Recent total grant funds shared with local nonprofit groups: $167,022
COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS BENEFITED:
Attica | Covington | Southeast Fountain | Vermillion County
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
Cayuga Christian Church $500 - For Thanksgiving food baskets as a part of the Northern Vermillion County Community Food Drive
South Vermillion School Corporation $500 - To the Science Department for the aquaponics in the classroom project
Clinton Little League $540 - Annual payout from the Andrew F. & Helen J. Fenoglio Joseph Bara Fund to support the Clinton Little League
Perrysville Volunteer Fire Department $3000 - To assist in the purchase of pagers to support in the communications efforts of the volunteer firefighters
City of Clinton $2000 - To assist with the upgrades to the basketball court at Sportland Park
Sacred Heart Church $540 - Annual payout from the Andrew F. & Helen J. Fenoglio Joseph Bara Fund to support the Sacred Heart Church (Clinton)
City of Attica $1000 - For t-shirts for "parkies" attending the Summer Park Program
Wabash Valley 83 Cluster $2000 - To purchase and provide essential items for children within the South Vermillion School Corporation during the Christmas Season (Wildcat Christmas Store)
Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene $1000 - For Care Packages to the Care Network as part of the Young at Heart countywide senior citizen ministry. Care Packages contain shelf staple foods, recreational materials (e.g., puzzle books, coloring books, and magazines), and personal hygiene items
North Vermillion High School $1000 - To provide funding for materials, tshirts, and food for junior and senior high school students who participate in the statewide Academic Super Bowl Competition
City of Covington $1000 - In partnership with the City of Covington and the Covington United Methodist Church, the Winter Coat Giveaway provides new and gently used coats for children and adults to area residents in need
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
North Vermillion High School $1000 - For the purchase of academic letter jackets for students who earn all A's for two consecutive semesters
Leadership Vermillion County $1000 - To assist Vermillion County in continuing on a path of fostering professional leadership development opportunities and providing a network of connected individuals
Covington Youth Baseball $1833 - Includes the annual payout from its endowment fund in the amount of $833 and a $1,000 donation for safety signs, hand wipes. and sanitizers
City of Clinton $3000 - For the Police Department to purchase new bullet proof vests.
Town of Dana $10000 - For Phase II of a fivephase Dana Community Center project that will span 2020-2023
Helt Fire & Rescue $15000 - For commercial grade hydraulic extrication tools to aid first responders and rescue personnel in emergency situations
Attica North Neighborhood Association $8175 - For a bus stop shelter at the Ben & Mary Bowles Park
Eugene Station Community Garden $4400 - For startup costs for the new community garden in Cayuga
North Vermillion Falcon Christmas Store $2000 - To purchase and provide essential items for children within the North Vermillion Vermillion School Corporation during the Christmas Season (Falcon Christmas Store)
Covington Christian School $4965 - To purchase of a book vending machine to assist in incentivizing student reading
Covington Youth Soccer $4200 - For new soccer goals
City of Clinton $45000 - For the purchase of the diesel exhaust removal system at the new fire station
Newtown Community Church $1000 - To provide Back2School supplies for area children in need
North Vermillion Elementary School $1812 - To purchase the "Mystery Science curriculum for the Kindergarten 2nd grade classrooms
Fountain County ARC $1893 - Annual payout from its endowment fund to the Shawnee Center to provide daytime programming for adults who have a wide range of disabilities
Clinton Public Library $3000 - For costs associated with the development of the Henry Dana Washburn Educational Exhibit
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 $5000 - To provide for the purchase of food, supplies, and equipment for the food pantry
Paws-N-Claws Animal Shelter $725 - To purchase a new commercial washing machine for the shelter
MAC Van $2000 - For remote starters in vehicles that transport seasoned citizens to medical appointments and grocery shopping
Hillcrest Community Center $500 - To assist with serving nearly 1,000 meals individuals at the 16th annual Thanksgiving Dinner
Fountain Central Jr/Sr High School $1000 - For costs associated with the 6th grade beginning band program
Dana Christian School $1525 - To refurbish student Ipads and cases
Vermillion County Soil & Water Conservation District $1100 - For a new public address system
City of Covington $6500 - For expenses associated with entertainment and fireworks for the 4th of July Celebration held from July 14
Covington Nursery School $1189 - Annual distribution from the Covington Nursery School Fund to provide support for the daytoday operations of the organization and $1,000 for new yard signs and banners for the annual "Covington Nursery School Halloween 5K/10K Run and Walk"
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
North Vermillion Elementary School $1000 - To purchase a Theremin, an electronic instrument used without physical contact by the performer. It works by generating electromagnetic fields around two antennas. A vertical antenna controls the pitch of the instrument and a horizontal, looped antenna controls the volume. The performer uses their hands to disrupt the electromagnetic field to create different pitches by proximity to the vertical antenna. This is a great device to use with students at all levels and connects very well with the schools' STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) program.
North Vermillion Jr./Sr. High School $500 - For costs associated with the annual Science Fair (STEAM Fair)
Town of Cayuga - Volunteer Fire Department $5400 - For pagers to receive emergency notifications from the dispatch center and alert members of the address and nature of the emergency
City of Clinton Fire Department $300 - To provide materials to children regarding fire prevention information, such as; smoke alarms, sprinkler systems, candle safety, and escape routes
Attica Parks Board $10000 - For costs associated with the removal of invasive species and thin overabundant sugar maple trees within the Attica Park system
Johnny's House $10000 - For start-up costs for the 24-hour residential facility for men who struggle with addiction
Little Italy Festival $1500 - To purchase new chairs at the Wine Garden.
Parke-Vermillion Retired Teachers Association $450 - To purchase books for Vermillion County Kindergarten students.
Wabash Valley Cluster 83 of the United Methodist Church $1000 - To provide funding for the free laundry day program for those in need.
City of Clinton $1800 - To provide partial funding for the hero Banner Project.
Hope Springs Safe House $1371 - To provide security cameras at various housing locations.
Clinton Little League $3000 - To assist in creating a new T-ball field at Sportland Park.
Miss Fountain County Queen Pageant $500 - To provide funding for the purchase of supplies of the annual Miss Fountain County Queen Pageant.
Attica Jr/Sr High School $2000 - To provide funding for the Promoting Literacy initiative.