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Cass County Community Foundation
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Grants History

2015 Competitive Grant Recipients--total awarded $102,299.78

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cass County ----Computers and accessories ----------------------------------------$1,446.00       Fully Funded

Cass County Arts Alliance-----------------------Two Rivers Arts and Music Festival-----------------------------  $20,000.00 Fully Funded

Cass County Carousel --------------------------New drive unit for carousel -----------------------------------------$18,600.00       Fully Funded

Cass County Fire District One----------------- Hurst Edraulic Extrication tools -------------------------------------$22,705.00      Fully Funded

Cass County Firefighters Association --------Water, ice chests, heaters, sump pumps, discharge hoses--- -$1,056.00 Fully Funded

Cass-Pulaski Community Corrections---------Greenhouse expansion------------------------------------------------  $9,913.86      Fully Funded

Civic Players of Logansport ---------------------New microphones and transmitters---------------------------  $10,008.00 Partially Funded

Emmaus Mission Center, Inc. ------------------Steel bed frames and bed bug resistant covers-------------------  $5,500.00 Fully Funded

Friends of the Panhandle Pathway------------ Asphalt crack melter applicator,  a wheeled blower---------------  $1,200.00 Fully Funded

Junior Achievement of Cass County ----------JA Our Nation rogram for 3rd grade students-----------------------  $4,960.00 Fully Funded

Royal Center-Boone Twp. Public Library------2  Kindle Paperwhite devices, 2 Kindle Fire devices, and 2 Apple iPad devices for circulation------------------------  $1,305.92 Fully Funded

Southeastern Buddy Bags, Inc.----------------- Startup funding for students in 7th and 8th grade to receive a bag of nutritional food each weekend -----------------$5,605.00 Fully Funded



2014 Community Grant Awards   $90,484


Young America Fire Dept.- $23,000 -  safety turn-out gear for the volunteers


Logansport Children’s Choir- $10,000 – Canada Northeastern Tour         


Royal Center Volunteer Fire Dept.-$24,000- Rescue Utility Vehicle 


AIM-$8884- Project Priority I Sidewalks 


Logansport Cherub Softball League-$4000 -new scoreboard


Royal Center Volunteer Fire Dept.-$10,600- new windows Rea Park Pavilion and green space


Logansport Babe Ruth –$4,000- safety fencing


Salvation Army-$6,000 - food supplies  


2013 Community Grant Awards $90,014


Cass County 4H Association- $17,625 - for building renovations at the 4H Community Center 


Lewis Cass Band Boosters- $15,000 – for a new equipment building 


Twelve Mile Community Center- $23,319 for renovations 


Domestic Violence Taskforce-$820-laptop and software


Pulaski Health Foundation/Friends of the Panhandle Pathway--$9250 challenge match for trail equipment


Young America Lions Club/Lewis Cass FFA-$24,000 for a new greenhouse to provide educational experience and produce for local food pantries.



2012 Community Grant Awards $87,765


Junior Achievement - $4260 - personal finance program to be taught at LHS during 2012-2013 school year


The Cass County Carousel - $10,000 - for replacement of East and West garage doors 


Harrison Twp Volunteer Fire Dept - $6,000 - for thermal imaging equipment 


Special Olympics - $6,000 - for new uniforms and equipment 


Walton Lions Club/Walton Main Street - $4,000 for new roof on Lion's Den


Cardinal Services - $3855- for tablet computers, cases


Cass County 4H Llama/Alpaca Club-$3650- for new llama/alpaca barn


CLEAR - $10,000 - laptops for mobile lab for ESL classroom


Cass County 4H/Logan's Landing/Cass County Arts Alliance/Logansport Parks - $40,000 - for community portage stage


2011 Community Grant Awards $76,820


AIM Park-$26,074.96 for Phase I of the complex sidewalk project (full amount requested) 


The Cass County YMCA-$4,000.00 for Hi-Y club (full amount requested) 


Royal Center Volunteer Fire Department-$7,346.00 for emergency generator (full amount requested)


Logansport Art Association-$9,670.00 for improvements to studio and a heat pump (partial grant)


Junior Achievement-$1,500.00 for JA Our Nation Program for 5th graders (full amount requested)


Cass County Council on Aging-$12,360.00 for handicap accessible automatic door and $1,800.00 for dishwasher (full amount requested)


