Spring Cycle Grants Awarded through the Choose Henry Flex Fund

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Spring Cycle Grants Awarded

Thanks to generous donors across Henry County, local needs are being addressed through the Choose Henry Flex Fund. Every dollar given to the Choose Henry Flex Fund is making a difference.

As the needs in our county continue to change, the purpose of these grants remains. This fund is used to assist local nonprofits, promote and support social services, arts and culture, health and recreation, civic affairs, and the educational needs of Henry County residents.

After reviewing a record number of applications, The Henry County Community Foundation (HCCF) board of directors has awarded funding to 19 organizations serving Henry County residents. The total amount of requested funding equaled over three times the amount of available grant money, making this cycle particularly difficult.

Academy Place Apartments: To assist Academy Place Apartments as they provide housing for senior citizens and disabled individuals.

American Red Cross: Provided funding for home fire relief assistance for Henry County residents.

Art Association of Henry County:  Provided funding to repair the roofing of the Artistry Annex.

Beautify Knightstown Inc.: Match opportunity to assist with the startup supplies at the new Welcome Center. 

Dunreith Volunteer Fire Department:  Funding to assist the department with regular expenses and allow them to continue serving the community.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church: Funding to assist with items for the 24/7 food pantry box outside of the church. 

Jane Ross Octagon House: Provided funding to assist with the build of a new shed for the property.

Knightstown Kids Inc.: Funding to update and replace worn equipment for the volleyball program.

Kennard Krusaders: Funding to assist with the community raised bed gardens and the expansion of the mobile unit.

Mooreland Volunteer Fire Department: Funding to update the portable radios.

New Castle Community Schools- Bundy Auditorium: Provided funding to assist with the Bundy Auditorium renovations. 

New Castle Girls Softball League: Funding to purchase a new field groomer to maintain the fields and generate tournament revenue to support the league.

Rose City Gaming Library: Providing funds for sign holders for sponsorships and age-specific games for the library. 

Shenandoah Girls Softball: Funding to replace two sets of bleachers at their field. 

The Guest House: Funding for a multi-purpose vehicle designed to transport residents as well as pick up donations to help provide income for the Guest House.

Town of Kennard:  Provided funding to purchase LifeVac kits to distribute in the community.

Westminster Community Center INC: Provided funding for a vehicle for the day-to-day operation of the center to provide transportation for program recipients, picking up donations, as well as transporting perishable & non-perishable food items for the pantry.

Wilbur Wright Birthplace Museum: Funding to update/ repair the kitchen in the community room.

Wilbur Wright Elementary: Match opportunity to assist in their playground project.