Troy Foundation awards grants


TROY — At their December 2018 meeting, the Distribution Committee of The Troy Foundation reviewed 29 grant applications and awarded 29 organizations a total of $246,554 in grants. Grants were awarded to the following from the General Fund:

• New Creation Counseling — $900, electronic intake equipment

• St. Patrick Catholic School — $1,250, Robotics Club

• Miami East High School — $1,368, Arrive Alive Tour—Distracted Driving Simulator

• First Kids Cooperative Preschool — $1,600, Parent Speaker Series

• First Baptist Church — $1,950, Automatic External Defibrillator

• Child Care Choices — $2,000, Story Lady Program

• Leadership Troy — $2,000, Leadership Troy Directory

• Ohio CPA Foundation — $2,000, Accounting Careers Awareness Program

• St. Joseph’s House — $2,000, Cold Shelter support

• St. Vincent DePaul Society — $2,000, Rent, utilities, and food assistance for those in need

• Miami County CISV — $2,550, CISV Step Up Program Support

• Ohio Attack Softball Organization — $2,929.73, purchase of softball training tools

• Overfield Tavern Museum — $4,500, architectural assessment of the museum

• National Inventors Hall of Fame — $5,000, Camp Invention support

• Troy Christian Schools — $2,622, Orff Instrument Expansion Project for the elementary

• Troy Christian Schools — $2,797.50, Percussion band program upgrade for the high school

• American Red Cross Northern Miami Valley Ohio — $5,250, Home Fire campaign

• Troy Junior Basketball Association — $5,800, Recreational Basketball Program

• Junior Achievement of OKI Partners, Inc. — $7,200, Educating Financial Success at Van Cleve

• Miami Valley Council Boy Scouts of America — $7,500, Family Scouting in Troy

• First United Church of Christ — $8,000, Backpack Food Program

• Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Greater Miami Valley — $9,000, Mentor Troy Program

• Troy—Hayner Cultural Center — $11,690, Fridays on Prouty Summer Music Series

• Miami County YMCA Robinson Branch — $12,000, indoor turf field equipment project

• Miami County Continuum of Care — $25,000, Service expansion 2019

• Troy City Schools — $26,000, Steinway Piano refurbishment for the junior high

• Miami Valley Veterans Museum — $30,646.77, Operation Museum Undercover Project

• Partners in Hope — $31,000, Education and Development Intensive Wrap Around Program

From the Lucy Fund and the General Fund:

• Health Partners Free Clinic — $512 from the Lucy Fund, $29,488 from the General Fund, operational expenses

The Distribution Committee meets quarterly to review grant applications. Only organizations with a 501(c)3 status are eligible to apply. For more information about the foundation and its funds that make these grants possible please visit thetroyfoundation.org. The deadline for submitting a grant application for the next quarterly meeting is 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 for review at the March meeting.