Community Foundation awards $180,000 in grants


BUCYRUS – The Community Foundation for Crawford County recently awarded over $180,000 in competitive grants to local charitable organizations and schools.

Community grants went to the following:

Wildlife Haven – $5,000 toward animal food and interns

American Red Cross – $5,000 toward a Home Fire Preparedness program

Crawford County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society – $1,000 toward digitization of old Telegraph Forum newspapers

Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio – $7,680 toward programs in Crawford County classrooms

Alpha Recovery 12-Step Program – $10,000 for a remodel project at Jericho House

Bucyrus Area Youth Soccer Club – $6,000 toward a refrigerator/freezer

Colonel Crawford local schools – $5,034 toward updated playground equipment

Crawford County Education and Economic Development Partnership – $40,000 toward an interactive website that will benefit Crawford County businesses, students and residents

Crestline Historical Society – $21,150 toward a new boiler for heat and air conditioning

Crawford County Project Lifesaver – $4,527 for search and rescue equipment to assist in finding people who wander from certain medical conditions

Crawford County Education and Economic Development Partnership – $50,000 toward the ongoing 20/20 Vision initiative

Crawford Works – $20,000 toward connecting employers and job seekers

Crawford County Community Concert Association – $5,000 for booking artists

Established in 1984 with the help of the Timken Foundation, The Community Foundation for Crawford County works to enhance the quality of life for all Crawford County residents.

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Crawford County Education and Economic Development Partnership gets $40,000 for interactive website

 

Staff report