Troy Foundation awards $184K in grants

TROY — At their June meeting the Distribution Committee of The Troy Foundation reviewed 30 grant applications. The grants were awarded through the General Fund and the Clyde and Kathryn Marr Fund of The Troy Foundation. In the end, The Troy Foundation is pleased to announce 25 organizations were chosen to receive $184,623 as follows:

Cove Springs Church, $831, organ repairs

Reading for Change, $944, projector and connectors

Miamibucs Chapter of National AMBUCS, $1,500, Amtryke Trykes

Miami East Junior High School, $1,500, Muse Machine

Miami Montessori School, $1,603, Camp Joy Outdoor Education Program

Troy Skating Club, $1,711, medals and awards for summer competition

St. Patrick Catholic School, $1,951, Tech Savvy Kinders Project

Overfield Tavern Museum, $2,000, progressive publicity for Local History Phase V

St. Vincent DePaul Society, $2,000, help for the less fortunate

Troy Christian Schools, $2,000, Young Learners STEM Education

Troy Civic Theatre, $3,600, state replacement and reinforcement

Ludlow Falls Volunteer Fire Department, $4,000, pagers and communications upgrade

Mayor’s Troy International Council, $4,000, Festival of Nations

Troy City Schools, Van Cleve, $4,200, Muse Machine

Troy City Schools, Van Cleve $4,400, Kids to College program

St. Patrick Catholic School, $4,309, furniture for the Center for Early Learning

Richard’s Chapel United Methodist Church, $5,000, Lunch Program

Lehman Catholic High School, $6,270, STEM+MM Innovative Initiative for 21st Century

Troy City Schools, Kyle, $8,000, Ohio Reads

Troy Junior Football, $10,000, new scoreboard and equipment

Habitat for Humanity, $15,000, relocation of the RE-Store

Miami County Continuum of Care, $17,000, rides to work

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, $24,135, Music Discoveries

Troy City Schools, Troy High School, $28,862, refurbish high school auditorium piano

Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, $32,115, repairs and renovations

For more information about the foundation and its funds that make these grants possible, visit The deadline for submitting a grant application for the next quarterly meeting is Aug. 15 by 4 p.m. for review at the September meeting.