Richland County Foundation Awards Summer Activity Grants

Richland County Foundation Awards Summer Activity Grants

  • 3/18/2019 1:58:01 PM
  • Jesse Smith
  • Local News

MANSFIELD, OH - As we get closer to the summer season, various children's programs are preparing for this year's launch. To help in that endeavor, the Richland County Foundation has awarded grants to over 30 summer programs.

The "Summertime Kids Committee", Co-Chaired by Foundation Board of Trustee members Julie McCready and Jotika Shetty (along with members from the community), awarded $53,321 in Summertime Kid grants. The grants of up to $2,500 were given to support creative, educational and fun-filled activities for hundreds of Richland County children.

Grants for the following programs were approved:

  • Blended Trails Girl Scouts Day Camp
  • Blue Rose Mission Home Repairs and Training
  • Camp Nuhop Summer Camp
  • Children’s Cupboard F.I.E.L.D. Strong Youth Program
  • Crestview Local Schools Arts Enrichment
  • Crossroads City Center Summer Reading Program
  • Culliver Reading Center Camp Culliver
  • Friendly House Summer Fun Program
  • Hoops for Youth Foundation Summer Zone
  • Hospice of North Central Ohio Camp Hope
  • K-City Childcare Around the World in 55 Days
  • Kingdom Grace Fellowship Church Zoe’s Learning Center
  • Kingwood Center Gardens Kids Day
  • LifeCare Alliance Diabetes Camp
  • Little Buckeye Children’s Museum Little Helper Program
  • Mansfield Area Y Dig In!
  • Mansfield City Parks Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs
  • Mansfield Playhouse Madagascar Jr.
  • NECIC Soil to Table
  • Ohio Bird Sanctuary Friendly House Nature Camp
  • Prospect Elementary School Special Summer Second Grade
  • Renaissance Performing Arts Camp Broadway
  • Salvation Army Summer Zone
  • Shelby City Schools Camp Invention
  • Shelby City Schools Safety Town

STK grants funded via Field of Interest Funds:

  • Clear Fork Unstoppables Youth League
  • Recreation Unlimited Foundation Residential Camp for Children with Disabilities
  • Richland Newhope Campership Program

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