Mental Health Association-$5,300.00 for weed-eaters, snow thrower, refrigerator, freezer and television (partial grant)


Royal Center Lions Club-$3,500.00 for picnic tables and pain (partial grant)


Walton Library-$5,000.00 for additional computers (partial grant) 

 


2010 Community Grants Total $79,484


The Salvation Army-$14,250 for security & alarm system & ADA standard restrooms for new building (full amount requested) 


Galveston Fire Department-$5,000 for equipment modernization (partial grant) 


Logan?s Landing & Cass-Pulaski Community Corrections-$5,000 for greenhouse and planter projects (full amount requested) 


Lucerne Lions Club-$9,467 for basketball court (full amount requested)


LHS Music Booster-$4,450 for percussion replacement (full amount requested)


*Grissom Air Museum-$10,000 for paved trail around outdoor displays* (matching grant if the museum obtains same amount from Howard and Miami Community Foundations)


Royal Center Volunteer Fire Department-$5,000 emergency generator (partial grant)


Logansport Youth Baseball-$13,322 for safety netting (full amount requested)


Walton Main Street Organization & Friends of the Walton Library-$4,000 for equipment for Wi-Fi service at library (full amount requested)


Emmaus Mission Center, Inc.-$9,000 for complete 2009 audit (full amount requested)


*Recipient organization unable to complete original project; allocated monies were returned to CCCF for future grants


2009 Community Grants Total $54,450


Emmaus Mission Center, Inc. - $16,50 for new roof at Benevolence Center 


Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Inc. - $1500 - for expansion of their Middle School 


Local Hero Mentoring Program Cass County Family YMCA - $9000 - for security system 


Cass County Humane Society - $10,000 - to be used toward the construction of a new animal shelter 


Cass County 4-H Fair Association - $7450 - for artist rendering pertaining to the renovation of the 4-H Community Center building. 


Walton Youth League - $10,000 - for ADA compliant concrete pad, bleachers and canopy at the ballpark facility.


2008 Community Grants Total $67,912.95


Cass County Family Y - $9,000 - for playground equipment (full amount requested) 


Food Finders Food Bank - $2,000 - for food delivery to Cass County (full amount requested)


Friends of Walton Library - $10,000 - for urban park project (full amount requested)


Galveston Youth League - $10,000 - for phase I ADA improvements (full amount requested)


Kiwanis Club of Logansport - $1,975 - for Book Readers & Horn Blowers performance (full amount requested)


Literacy Volunteers of Cass County - $2,400 - for computer database (full amount requested)


Logan's Landing Association - $15,815 - for greenhouse for Community Corrections (full amount requested)


Logansport Children's Choir - $10,000 - for Salzburg Choral Festival (full amount requested)


Special Olympics Cass County - $6,722.95 - for equipment & uniforms (full amount requested)



2007 Community Grants Total $61,295


AIM (Adolescent Intramural Mentoring)-$11,550.00 for restroom tank & foundation (full amount requested)


Cass County Arts Council-$10,800.00 for Med Flory Jazz Festival (full amount requested)


Cass County Veterans Council-$2,600.00 for World War II Vets database


Domestic Violence Task Force-$3,750.00 for high school programs (full amount requested)


Friends of Walton Library-$12,000.00 for computer server (full amount requested)


Girl Scouts of Tribal Trails-$5,193.00 for fitness circuit (full amount requested)


Kiwanis Club-$1,702.00 for Book Readers & Horn Blowers performance (full amount requested)


Memorial Hospital Foundation-$8,700.00 for 1000 Pedometers for "Step It Up 2007" (full amount requested)


Sangralea Valley-$5,000.00 for playground (full amount requested) 


 


2006 Community Grants Total $55,438.94


AIM/Columbia Elementary-$2,500.00 for "Gotta Go!" college presentation (full amount requested)


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cass County-$3,000.00 for after school programs at 2 schools (full amount requested)


Cass County Emergency Medical Services-$5,000.00 two stair chairs for emergency evacuations (full amount requested)


Cass County Chapter of the American Red Cross-$5,659.00 for CPR training mannequins (full amount requested)


Cass County Historical Society/Logansport Fire Dept.-$5,000.00 for restoration of 1873 fire engine (full amount requested, Phase I)


Civic Players of Logansport-$2,189.94 for tools for designing & building sets (full amount requested)


