Troy Foundation awards grants

TROY — At their March meeting the Distribution Committee of The Troy Foundation reviewed 32 grant applications. The grants were awarded through the General Fund, David B. and Helen N. Meeker Fund, Clyde and Kathryn Marr Fund, Hollinger-Dungan Fund, Kathryn Marr Fund, Lafferty Family Fund, Lucy Fund, Richard Shellenbarger Music Fund, and the Fifth Third Fund for Arts and Culture of The Troy Foundation. In the end, The Troy Foundation is pleased to announce 30 organizations were chosen to receive $238,847 in grants.

FOA, Families of Addicts, $1,000, group meeting support

Steve’s Club Troy, $1,100, trainer certification and incentive program

Miami County Educational Service Center, $1,300, 2017 Excellence in Education banquet

Troy High School Softball Parents, $1,858, softball training equipment

T.L. Baseball Boosters, Inc., $1,884, Duke Park Legion field maintenance

Overfield Tavern Museum, $2,000, Progressive Publicity Phase VIII

Troy Rec, $3,000, Summer Lunch Buddies program

Troy Football Parents Association, $3,200, football field equipment

Troy-Miami County Public Library, $3,499, sensory and education toys

Troy Christian Schools, $3,685, STEAM Tables to Enable

Mayor’s Troy International, $4,000, 2017 Festival of Nations

Troy Mayors’ Concert, Inc., $4,000, 2017 concert

FISH of Troy, Inc., $5,000, rent assistance

St. Patrick Catholic School, $5,067, theatrical stage curtains

Young Life, $5,460, Young Life summer camp support

The Future Begins Today, $6,000, marketing, administrative and office expenses

Troy Civic Band, $6,000, 2017 Summer Concert Season

Dream Builders Group, Inc., $6,926, Teen Internship

St. Patrick Catholic School, $8,944, playground resurfacing

Miami County Agricultural Society $10,000 2017 Miami County Fair Concert

Troy Main Street, Inc., $10,290, 2017 downtown summer projects

City of Troy, Ohio, $15,000, Miami Erie Canal Lock No. 12

Troy-Miami County Public Library, $15,000, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Health Partner’s Free Clinic, $20,000, pharmacy residency program

Friends of Hayner, Inc., $20,767, replacement of handicapped elevator

Summer Lunch Program in partnership with Partners in Hope, Lincoln Community Center, Troy City Schools and Troy Rec, $22,865, Summer Lunch Program

Miami County Continuum of Care, $25,000, Rides to Work vehicle

Miami County Dental Clinic, $26,000, operating support

Operation Recreation 2020, $1,000,000, support over 10 years starting in in January 2018

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 Monday, May 15 by 4 p.m. for review at the June meeting.