Fall 2017 grants

Arts & Culture

Winchester Bicentennial Committee
Amount: $2,250
Purpose: Funding to hire a headlining act & opening act for a Christian Music Concert at Goodrich Park.

Civic & Community Development

Cardinal Greenways
Amount: $1,383
Purpose: Funding to purchase & install a Dero Fixit repair stand at the Losantville trail head, which will allow bicyclists to complete basic maintenance & repairs to the bicycles while using the trail.

PAWS Animal Rescue & Shelter
Amount: $2,700
Purpose: Funding to purchase & plant trees for wind block protection and shade.

Union City Redefined-Fiscal Agent for Midwest TV
Amount: $7,000
Purpose: Funding to replace outdated equipment, such as cameras, live-stream box, microphones, and studio lights.


Youth Service Bureau
Amount: $1,235
Purpose: Finding needed for the B.A.S.E. Program for high risk students in Randolph County. Items needed include clothing and personal hygiene items as well as games.

Health & Human Services

Jay-Randolph Developmental Services, Inc.
Amount: $2,882
Purpose: Funding to replace chairs in the Day Services & Prevocational Service Area, and for purchase of two (2) AED’S, and four (4) computer tablets.

Second Harvest Food Bank of ECI
Amount: $5,000
Purpose: Funding to expand the School Pantry Program to include Baker Elementary, Deerfield Elementary, and Willard Elementary in addition to Union City.

Unchained Praises
Amount: $1,500
Purpose: Funding for updating and printing resource packets for heroin addicts and their families.

Historical Preservation
Friends of Ward Township District No. 5 School

Amount: $1,000
Purpose: Funding to restore the interior of the District No. 5 School in Ward Township. Specifically, paint, stain, and insulation.


Randolph County YMCA
Amount: $5,000
Purpose: Funding to purchase supplies & support a portion of other program expenditures for the Pregnancy Prevention Program and CHASE Substance Abuse Prevention Program.



Arts & Culture

Art Association of Randolph County, Inc.
Amount: $5,300
Purpose: Funding for the restoration and framing of artwork as well as for activities taking place during the Arts Festival, such as a jazz concert, artist demonstrations, workshops, and children’s activities.

State Line Heritage Days
Amount: $6,000
Purpose: To provide entertainment at State Line Heritage Days Festival.

Union City Redefined for Union City Arts Festival
Amount: $1,000
Purpose: Funding for the Union City Arts Festival

Civic & Community Development

Preservation Society of Union City IN-OH Inc.
Amount: $4,000
Purpose: Funding for cosmetic improvements in window displays, repair interior flooring, general renewal in appearance of the mall, band, food, and prizes give-a-ways in preparation for the 25th Summer Anniversary Celebration.

Winchester Downtown Charitable Association DBA Winchester Main Street
Amount: $1,200
Purpose: To purchase flags with bases to help draw attention to the weekly Farmers Market located on the west side of the square.


Randolph County Literacy Coalition
Amount: $1,000
Purpose: To purchase books to gift to elementary students in Randolph County Schools for the purpose of developing literacy skills, and creating a love for reading

Health & Human Services

Union City Community Help Center
Amount: $1,420
Purpose: To purchase freezer and utility basket trucks for the food pantry.

Women’s Fund Grants


$500 Randolph County YMCA – Girls On The Run
$1,000 Winchester Area Churches and Community Food Pantry


$500 Randolph County YMCA


$2,000 Randolph County YMCA
$1,000 2nd Harvest Food Bank
$1,000 Pregnancy Care Center
$500 Better Way of ECI
$500 Habitat for Humanity


$1,000 Girl Scout Troop 02254
$750 Randolph County YMCA
$750 Preservation Society of Union City, IN/OH


$2,000 Girl Scout Troop 02254
$1,000 Habitat for Humanity
$500 Pregnancy Care Center


$1,000 Randolph County YMCA