Coshocton Foundation awards funds

| September 13, 2022

The distribution committee of the Coshocton Foundation had their final meeting of fiscal year 2022 recently and reviewed 17 grant applications totaling $370,987.

The committee awarded 11 grants totaling $146,953.80 to various community organizations, thus expending their remaining budget for the fiscal year. The grants awarded include:

  • $73,867.84 to the Coshocton County Commissioners to provide support with matching funds, engineering and environmental costs for the County RD 621 Multi-Use Path Project- Phase 1. The Commissioners seek to provide a safer option to pedestrians, bicyclists and those using mobility devices to access shopping, dining, recreational, and educational and health services opportunities.
  • $23,825 to the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Department for Communication Equipment for use in High-Risk Arrest Warrants and Drug Raids.
  • $15,000 to the Village of Plainfield to assist with the cost of an Emergency Rotating Siren to notify citizens of the village and surrounding areas of an impending emergency
  • $9,875 to Village of Warsaw to provide support for Water Vendor Upgrades to provide improved access to those who lack potable water.
  • $5,939.21 to the West Lafayette Volunteer Firemen’s Association to provide support for the purchase of Cordless Rescue Tools to Equip their new Fire Engine, #602.
  • $5,000 to Jackson Township Fire Department to assist in the purchase of Battery- Powered Fans for Ventilation, improving safety and flexibility.
  • $4,772 to Coshocton County Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc. to provide support for the “Too Good for Drugs” Curriculum in all Coshocton County Schools.
  • $2,750 to Moving Mountains Ranch to purchase Adaptive Tack, Sensory Props and Miscellaneous Equipment in order to provide services to individuals with disabilities and mental health needs.
  • $2,174.75 to Village of Warsaw to replace Broken and Missing Playground Equipment at River View Community Park.
  • $2,000 Coshocton County Fatherhood Initiative to provide support for their Collaborative Polar Bear Express Event.
  • $1,750 Coshocton City Schools to assist with the cost of providing Eastern Ohio Summit (a mock Ohio Legislative Session) for Gifted 6th-8th

The Coshocton Foundation was established in 1966 through the Last Will and Testament of local merchant Adolph Golden and has distributed more than $9 million in grants to community organizations from its unrestricted fund. In addition, the foundation has 175 restricted funds from which distributions are made for specific purposes. More information about the Coshocton Foundation can be found at

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