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Grant monies are made available by area citizens who want to help worthwhile projects and programs succeed. Many donations also come in from former area citizens who have moved away, found success and now want to give back to their hometown community. It is because of the generosity of hundreds of people like these that community grants are made possible.
Latest Grant Recipients
South Vermillion Middle School
$1500 - To implement a new program, SVMS Under Construction: Building a Future for Success, a program that focuses on providing tools that a student can use to help them succeed

Clinton Little League
$3000 - For new dugouts

North Vermillion High School
$2000 - For 6 sets of touchpads at the swimming pool

Wabash Valley 83 Cluster
$2000 - For the South Vermillion High School Wildcat Christmas Store to assist nearly 100 carefully selected middle school and high school students with new pillows, blankets, pillowcases, clothing, winter coats, hats, gloves and toiletries and some fun items to help make their Christmas Season a little brighter

Helt Fire & Rescue
$15000 - For commercial grade hydraulic extrication tools to aid first responders and rescue personnel in emergency situations

North Vermillion High School
$250 - For character development books

Purdue Extension - Fountain County
$7000 - To provide needed resources to assist in training Fountain County residents in CPR, AED, & First Aid Training

Sugar Creek Resource Center
$3000 - To provide essential food and hygiene items to those in need in southern Fountain County

$2000 - For remote starters in vehicles that transport seasoned citizens to medical appointments and grocery shopping

City of Covington
$6500 - For expenses associated with entertainment and fireworks for the 4th of July Celebration

Covington Nursery School
$1325 - For annual distribution (payout) form its endowment fund

Charles Forrest American Legion Post 288
$2298 - Annual distribution to the organization to fulfill its charitable purpose

Attica Public Library
$800 - To support the October 15th children's program of Legend of Sleepy Hollow performed by the Madcap Puppet Theatre

Wabash Valley Cluster 83 of the United Methodist Church
$1000 - To provide funding for the free laundry day program for those in need

Clinton Little League
$3000 - For softball drainage project

Parke-Vermillion Humane Society
$2000 - Corporate sponsorship for the Wabash River Run, a canoe/kayak race & family recreation day

Covington Music Boosters
$10000 - For new equipment for the concession stand at the Covington Trojan Sports Complex

North Vermillion Junior High
$1000 - For girls softball league equipment

Wabash River Career & Technical Education District
$15000 - For partial costs associated with the building of a new home in the Building Trades Program

Veedersburg Revitalization Association
$4500 - For partial costs associated with the life-sized bronze railroad conductor statue to be installed at the newly restored Clover Leaf Depot

City of Clinton
$3500 - For security cameras at Sportland Park

Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Department
$3068 - For equipment to assist the department in becoming a BLS (basic life support) Non-Transport Certified Department

Town of Fairview Park
$10000 - To repurpose two poorly conditioned tennis courts into pickleball courts

Community Action Program of Western Indiana
$10000 - For partial costs to purchase a new vehicle (MAC Van ' "Mobility for Area Citizens") to transport elderly and disabled citizens to medical appointments and for other critical services

Eugene Station Farmer's Market
$4500 - For start-up costs for the new market

Newtown Community Church
$1000 - For the annual Back-to-School program that provides backpacks and school supplies to area children

Attica Elementary School
$5000 - For the backpack food program which offers children and families free groceries for weekends and school breaks. Food backpacks include healthy, easy-to-prepare food for kid-friendly meals

Covington Elementary School
$2500 - To purchase replacement swimwear for Covington Elementary School PE Curriculum (grades 2nd-4th)

Southeast Fountain School Corporation
$4000 - For start-up costs for faculty/staff childcare

Attica Elementary School
$3500 - To purchase a High-Ability curriculum focused on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)

Seeger Film Club
$1500 - For the 8-week Free Summer Movie Series on Wednesdays this summer at the Devon Theater in Attica

Attica Elementary School
$1250 - to provide a free book to each student on their birthday

Attica Public Library
$4599 - To purchase an interactive touch table

Attica Heritage Days
$5000 - For expenses associated with entertainment at the Attica Heritage Days Festival

City of Covington
$1000 - For the annual winter coat drive serving nearly 400 children and adults

Psi Iota Xi
$880 - For annual distribution (payout) from its endowment fund

Covington Youth Soccer
$46794 - Covington, Southeast Fountain, Attica, and Vermillion County Foundations combined their efforts to support the Covington Youth Soccer League (CYSL) in funding for upgrades to the soccer fields, restrooms, and concession stand at the Covington City Park. CYSL allows children to participate from surrounding areas

Attica United Methodist Church
$1290 - For annual distribution (payout) from its endowment fund

Food Finders Food Bank
$4000 - Covington and Attica Community Foundations joined their efforts to fund the Mobile Food Pantry program in Fountain County

Family Crisis Shelter
$2540 - For annual distribution (payout) from its endowment fund

Williamsport Firefighters & Auxiliary
$3000 - Covington and Attica Community Foundations combined their efforts to provide a Safe Haven Baby Box in the community

Covington Public Library
$907 - For annual distribution (payout) from its endowment fund

Community Action Program of Western Indiana
$2150 - To cover costs of summer camp scholarships to Twin Lakes Camp for students participating in the TALKS program from Covington Community School Corporation

Attica High School Expanding STEM
$3000 - For the purchase of additional robotics equipment

Attica Jr/Sr High School
$10000 - For the implementation of a Low Ropes Challenge Course

South Vermillion High School
$540 - For the Envirothon State Competition

Parke/Vermillion Retired Teachers Association
$650 - For kindergarten books

North Vermillion Little League
$4900 - For equipment for the youth baseball and softball programs

Black Diamond Fire Department
$7300 - For rescue struts

City of Clinton
$500 - For the 4th of July celebration

Friends of Ernie Pyle
$500 - For the Vietnam Traveling War Museum Wall Display

American Red Cross
$2500 - To install 147 smoke alarms in approximately 29 households in Vermillion County

Braeden Hollowell Scholarship
$250 - For golf outing sponsorship

Vermillion County Extention Homemakers (Chateau Club)
$500 - For supplies and materials for educational projects to take place at the Chateau, a 90 resident low-income housing facility in Clinton

Vermillion Trails Alliance
$7600 - For Trailhead Park Naturescape Project

Clinton Optimist
$250 - For Max Chambers Golf Outing

Kirk Gentrup Scholarship
$250 - For golf outing sponsorship

Cameron Cheuvront Scholarship
$250 - For car show sponsorship

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