Foundation 2016 Grant Awards

The Fayette County Foundation on June 22 hosted its third annual Give Me Five Grant Reception to honor its most recent grant recipients.  The Foundation has awarded more than $200,000 during its last two grant cycles.  The reception recognized the efforts of the Foundation grantees, and also aimed to teach those recipients five things about the Foundation.

Pictured are: (Back row, left to right) Jeff Locke, Alisha Montgomery, Carolyn Judd, Bette Thielking, Kay Rowley, Donna Scott, Barbara Hickman, Scott Collins, Tricia Fields (Front row, left to right) Alan Arnold, Tracy Burns, Sharon McQueen, Melissa Scott, Nancy Johnson, Tammy Faw, Diana Wright, Dave Caldwell

Funded grants include:

City of Connersville, Nickel Plate Trail, $53,000

City of Connersville, Lick Creek Trail, $60,000

Fayette County Garden Club, Downtown Planters, $425.00

Fayette County Master Gardeners, City Beautification, $160.66

Fayette County Public Library, Little Libraries, $1,000

Connersville Middle School, AED Equipment, $238.00

Grandview Elementary School, AED Equipment, $445.00

Whitewater Valley Art Association, New Roof, $8,012.00

God’s Little Blessings, Happytime, Magic Moments Preschools, Preschool Matters, $25,000

Fayette County School Corporation, Jump Start, $26,000

Connersville Lion’s Club, City Cemetery Fencing, $9,172.52

Masonic Lodge, Exterior Painting of Elmhurst, $10,935

Fayette County Cemetery Association, Grass Trimmers, $500

Fayette County School Corporation, Awards to Teachers, Education Endowment, $4,581.19

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