Troy Foundation awards $193,061 in grants


TROY – At their March meeting the Distribution Committee of The Troy Foundation reviewed 26 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 and the Fifth Third Fund for Arts and Culture of The Troy Foundation. In the end, The Troy Foundation is pleased to announce 24 organizations were chosen to receive $193,061 in grants.

Darke County Recovery Services — $1,200 — AED.

Miami County Educational Service Center — $1,300 — Excellence in Education Banquet.

T.L. Baseball Boosters Inc. — $1,850 — Lawn tractor for Legion field.

Miami County Visitors Bureau — $1,995 — Lincoln Funeral Train Historic Markers.

Miami Soil & Water Conservation District — $2,000 — Miami County Tire Recycling Day.

Overfield Tavern Museum — $2,000 — Progressive Publicity Phase IV.

St. Vincent DePaul Society — $2,000 — Troy assistance with rent, food and utilities.

Troy Lunch Club Inc. — $2,000 — Summer Lunch Program.

Troy Development Council — $2,500 — Teen Leadership Troy.

Troy Main Street Inc. — $2,640 — 2016 Downtown Planter Program.

Troy Rec — $3,000 — 2016 Summer Lunch Buddies.

Young Life — $3,000 — Young Life Summer Camp Support.

Darke County Recovery Services — $3,276 — Community support mobile tablets.

Troy Mayors’ Concerts Inc. — $4,000 — 2016 concert.

Troy Main Street Inc. — $5,000 2016 — Downtown Farmer’s Market.

Troy Civic Band — $6,000 — 2016 Summer Concert Season.

Troy-Miami County Public Library — $7,500 — wheelchair ramp replacement.

City of Troy — $10,000 — Fourth of July fireworks.

Miami County Agricultural Society — $10,000 — 2016 Miami County Fair Concert.

Dream Builders Group Inc./The Clubhouse — $13,800 — Troy Clubhouse teen internships.

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

Kids Read Now Inc. — $18,000 2016 — Summer Reading Program.

Troy Main Street Inc. — $25,000 — Downtown/Riverfront Redevelopment Initiative.

Tri-County Board of Recovery — $50,000 — One-Stop Shop Behavioral Health Services.

For more information about the foundation and its funds that make these grants possible please visit www.thetroyfoundation.org. The deadline for submitting a grant application for the next quarterly meeting is Monday, May 16th by 4pm for review at the June meeting.

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