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.