Franklin County Community Foundation, Inc

 Brookville, Indiana

Special Assistance Grant Applications

2015 Grant Recipients (from Applicants)

Grants to Applicants – A total of $37,010 was awarded to organizations that went through the application process.  These grants were selected by the Grants committee to fund projects that followed FCCF’s guidelines as well as fit the criteria established by the donor when the fund was created. 

  • Stayin’ Alive – youth council support (Bath State Bank Unrestricted Endowment)
  • Franklin County High School – auditorium lighting (General Community Grants Endowment , Cptn. Charles N. Fox USAF Memorial Endowment)
  • Franklin County Humane Society – office repairs (Home & Garden Show Endowment, General Community Grants Endowment)
  • Franklin County Public Library District – historic file preservation (Otto Family Endowment)
  • Franklin County Junior Soccer League – field equipment (Otto Family Endowment, General Community Grants Endowment, Bob & Marge Seibert Endowment, Bath State Bank Unrestricted Endowment)
  • Batesville High School – steel band instruments (General Community Grants Endowment)
  • FC CAN, Inc. – office set up (Bath State Bank Unrestricted Endowment)
  • Ripley County Family Services – activity supplies (Lloyd Ratz Handicap Endowment, General Community Grants Endowment)
  • United Way of Franklin County – branded materials (General Community Grants Endowment)
  • Brookville Volunteer Fire Department – imaging camera (MainSource Bank Community Grantmaking Endowment, Robert & Ethel Crawford Unrestricted Endowment, General Community Grants Endowment)
  • Town of Laurel – community center security cameras (General Community Grants Endowment)

Designated Annual Grants – a total of $45,650 was awarded for designated grants.  These grants were made from endowment funds that were established to support a specific purpose.  The recipients did not have to apply for these grants.

  • Antique Farm Machinery Club – Antique Farm Machinery Club for museum (Antique Farm Machinery Club Museum Endowment)
  • Brookville American Legion – to honor veterans (American Legion Veterans Memorial Endowment)
  • Brookville Elementary School – tutoring programs (BES Tutoring Endowment)
  • Franklin County Chamber of Commerce – general support (Lois Clark / Brookville Franklin County Chamber Endowment)
  • Brookville Volunteer Fire Department – general support (Bill & Anita Ratz Wind Beneath My Wings Endowment)
  • Drewersburg Cemetery – cemetery upkeep (Drewersburg Cemetery Preservation Endowment)
  • FCHS Athletic Department - women’s athletic program and men’s baseball program (Carl & Marjorie Hinesley Memorial Athletic Endowment)
  • Franklin County 4-H Association - support of 4-H (Franklin County 4-H Association Endowment)
  • Franklin County Cemetery Commission – cemetery maintenance (Bethlehem & Harmony Cemetery Preservation Endowment)
  • Franklin County Community Foundation – general operating (Operations Endowment, David & Marjorie Barrett Family Endowment, Fred & Margaret Chappelow Operations Endowment, Mullin Cooney Family Endowment, Mabel & Maurice Brackney Operations Endowment, FCCF Board of Directors Operations Endowment, Cultivate Donor Development Endowment)
  • Franklin County Historical Society  - Old Brick Church maintenance  (Dr. & Mrs. Elmer Peters Endowment)
  • Franklin County Historical Society – maintenance & educational programs  (Harvey-Osborn Franklin County Historical Society Endowment Fund)
  • Franklin County Humane Society – general operating (Franklin County Humane Society Endowment)
  • Franklin County Public Library District - artwork in libraries (Franklin County Public Library District Art Endowment)
  • Hero Park Gazebo – gazebo maintenance (Hero Park Gazebo Endowment)
  • Holy Guardian Angels – Holy Guardian Angels maintenance (Holy Guardian Angels Catholic Church Endowment)
  • McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital – education for Franklin County employees (McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital Education Endowment)
  • Oxford Society – Salt Creek Nature Sanctuary (Salt Creek Nature Sanctuary Endowment)
  • Pregnancy Help Center – general support (Olivia Rebecca Waggoner Memorial Endowment)
  • St. Michael Catholic Church – families in need, blind or nearly blind (Robert & Joan Nau Family Endowment)
  • St. Michael Catholic Church – youth group support (Aloys “Butch” & Cathy Knecht Youth Group Endowment)
  • St. Michael School – art department (SMART Endowment)
  • St. Michael School – education (Dr. & Mrs. Elmer Peters Endowment)
  • St. Michael School – technology (Raymond & Leo Amrhein Family Endowment)
  • St. Peter’s Catholic Church - youth group support (Aloys “Butch” & Cathy Knecht Youth Group Endowment)
  • St. Thomas Lutheran Church – funeral meals (Florence Underwood/Virginia Hunt Endowment)
  • Town of Brookville – Brookville Town Park (Canoe Festival Club Endowment)
  • Town of Brookville - Brookville Town Park or Heap Memorial  Swimming Pool (Danny Fox Memorial Endowment)
  • Town of Oldenburg – youth projects, town park or beautification (Oldenburg Town Fund in honor of Stan and Helen Enneking)
  • Tri-Kappa – enhance the quality of life in Brookville (Helen Strohmier Siebert Memorial Endowment)
  • United Way of Franklin County – United Way operations (United Way of Franklin County Endowment)
  • Whitewater Canal Trail – trail improvements (Whitewater Canal Trail Endowment)

Special Assistance Grants – $2,212 in grants were made from endowment funds and pass-throughs that were established by the donor to support a specific purpose. 

  • Two families dealing with the loss of a dependent child (Olivia Rebecca Waggoner Memorial Endowment)

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