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Cass County Community Foundation
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Grants History

2016 Competitive Grants

Big Brothers Big Sisters         A retractable banner, a table cloth with logo, a fabric banner, and a video      $981.83

Cass County Camelot Foundation    mini bus with 4 wheelchair stations and a wheelchair lift                  $12,500.00

Civic Players               40 new caster wheels, 15 new music stands, and a multiple DVD burner                 $2,846.90 

Down Syndrome Indiana, Inc. New Parent Packet Project: Cass County                                                      $500.00

Emmaus Mission Center Shelter Air Conditioning                                                                                  $11,520.00

Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry Processing fees for donated meat for food banks within the county         $1,000.00

Junior Achievement Junior Achievement personal finance course materials                                            $1,525.00

Logansport Children's Choir Logansport Children's Choir Performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City $5,000.00 

Mental Health America Community garden start-up funds                                                                               $156.45

State Theatre Preservation Society Funding for Architectural, Feasibility and Mechanical Study            $2,500.00

Twelve Mile Fire Department Purchase of New Fire Engine                                                                   $25,000.00

Young America Volunteer Fire Department Versatile Extrication Equipment                                   $10,382.21

Peak Community Services Habilitation Technology Upgrade                                                                     $5,901.55

Total Amount Awarded                                                                                                                           $79,813.94


2015 Competitive Grants

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cass County ----Computers and accessories ----------------------------------------$1,446.00      
Cass County Arts Alliance-----------------------Two Rivers Arts and Music Festival-----------------------------  $20,000.00 
Cass County Carousel --------------------------New drive unit for carousel -----------------------------------------$18,600.00      
Cass County Fire District One----------------- Hurst Edraulic Extrication tools -------------------------------------$22,705.00     
Cass County Firefighters Association --------Water, ice chests, heaters, sump pumps, discharge hoses--- -$1,056.00 
Cass-Pulaski Community Corrections---------Greenhouse expansion------------------------------------------------   $9,913.86      
Civic Players of Logansport ---------------------New microphones and transmitters-------------------------       --  $10,008.00 
Emmaus Mission Center, Inc. ------------------Steel bed frames and bed bug resistant covers-------------------  $5,500.00 
Friends of the Panhandle Pathway----------- Asphalt crack melter applicator,  a wheeled blower---------------  $1,200.00
Junior Achievement of Cass County --------JA Our Nation rogram for 3rd grade students-----------------------  $4,960.00 
Royal Center-Boone Twp. Public Library--2  Kindle Paperwhite devices, 2 Kindle Fire devices, and 2 Apple iPad devices for circulation-----1,305.92 
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 



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 

The Cass County YMCA-$4,000.00 for Hi-Y club 

Royal Center Volunteer Fire Department-$7,346.00 for emergency generator 

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

Junior Achievement-$1,500.00 for JA Our Nation Program for 5th graders 

Cass County Council on Aging-$12,360.00 for handicap accessible automatic door and $1,800.00 for dishwasher 

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

Royal Center Lions Club-$3,500.00 for picnic tables and paint

Walton Library-$5,000.00 for additional computers  

 


2010 Community Grants Total $79,484


The Salvation Army-$14,250 for security & alarm system & ADA standard restrooms for new building

Galveston Fire Department-$5,000 for equipment modernization 

Logan?s Landing & Cass-Pulaski Community Corrections-$5,000 for greenhouse and planter projects 

Lucerne Lions Club-$9,467 for basketball court 

LHS Music Booster-$4,450 for percussion replacement 

*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 

Logansport Youth Baseball-$13,322 for safety netting 

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

Emmaus Mission Center, Inc.-$9,000 for complete 2009 audit 

*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 

Food Finders Food Bank - $2,000 - for food delivery to Cass County 

Friends of Walton Library - $10,000 - for urban park project 

Galveston Youth League - $10,000 - for phase I ADA improvements 

Kiwanis Club of Logansport - $1,975 - for Book Readers & Horn Blowers performance

Literacy Volunteers of Cass County - $2,400 - for computer database 

Logan's Landing Association - $15,815 - for greenhouse for Community Corrections 

Logansport Children's Choir - $10,000 - for Salzburg Choral Festival 

Special Olympics Cass County - $6,722.95 - for equipment & uniforms 



2007 Community Grants Total $61,295


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

Cass County Arts Council-$10,800.00 for Med Flory Jazz Festival

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

Domestic Violence Task Force-$3,750.00 for high school programs 

Friends of Walton Library-$12,000.00 for computer server 

Girl Scouts of Tribal Trails-$5,193.00 for fitness circuit 

Kiwanis Club-$1,702.00 for Book Readers & Horn Blowers performance 

Memorial Hospital Foundation-$8,700.00 for 1000 Pedometers for "Step It Up 2007" 

Sangralea Valley-$5,000.00 for playground 


 

2006 Community Grants Total $55,438.94


AIM/Columbia Elementary-$2,500.00 for "Gotta Go!" college presentation 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cass County-$3,000.00 for after school programs at 2 schools 

Cass County Emergency Medical Services-$5,000.00 two stair chairs for emergency evacuations 

Cass County Chapter of the American Red Cross-$5,659.00 for CPR training mannequins 

Cass County Historical Society/Logansport Fire Dept.-$5,000.00 for restoration of 1873 fire engine 

Civic Players of Logansport-$2,189.94 for tools for designing & building sets 

Food Finders Food Bank-$1,000 for food delivery to Cass County 

Girl Scouts of Tribal Trails-$2,965.00 for "Studio of Dreams" computer lab 

Literacy Volunteers-$1,000.00 for Family Literacy Days 

Little Turtle Waterway-$5,225.00 for cleaning & repairs 

Logan's Landing-$2,500.00 for hanging baskets & flowerpots 

Logansport Art Association-$6,800.00 for Adventures in Art Youth program 

Logansport Children's Choir-$2,000.00 for Vermont Choir Festival 

Special Olympics of Cass County-$1,600 for boccie ball equipment 

Youth Services Alliance-$9,000 for Chief Logan bus for transporting youth 


 

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 

Character Counts-$1,500.00 for school banners only

Domestic Violence Task Force-$1,113.83 for digital cameras to document abuse 

Food Finders-$1069.20 for food delivery program 

Memorial Hospital Foundation-$5,000.00 for River Bluff Trail project 

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

Pioneer Youth League-$2,000.00 for ball field fence 

United Way -$700.00 for community


 

2003 Community Grants Total $11,434


Civic Players of Logansport-$1,680 for 6 microphones $1680 

4-H Horse & Pony Club-$5,000.00 for arena improvements 

Kiwanis Club of Logansport-$1,254.00 for "Book Readers & Horn Blowers" program

Logansport Art Association-$3,500.00 for downtown mural project 


 

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