Foundation awards $162,510 in grants


TROY — At their June meeting, the Distribution Committee of The Troy Foundation reviewed 22 grant applications. The grants were awarded through the General Fund, Richard Shellenbarger Music Fund, and the Lucy Fund of The Troy Foundation. In the end, The Troy Foundation is pleased to announce 21 organizations were chosen to receive $162,510 as follows:

Rehabilitation Center for Neurological Development/Nicholas School,, $1,395, Equipment for the aquatic program

Troy Lunch Club Inc. $1,500, Enhanced summer programming

Dream Builders Group Inc. The Clubhouse, $2,000, Clubhouse summer internships

Overfield Tavern Museum, $2,000, Progressive publicity for Local History II

Ohio Federation of K9 Search Teams, $2,000, Training and evaluation workshop

St. Vincent DePaul Society, $2,000, Rent and food for the needy in Troy

Free to Run Foundation, $3,000, Community engagement initiative speaker series

National Night Out, $4,000, 2015 National Night Out event

Troy Mayor’s Concert Inc., $4,000, 2015 Troy Mayor’s Concert

Troy City Schools, Van Cleve, $4,150, Kids to College program

Troy City Schools, Van Clevem $4,200m Muse Machine

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

CASA/GAL of Miami County Inc., $4,825, In-service training for volunteer advocates

Partners in Hope, $5,000, Poverty awareness speaker

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

Troy City Schools, Troy Cheerleading, $7,391, tumbling mats

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

Troy Christian Schools, $15,540, Robust computers for robots

Health Partners Free Clinic, $20,000, Operational expenses

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, $23,200, Music Discoveries in Troy City Schools

Troy Main Street, $40,000, Lincoln Funeral Train Exhibit

For more information about the foundation and its funds that make these grants possible, visit www.thetroyfoundation.org. The deadline for submitting a grant application for the next quarterly meeting is Aug.17 by 4 p.m. for review at the September meeting.

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