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The Distribution Committee of the Coshocton Foundation had their final meeting of Fiscal Year 2020 recently and reviewed 48 grant applications totaling $572,952.94. The committee awarded 26 grants totaling $184,616.56, thus expending their total budget for the fiscal year, to numerous community organizations.  The grants awarded include:

  • $27,214 to the Coshocton City Convention and Visitors Bureau for Coshocton County Promotion Essentials for 2021
  • $22,424 to the Jackson Township Fire Department to Purchase New Pagers for Firefighters
  • $20,000 to the Emergency Relief Fund at the Coshocton Port Authority to assist with small business Covid-19 relief efforts
  • $20,000 to Echoing Hills Village, Inc. in order to sustain the Camping Program in light of the impact of Covid-19
  • $15,000 to the West Lafayette United Methodist Church for Food Blessings Bags for Ridgewood Students in Need
  • $10,000 to the Village of West Lafayette to Construct Restrooms at Water Works Park
  • $10,000 to Kids America, Inc. to assist in Revitalizing Lake Park Softball Fields for Tournaments
  • $9,000 to Coshocton City & County Park District for Tree Removal at Lake Park Pavilion
  • $5,544 to Coshocton County Drug and Alcohol Council, Inc. to assist with The Flight School Children’s Behavioral Health Wing
  • $5,000 to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for FCA & More
  • $4,679 to Ridgewood Recreation Board for their Backstop & Fence Safety Project
  • $4,000 to West Lafayette Volunteer Firemen’s Association for modern Vehicle Accident Rescue Equipment
  • $3,000 to Footlight Players for Building Upkeep
  • $3,000 to Women of Witness for Chestnut Crossing Learning Center Upgrades and Supplies
  • $2,967 to Gentlebrook, Inc. for a Wheelchair Swing at Lafayette Meadows
  • $2,650 to the Coshocton Community Choir, Inc. to Create New Workspace for Community Choir
  • $2,500 to Kno-Ho-Co Ashland Community Action Commission to Sterilize Equipment for PPE & Patient Exam Supplies
  • $2,409 to the Coshocton Public Library for their Foyer Digital Display Project
  • $2,229.56 to First Step Family Violence Intervention Services, Inc. for a New Computer for the Executive Director. 
  • Six other grants of $2,000 each and one for $1,000 were also approved.

The Coshocton Foundation was established in 1966 through the Last Will and Testament of local merchant Adolph Golden and has distributed over $8.5 million in grants to community organizations from its Unrestricted Fund.  In addition, the Foundation has over 160 Restricted Funds from which distributions are made for specific purposes.