,000.00
Model T Ford Club of America   Software acquisition $500.00
Noah's Ark Day Care Center, Inc.  Internet upgrades and Technology acquisition $2,125.57
Richmond Friends School   Technology acquisition $850.00
Richmond Shakespeare Festival   Staff training $600.00
Wayne County Cardinal Greenway  Technology acquisition $2,127.95
Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District  Staff training $500.00
Wayne Township Trustee, Wayne County   Volunteer training $1,500.00
Young Women's Christian Association  Staff training $1,485.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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