Coshocton Foundation awards 14 grants

| January 31, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Distribution Committee of the Coshocton Foundation met recently and awarded 14 grants totaling $80,000 to various community organizations. The grants awarded include:

  • $18,000 to Coshocton City Schools to assist in the Planetarium restoration and upgrading project at CHS
  • $12,500 to River View Local Schools to assist in providing support for the Coshocton County Alternative School
  • $10,000 to the Clary Garden Foundation for underground electric wiring to allow for trailside lighting for the upper trail
  • $10,000 to Kids America to assist with replacing facility lighting with more energy efficient LED lights
  • $5,500 to the Walhonding Valley Historical Society to assist with the restoration of the second floor of the Warsaw Hotel
  • $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Coshocton County to assist with the N 15th Street Neighborhood Revitalization project
  • $4,000 to the Coshocton County Career Center (as lead agent) to assist with providing support for Trauma Response Teams and Life Saving Equipment to the 4 area public school districts
  • $3,000 to the Roscoe Village Foundation to assist with the construction of a new, user-friendly website to encourage visits to Historic Roscoe Village and other area attractions
  • $2,500 to Girls Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council to assist with For Every Girl Outreach program for At-Risk Girls K-5
  • $2,500 to Walhonding Valley Fire District to assist with the purchase of SCBA masks with thermal imaging cameras to locate trapped victims in a burning building and help in identifying the location of a fire in walls/ceilings and floors

Four additional requests totaling $7,000 were also granted.

The Coshocton Foundation was established in 1966 and has distributed $7.5 million in grants to community organizations from its Unrestricted Fund. In addition, the Foundation has 150 Restricted Funds from which distributions are made for specific purposes. More information about the Coshocton Foundation can be found at

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