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  • Fairfield County Foundation Announces Cycle 1 Grant Recipients

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    April 16, 2019
    NEWS RELEASE
     
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
    April 11, 2019                                                                                        
     
    Fairfield County Foundation Announces Cycle 1 Grant Recipients
     
    LANCASTER, Ohio – The Fairfield County Foundation recently announced the recipients for the first of three grant cycles in 2019. The Foundation awarded grants totaling $325,937 to 22 local organizations at their March Board meeting.

    "We're pleased to have the opportunity to support the work of so many deserving organizations across Fairfield County," said Amy Eyman, Executive Director of the Fairfield County Foundation. "We continue to expand our reach and are excited to add new organizations to our list of recipients each cycle."

    Below is a complete listing of the Cycle 1 grant recipients:
    Alma S. Busby Fund
    Meals on Wheels - Parking Lot Project
     
    Janet S. Crist Fund
    Decorative Arts Center of Ohio - The Ohio Presidents: Surprising Legacies Exhibit
     
    Fairfield County Foundation Health Fund
    Fairfield Department of Health - Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan
    Fairfield Medical Center Foundation - Script Assist Diabetes Outreach
    TWIG 6 - Recumbent Stepper for PT and AccuVein Finder
    TWIG 9 - Script Assist Fund
    TWIG 12 - Vital Signs Monitor
    TWIG 16 - Tympanometer for Audiology Department
     
    Ward R. & Dorothy Delancy Halteman Fund
    Fairfield Community Health Center - Spot Vision Screener
     
    Terry A. McGhee/Sally J. Grimm Community Fund
    AHA! Children's Museum - Fairfield County Book Project
    Fairfield Center for disAbilities & Cerebral Palsy - Wheelchair Ramp and Home Modification Project
    The Lancaster Festival - Art Education Programming and Events
    Ohio Glass Museum - Interactive Media Project
    United Way of Fairfield County - Feeding our Futures Program
     
    Pickering Family Fund
    Fairfield Community Health Center - Spot Vision Screener
    Friends of the Fairfield County District Library - Early Literacy Center at Main library
     
    Robert A. Schatz Fund
    Compassion Furniture Bank - Purchase of Forklift
     
    Elza and Christina Wears Barney's Fund
    Fairfield Area Humane Society - Office and Adoption Room Expansion
     
    Wendel Family Fund
    The Lancaster Festival - Funding of the Lancaster Festival Orchestra
    Panger Productions - Picktown Palooza Reusable Event Supplies
     
    George and Dollie L. Zimpfer Memorial Fund
    Decorative Arts Center of Ohio - The Ohio Presidents: Surprising Legacies Exhibit
    Fairfield Area Humane Society - Office and Adoption Room Expansion
    Foundation Dinners - Building Purchase
    Kiwanis Club of Lancaster/Friends of the Lancaster Parks and Recreation - All Abilities Multi-Generational Playground
    Meals on Wheels - Parking Lot Project
     
    Following are the deadlines for remaining 2019 grant cycles:
     
    CYCLE 2: CYCLE 3:
    • Preliminary Grants: Due second Monday in September – September 9, 2019
    • Invitations to submit full grant sent second week of September
    • Grant Application: Due second Monday of October – October 14, 2019
    • Grant Committee recommendations to Board of Trustees for approval – November 21, 2019
     
    To view grant deadlines and preliminary grant application, visit fairfieldcountyfoundation.org/grants/
     
    About the Fairfield County Foundation:
    The Fairfield County Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit that along with its supporters, helps to sustain and enhance the quality of life and economic viability in our community. Its scholarship program helps to sustain opportunities for local youth to achieve their academic goals. The Foundation was formed in 1989 and grants today continue to support the arts, children’s programs, health and wellness projects, community development, academics, and more. For more information, call 740-654-8451 or visit www.fairfieldcountyfoundation.org
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