Special to the News
The Posey County Community Foundation’s board of trustees announced today that the foundation will award grants to 16 nonprofit organizations totaling over $61,000.
Each year, the Foundation invites nonprofit organizations to submit proposals for projects benefiting Posey County. Support for these organizations is made possible by endowed funds created by donors who have entrusted the Foundation to determine where the community’s needs are greatest from year to year.
Posey County Narcotics Unit – Equipment Grant $4,700.
Zion Lippe United Church of Christ – Partners in Food, $5,000.
The Salvation Army – Emergency Assistance Program $3,500.
Holly’s House, Inc. – Think First & Stay Safe – Child Abuse Prevention $5,000.
At The Cross Mission Inc. – Children’s Summer Meal Delivery Program $1,000.
Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation – ADA Compliant Pool Lift $4,795.
Ribeyre Gymnasium Restoration Group – Ribeyre Gymnasium To Exterior North Doors $5,000.
New Harmony Volunteer Fire Department – Utility Vehicle Skid Unit $5,000.
Town of Cynthiana – Playground Mulch $2,000.
Mount Vernon Youth Baseball – Bathroom Facility Upgrade $3,884.
Bread of Life Ministry Inc. – Coalition Loads Program $950.
Mount Vernon Homeless Shelter – Sawmill Shelter Flooring $5,000.
Savah Community Center: Restoring and Preserving Walker School Building $3,747.
Family Matters of Posey County, Indiana, Inc. – Healthy Cooking Incentives $2,650.
Mount Vernon Azalea Trail Committee – Azalea Trail Map and Information Sign $2,500.
Junior Achievement in Posey County – Junior Achievement in Posey County $2,000.
NHBA Education & Activity Fund – Music for Arts in Harmony Event $1,775.
Working Men’s Institute – Bringing History Alive from Mouth to Ear $1,200.
The Posey County Community Foundation, a member of the Community Foundation Alliance, Inc. in Evansville, has invested over 2.6 million dollars in Posey County since its beginning in 1992. The check presentation for these awards will happen at PCCF’s Annual Meeting on June 5th at the Rapp-Owen Granary, reservations can be made through the PCCF office. PCCF will also be holding a second grant cycle this fall. For more information about the Foundation’s grant process, please contact Johnna Denning, Director, at 812-838-0288 or visit our web site at www.poseycommunityfoundation.org.