Troy Foundation awards $198,083 in grants

TROY – At their September meeting the Distribution Committee of The Troy Foundation reviewed twenty-eight grant applications. The grants were awarded through the General Fund of The Troy Foundation. In the end, The Troy Foundation is pleased to announce twenty-four organizations were chosen to receive $198,083.58 as follows:

• Troy City Schools, Cookson Elementary — $942.18 for developing a child-sensitive sensory room

• Troy City Schools, Cookson Elementary — $992 for COSI energy presentation for K-4 students

• Child Care Choices, Inc. — $1,000 for movement in Early Childhood Education

• Rehabilitation Center for Neurological Development — $1,185 towards equipment purchases for aquatic program

• Troy Community Works! — $1,982.76 to Second Story Secrets

• Overfield Tavern Museum — $2,000 for educational attire for Overfield Tavern volunteers

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

• St. Patrick St. Vincent dePaul Society — $2,000 toward rent, utilities and food assistance for Troy families

• Troy Lions Charities — $2,500 to sight conservation for Troy residents

• United Way of Troy — $2,500 to the 2017 United Way Campaign

• Miami Conservancy District — $4,500 for the Great Miami Riverway website

• Troy Senior Citizens Center — $4,862.79 to recover existing chairs at the Center

• Richard’s Chapel — $5,000 for lunch program support

• Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Miami Valley Region — $5,000 for A House to Come Home to for Troy residents

• Troy Christian Junior High and High School — $5,000 for robotics STEM Cart for Engineering and Robotics

• Maple Tree Cancer Alliance — $7,500 for the Maple Tree cancer program Troy location

• Isaiah’s Place, Inc. — $8,312 for the purchase of a SMART board

• Council on Rural Service Programs, Inc. — $9,125 preschool interactive board for Kids Leaning Place

• City of Troy — $10,000for the Low Dam/river corridor enhancement study

• Miami County Park District — $10,000 for Science Alive! Hug the Earth, Banana Slug Band

• Honor Flight of Dayton, Inc. — $20,000 toward Troy, Concord Township and Miami County Honor Flights

• Habitat for Humanity — $20,000 for the Habitat Activity Center

• Lincoln Community Center — $31,681.85 for the after school enrichment program

• Miami County Recovery Council, Inc. — $40,000 for social detox program expansion

For more information about the foundation and its funds that make these grants possible please visit Grants from The Troy Foundation are made for public charitable purposes which benefit citizens of the Troy City School District. The size and number of grants awards are directly related to the amount of money available each year and the restrictions that donors have placed upon the use of certain funds.

The deadline for submitting a grant application for the next quarterly meeting is Nov. 15 by 4 p.m. for review at the December meeting.