Troy Foundation awards funds

For the Troy Daily News

TROY – At their December meeting the Distribution Committee of The Troy Foundation reviewed 45 grant applications. The grants were awarded through the General Fund of The Troy Foundation. In the end, The Troy Foundation has announced 38 organizations were chosen to receive $416,406 as follows:

Child Care Choices, $450, Workshop technology support

Troy City Schools, Cookson Elementary, $885, Girls on the Run shoe scholarships

First Place Food Pantry, $960, Food Pantry transportation

St. Patrick Catholic School, $989, Family Science Night

Child Care Choices, $1,000, yoga for child care providers

The King Team, $1,000, Martin Luther King Celebration

Troy City Schools, Heywood Elementary, $1,128, professional development conference

Miami County Educational Service, $1,337, speech therapy materials

Darke County Recovery Services, $1,576, new chairs at Troy location

Muscular Dystrophy Association, $1,600, MDA summer camp for Troy students

Darke County Recovery Services, $1,974, Tele-heath start up for Troy location

Troy City Schools, Kyle Elementary, $1,998, Movement in the Classroom project

St. Joseph’s House, $2,000, cold shelter

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

Troy Junior Basketball Association, $2,500, adjustable basketball hoops at Heywood

Troy City Schools, Troy High School, $3,010, new equipment for wrestling team

GIVE Medical Ministry (New Path, Inc.), $3,750, purchase of new lift chairs

Friends of Hayner Inc. $4,000, rental and shipping fee of art exhibit

Invent Now Inc., $5,000, Camp Invention in Troy

Troy City Schools, $6,350, centennial anniversary of Troy basketball

WACO Historical Society, $6,739, barn maintenance

Troy Strawberry Festival Inc. $7,500, 40th anniversary archive project

Big Brothers, Big Sisters, $9,000, Mentor Troy

The Future Begins Today, $10,000, general program support

Troy Nursing Association and Troy Milk Fund Inc., $10,000, Emergency assistance for food and milk

Boy Scouts of America, $10,000, Scouting in Troy — Positive Alternative

Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, $11,000, 2016 Summer Music Series

Troy-Miami County Public Library, $11,150, Community Partnership Plan

Family Abuse Shelter, $11,806, electrical and security improvements

American Red Cross, $15,000, Disaster Response Cycle for Troy residents

Habitat for Humanity, $15,000, recycle and repair efforts

Partners in Hope, $17,000, education and development

Apple Grants, $17,404, Apple Grant Funding for 2016

Health Partners Free Clinic, $23,000, service hours expansion

Troy Development Council, $28,300, education on career opportunities

Miracle Field, $30,000, Miracle Field at Duke Park

Troy City Schools, Troy High School, $40,000, Strength training equipment

City of Troy, Ohio, $100,000, baseball field development at Duke Park

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, visit

The deadline for submitting a grant application for the next quarterly meeting is 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16 for review at the March meeting.