Our Donors Awarded Over $20K in Grants
Thanks to our generous donors and the Foundation’s Touch Tomorrow Funds, Washington County nonprofits will be receiving over $20,000 in grants.
The Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded a grant in the amount of $2966.00 to replace a 10-year old AED with two additional compliant AEDs.
A grant for $726.00 was awarded to the YMCA of Washington County for afterschool outings for the THRIVE mentoring program. The mentors and mentees will meet twice per school year (in addition to weekly mentor/mentee meetings) outside of school hours in a safe space that will provide additional interaction.
Blue River Services has been awarded a $2899.00 grant for improved vocational training for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The funds will be used to purchase a smartboard.
Junior Achievement will once again receive a grant for educational programming in Washington County. The $2500.00 grant will be used to teach youth economic and financial literacy.
A $6500.0 grant has been awarded to Dare to Care to continue the Backpack Buddy program. The program provides nutritious, kid-friendly food to children for the weekends where they may otherwise go hungry.
Washington County Community Foundation is a nonprofit public charity established in 1993 to serve donors, award grants, and provide leadership to improve Washington County forever