Meet our community-minded grantees.

2021 Cycle I

Junior Achievement of Eastern Indiana – $3,264

Junior Achievement of Eastern Indiana, with the partnership of the Fayette Community Foundation, will serve 8 classrooms or 200 students by presenting traditional volunteer-led classroom programs and delivering the new JA Virtual Career Exploration Fair for elementary students.


Connersville High School Athletic Department (CHS Gymnastic Team) – $3,264

New uneven bars.


Total Grant Awards 2021 Cycle I $7,404

2020 Cycle II

Fayette County Community Voices – $4,140

Strategic Planning and Road mapping Consulting Services.










Whitewater Career Center – $3,454

Criminal Justice Program Equipment.










Fayette County 911 – $4,500

Fayette County 911 Equipment Upgrade Project.










Creative Steps Learning Center – $10,000

Building and curriculum updates in order to become the first Paths to Quality Level 2, full year/full day child care center in Fayette County.










Alquina Blue Arrows Park – $2,000

Birds, Butterflies, and Bees Habitat; Bluebirds Initial Phase.














Total Grant Awards 2020 Cycle II $21,954

2020 Cycle I

Fayette County School Corporation – $6,200

Online screening tool that measures both risk factors (depression, anxiety, victimization) and protective factors (resiliency, grit, hope) to help counselors better help students.


Our New Friends Program / Central Christian Church – $4,500

Teaching budgeting, banking, self sufficiency, and financial help with utilities and rent,.


Whitewater Career Center – $9,149

4 Lincoln Power Mig Welding Technology program students will become trained and certified and ready for employment.


Whitewater Adult Education – $1,800

Online High School Equivilency learning and pretest.

Total Grant Awards in 2020 Cycle I $21,649

2019 Cycle II

Connersville Band Boosters

Instrument Updates, $5,000

CMS Gardening Club

Greenhouse and supplies for courtyard, $1,500

Fayette County Community Voices

Outdoor Education, $9,250

Everton Volunteer Fire Department

Water tanker repairs, $24,750

Grace United Methodist Food Pantry

Food and other supplies, $4,000

Hope Center

Technology updates, $2,100

Imagine Performing Arts

Oliver! the musical for all ages, $5,725

The Shelter

Bathroom renovations, $6,000

Whitewater Adult Education

Orientation coordinator, $2,500

Total Grant Awards 2019 Cycle II $60,825

2019 Cycle I


Media Resources, $776

Discover Connersville

The Oasis, $10,000

Junior Achievement

Learning materials, $1,500

Masonic Temple

Conditions Assesment, $4,750

The Haven

Van, $10,000

CHS Arts Department

2 Kilns, $6,152

CHS Today

Video Cameras, $28,903

Total Grant Awards in 2019 Cycle I $62,081

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