Grantees

Meet our community-minded grantees.

2021 Cycle II

Bentonville Volunteer Fire Department – $30,000

New air packs and bottles that will provide the firefighters and the public that we protect a safer environment to work in and will help the fire department stay in compliance with NFPA and OSHA.

Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department – $13,679.96

Replace firefighter turnout gear and helmets that were starting to become outdated per NFPA standards. Turnout gear provides protection for the firefighters as they enter burning buildings or hazardous situations. Helmets protect the firefighters from falling debris while performing their duties.

NATCO Community Empowerment Center – $1,800

2 poverty simulations in Fayette County that will give participants the opportunity to experience a “month” in
poverty, allowing them to begin to understand the constant problem solving, frustration and challenges of living in the poverty environment.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Department – $9,161

 Accident reconstruction equipment that will consist of a drone, workstation, software, and an ipad. The purpose of the equipment is to speed up the time currently required of the FCSD to reconstruct an accident scene.

Total Grant Awards 2021 Cycle II $54,640.96

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

Centerstone

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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