SPRING 2019 GRANTS

Animal Protection & Welfare

PAWS Animal Rescue & Shelter
Amount: $2,500
Purpose: Purchase additional security cameras and a recorder, and railroad ties for the exterior of chain-link fence.

Arts & Culture

Art Association of Randolph County
Amount: $1,800
Purpose: for an intern, equipment & supplies for children’s programs, repair & maintain permanent collection, compensation for artists doing workshops & demonstrations, arts supplies for 6 area high schools, and money to purchase artwork for collection.

Union City Public Library
Amount: $1,340
Purpose: Purchase a mobile, integrated computer system with Bluetooth and internet/Wi-Fi connectivity and a large viewing screen for use at events and programs.

Community Improvement

A Community Christmas Corporation
Amount: $4,400
Purpose:  to purchase a new sound system for the broadcast of Christmas music at Harter Park during the holiday season. (Awarded by the Union City Community Fund and the James and Linda Noffsinger Fund)

Randolph County Literacy Coalition
Amount: $1,500
Purpose:  for the book distribution program at all Randolph County elementary schools ($300 Awarded by Union City Community Fund and $1,200 by The Community Foundation Enrichment Fund)

Economic Development

Randolph County Economic Development
Amount: $3,000
Purpose:
 for a county-wide celebration with a patriotic music concert, ice cream, and drinks at Bicentennial Plaza (Awarded by the Goodrich Bandshell Fund)

Educational

Friends of Ward Twp. District No. 5 School
Amount: $3,000
Purpose: to construct front steps for school and for classroom furnishings, including a period-appropriate U.S. flag, historic photographs, bookcases, work tables, recitation bench, and pot belly stove. (Awarded by the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund)

Health & Human Services

Wesley United Methodist Church
Amount: $15,475
Purpose:  to purchase kitchen equipment for the new YMCA daycare center in Union City. ($9,675 awarded from the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund, $800 from the Whitacre Family Fund, and $5,000 from the Union City Community Fund)

Volunteers of America
Amount: $1,700
Purpose:  to purchase indoor play equipment for use at the Winchester House Fresh Start Recovery Center (Awarded from the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund)

Community Help Center of Union City
Amount: $5,000
Purpose:  for purchase and installation of a semi-trailer for storage of seasonal items. (Awarded by Union City Community Fund)

YMCA
Amount: $7,500
Purpose:  to purchase needed supplies and support other program expenditures for the Pregnancy Prevention Program and Substance Abuse Prevention Program the Y offers to 1,450 Randolph County students. ($6,000 awarded by the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund and $1,500 awarded by the Union City Community Fund)

Preservation

Historic Farmland USA
Amount: $3,500
Purpose:  to assist with signage in the front, Main Street-facing windows of the Farmland Community Center. ($3,000 awarded by the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund and $500 awarded by the Thom and Janice Powers Fund)

Randolph County Historical Society
Amount: $3,625
Purpose: for purchase and installation of new bookcases for the library space at the Historical Society Museum.
($3,225 awarded by the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund and $400 awarded by the Chip and Ruth Loney Fund)

Promotion of Businesses

Union City Chamber of Commerce
Amount: $6,000

Purpose: to provide entertainment for the State Line Heritage Days Festival (Awarded by Union City Community Fund)

Recreational Sports & Leisure

Monroe Central Athletic League
Amount: $3,000
Purpose: to purchase dirt and level the t-ball diamond ($2,100 awarded by the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund and $900 awarded by the Star Family Fund)

Cardinal Greenways

Amount: $1,596
Purpose: construct and install a covered shelter at the Losantville trailhead of the Cardinal Greenway. (Awarded by the Wick’s Employees Giving Fund)

 

fall 2018 grants

Arts & Culture

Randolph Central School Corp
Amount: $500
Purpose: Purchase show kits for school musical at Willard Elementary.

Education

Community & Family Services, Inc.
Amount: $3,280
Purpose: $2,280 awarded from the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund, and $1,000 awarded from the Union City Community Fund to purchase an additional DIG Curriculum for the Winchester Center.

Health & Human Services

Jay-Randolph Developmental Services
Amount: $4,430
Purpose: $2,430 awarded from the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund, and $2,000 from the Union City Community Fund to re-design and update website.

Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
Amount: $10,000
Purpose: $6,000 awarded from the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund, $2,500 awarded from the Union City Community Fund, and $1,500 awarded from the HERO Fund to support the school pantry program at Baker, Willard, and Deerfield schools, and in Union City.

Youth

Youth Service Bureau of Jay County
Amount: $2,240
Purpose: $600 awarded from the Union City Community Fund, $595 awarded from the Star Fund, and $1,045 awarded from the Whitacre Fund for the B.A.S.E. Program, specifically hygiene products, clothing, shoes, wallets, razors, and recreational items.

spring 2018 grants

Arts & Culture

Art Association of Randolph County
Amount: $3,100
Purpose: $850 from the James & Linda Noffsinger Fund and $2250 from the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund to purchase outdoor play equipment for Arts Depot, compensation for artists, student workshops, permanent collection maintenance, and art purchases.

City of Winchester Park Board
Amount: $2,500
Purpose: Funded by the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund to hire performers and pay for sound and banners for free public concerts in Goodrich Park.

State Line Heritage Days
Amount: $4,000
Purpose: Funding from the Union City Community Fund for the purpose of providing entertainment for the State Line Heritage Days Festival.

Union City Redefined for Union City Arts Festival
Amount: $2,000
Purpose: Funding from the Union City Community Fund to offset the cost of performing groups at the Arts Festival.

Civic & Community Development

A Community Christmas Corporation
Amount: $4000
Purpose: Funded by the Union City Community Fund to help with the cost of a building to house lighting and displays during the off season.

Education

Randolph County Literacy Coalition
Amount: $1,500
Purpose: Funding from the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund to help provide books for elementary students in all Randolph County elementary schools.

Health & Human Services

Community Help Center of Union City
Amount: $3,000
Purpose: Funded by the Union City Community Fund to purchase lighting and security cameras.

Winchester Area Churches & Community Food Pantry
Amount: $4,000
Purpose: $400 from the Chip and Ruth Loney Fund, $1500 from the Wick’s Employee Giving Fund, and $2100 from the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund to help purchase food and solar panels for the building.

Youth

Dylan Williams Forever An All Star Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Purpose: $1000 from Community Foundation Enrichment Fund and $2000 from Union City Community Fund for repair to ball fields at Dylan Williams Memorial park.

Monroe Central Athletic League
Amount: $3,000
Purpose: Funded by the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund for the construction of 2 new sets of bleachers on the north diamond, which would replace 3 sets of old bleachers.

Monroe Central School Corporation, fiscal agent for All Pro Dads
Amount: $765
Purpose: $700 from the Thom and Janice Powers Fund and $65 from the Community Foundation Enrichment Fund for the breakfast portion of monthly All Pro Dad meetings.

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.

Education

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.

Youth

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.

 

SPRING 2017 GRANTS

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.

Education

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

2018

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

2017

$500 Randolph County YMCA

2016

$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

2015

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

2014

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

2013

$1,000 Randolph County YMCA