News Item: 2017 Winter Grant Recipients
(Category: 2017 Winter Grant Recipients)
Posted by admin
Tuesday 26 November 2013 - 11:29:58

Out of the requests from 30 different projects totaling $442,004.00, the Board of Trustees of The Portland Foundation has approved grants totaling $342,642 for 27 Jay County projects for the first half of 2017.  $327,256 comes from unrestricted funds and $15,386 from field of interest funds. Those grants are as follows:

 

Agape Respite Care - $1,000 to fund the Summer Adventures in Learning (SAIL) program

 

Arts Place - $35,000 to fund the MusicWorks program

 

Dunkirk Beautification Committee - $2,100 to fund the Webster Depot Park Summer Concert Series

 

Dunkirk Glass Days Festival - $5,000 to fund glass blowing demonstrations

 

Jay Community Center - $35,000 to fund the Boomer Sports program

 

Jay County Fourth of July Committee - $10,000 to fund the Fourth of July celebration

 

Jay County Development Corporation - $2,000 to fund strategic planning

 

Jay County Fair Association - $160,000 on a $1 for $1 match to fund the renovation of the grandstands at the fairgrounds

 

Jay County Historical Society - $3,532 to fund the replacement of windows and a door at the Gilpin Annex.  Funding comes from the Clyde E. Geeting Memorial Trust, which provides funding for historical facilities

 

Jay County Historical Society - $824 to fund the purchase of canopies for the Heritage Festival

 

Jay County Humane Society - $1,200 to fund electrical rewiring at the animal shelter.  $980 comes from the Mel and Evelyn Hanlin Fund for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Harold Rex and Kiku Hardwick Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Endowment and $220 comes from unrestricted funds

 

Jay County Music Foundation - $3,000 to fund the 2017 Concert Series

 

Jay County Pee Wee Football - $5,000 to fund the purchase of jerseys

 

Jay County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) - $4,226 to fund the purchase of radio and communication equipment

 

Jay County Soil and Water Conservation District - $2,000 to fund Educational Field Days for Jay County 4th and 5th grade students

 

Jay County Special Olympics - $7,000 to fund entry fees and travel expenses for Jay County Special Olympians

 

Jay-Randolph Developmental Services - $4,000 to fund the purchase of water softeners for client residences.  $2,155 comes from field of interest funds designated to support handicapped individuals and $1,845 comes from unrestricted funds

 

John Jay Center for Learning - $15,200 to fund the Jay County Leadership Academy

 

John Jay Center for Learning - $10,000 to fund the Senior Learning Series.  $8,358 comes from field of interest funds designated to support senior citizens and $1,642 comes from unrestricted funds

 

John Jay Center for Learning - $9,241 to fund Robotics Camp

 

John Jay Center for Learning - $5,000 to fund a Speakers Series and Symposium

 

Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana - $5,000 to fund the new School Pantry Program

 

Salvation Army – Jay County Unit - $2,000 to fund the emergency assistance program 

 

West Jay Community Center - $1,050 to fund the Senior Citizen Exercise Program

 

West Jay Community Center - $3,269 to fund the purchase of soccer goals and an equipment trailer

 

Youth Service Bureau - $5,000 to fund the Born to Learn program.  $4,639 comes from unrestricted funds and $361 comes from the Jay County Endowment for Literacy

 

Youth Service Bureau - $6,000 to fund the Keeping At Risk Students in School (KARSS) program

 

The next grant application deadline is July 3, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.




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