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Foundation awards grants
More than $150,000 distributed

At their December 2012 meeting, the Distribution Committee of The Troy Foundation reviewed 22 grant applications and awarded a total of $150,637.10 in grants from the general fund and $4,097 from the David B. and Helen N. Meeker Fund with an additional $30,000 awarded in unsolicited grants. Grants were awarded to the following:
  • City of Troy - $7,100 for the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure 2013
  • Corinn's Way Inc. - $7,090 for parenting classes and girls project
  • Lincoln Community Center - $12,301.10 for the afterschool enrichment program
  • St. Joseph's House - $2,000 in support of the St. Joseph's Cold Shelter
  • The Future Begins Today - $20,000 for general operating support Troy Christian Schools - $15,300 in support of NetBooks!
  • Troy City Schools - $2,400 in support of Van Cleve celebration
  • Troy Historical Society - $14,942 for Discover Troy Ohio Magazine
  • Troy Main Street Inc. - $3,000 for 2013 Downtown Troy Farmer's Market
  • Troy Mayor's Concerts Inc. - $4,000 for support of the 2013 concert
  • Troy Public Broadcasting - $5,851.00 for support of updated equipment
  • Troy Skating Club - $12,500 for 2013 National Theatre on Ice Competition
  • Troy-Hayner Cultural Center - $11,000
  • Downtown Troy Summer Music Series, Miami County Visitors Bureau - $8,000 for Community Branding Project Phase II
  • Big Brother Big Sisters of Miami Valley - $7,500 in support of mentoring programs for Troy youth
  • Invent Now - $4,500 in support of the Camp Invention program in Troy
  • Miami Valley Council Boy Scouts - $5,250 for Program Impact for Troy Scouts
  • Ronald McDonald House charities - $7,000 for Ronald McDonald House Program
  • Senior Independence - $5,000 for basic needs support
  • Richard's Chapel Food Pantry - $5,000 for general support
  • St. Pat's Soup Kitchen - $5,000 for general support
  • First Place Food Pantry - $5,000 for general support
  • Buckeye House - $2,500 for general support
  • Family Abuse Shelter - $2,500 for general support
  • FISH of Troy - $2,000 for emergency assistance
  • St. Vincent DePaul Society - $2,000 for general support
  • Partners in Hope - $5,000 for general support
  • Salvation Army - $1,000 for emergency assistance to Troy residents
All grants were awarded from the Troy Foundation General Fund and partial from the Davd. B. and Helen N. Meeker Fund.

The Troy Foundation was established in 1924 by Augustus Stouder with the purpose of creating a better life and building a better future for those in Troy and the surrounding community. In the last year, the Foundation has awarded more than $4.2 million in grants to assist with a wide variety of services and programs to benefit our community. The Distribution Committee meets quarterly to review grant applications.

The next meeting is scheduled for March 15.

The deadline for submitting grants to be reviewed at that meeting is Feb. 15. Only charitable 501 (c) 3 organizations may apply. Grant applications and information are available on the Foundation's website at, at the foundation's office at 216 W. Franklin St., Troy, or by calling 339-8935.

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