Food Finders Food Bank-$1,000 for food delivery to Cass County (full amount requested)


Girl Scouts of Tribal Trails-$2,965.00 for "Studio of Dreams" computer lab (full amount requested)


Literacy Volunteers-$1,000.00 for Family Literacy Days (full amount requested)


Little Turtle Waterway-$5,225.00 for cleaning & repairs (full amount requested)


Logan's Landing-$2,500.00 for hanging baskets & flowerpots (full amount requested)


Logansport Art Association-$6,800.00 for Adventures in Art Youth program (full amount requested)


Logansport Children's Choir-$2,000.00 for Vermont Choir Festival (full amount requested)


Special Olympics of Cass County-$1,600 for boccie ball equipment (full amount requested)


Youth Services Alliance-$9,000 for Chief Logan bus for transporting youth (full amount requested)


 

2005 Community Grants TOTAL $42,524.00


AIM (Adolescent Intramural Mentoring)-$4,269.00 for ball field fence & storage barn (full amount requested)


Four County Counseling Center-$445.00for My Turn Youth Volunteerism Projects (partial grant)


Girl Scouts Tribal Trails-$7,000 for yurt (camp building) (full amount requested)


Habitat for Humanity-$2,500.00 for construction trailer (partial grant)


Kiwanis Club-$1,582.00 for Book Readers & Horn Blowers performance (matching grant 2 to 1) 


*LEDF-$10,000.00 for electronic billboard/economic development* (full amount requested)


Logansport Memorial Hospital-$3,000.00 for Latino Health Summit (partial grant)


Royal Center Volunteer Fire Department-$13,728.00 for extrication equipment (matching grant 2 to 1)


* Recipient organization unable to complete original project; allocated monies were returned to CCCF for future grants


 

2004 Community Grants Total $19,173.53


Cass County 4-H Association-$5000.00 for paving project (partial grant)


Character Counts-$1,500.00 for school banners only (partial grant)


Domestic Violence Task Force-$1,113.83 for digital cameras to document abuse (full amount requested)


Food Finders-$1069.20 for food delivery program (full amount requested)


Memorial Hospital Foundation-$5,000.00 for River Bluff Trail project (partial grant)


Peak (Woodlawn)-$2,790.00 for group home kitchen & dining supplies (full amount requested)


Pioneer Youth League-$2,000.00 for ball field fence (matching grant 1 to 1)


United Way -$700.00 for community (full amount requested) 


 

2003 Community Grants Total $11,434


Civic Players of Logansport-$1,680 for 6 microphones $1680 (full amount requested)


4-H Horse & Pony Club-$5,000.00 for arena improvements (challenge grant 2 to 3)


Kiwanis Club of Logansport-$1,254.00 for "Book Readers & Horn Blowers" program (challenge grant, 2 to 3)


Logansport Art Association-$3,500.00 for downtown mural project (full amount requested)


 

2002 CCCF Grant Projects Total $45,278


Woodlawn Center (PEAK) - $2,500.00 - for computers/printers


Girl Scouts of Tribal Trails (CCFY) - $2,416.00 - for Zink the Zebra Diversity Project


Carey Services Inc. - $1,000 - for handicapped lift


Cass County Arts Council - $890.00 - for marketing/brochures


Donley Chess Center (CCFY) - $672.00 - for youth chess program


Weekday Religious Education - $10,000 - for new bus


Special Olympics of Cass County (CCFY) - $6,150.00 - for athletic uniforms


Arrowhead RC&D (CCFY) - $1,350.00 - for Berry Patch project


Baptist Temple (CCFY) - $8,000.00 - for skate park enhancement


C.A.S.A. (CCFY) - $1,800.00 - for marketing/volunteers


Logan's Landing - $5,000.00 - for Light Up Logansport Parade


Cass County Historical Society - $5,500.00 - for local history book 


 
2001 Grants Total $50,372.00


Domestic Violence Task Force - $1,772.00 - for educational pamphlet


Iron Horse - $5,000.00 - for new marketing/parade float


Humane Society-$11,500.00 - for feasibility study


Teen Pregnancy/Aids Prevention - $2,000.00 - for website for student education


Logansport Youth Baseball - $4,000.00 - for new scoreboard at Fairview Park


Emmaus Mission - $25,000.00 - matching grant to complete electrical wiring at mission


Civic Players - $1,100.00 - matching grant to purchase new keyboard