Coshocton foundation awards grants

| January 12, 2016

COSHOCTON – The distribution committee of the Coshocton Foundation met recently and awarded 14 grants totaling $170,550 to various community organizations. The grants awarded include (but are not limited to):

  • $50,000 to Coshocton County Head Start for the Hilltop Project- Opportunity School classroom construction
  • $40,000 to Coshocton City Schools to help restore and upgrade the planetarium at the High School
  • $30,000 to the Coshocton Public Library to help with replacement of the bookmobile
  • $10,000 to the Coshocton City & County Park District for their bathhouse project
  • $5,000 to Roscoe Village Foundation for the Lock Landing at the Visitors’ Center
  • $5,000 to Invent Now for scholarships for Camp Invention
  • $5,000 to Licking County Health Dept. for dental sealant program in Coshocton County Schools
  • $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House to provide Nights of Rest for Coshocton County families
  • $5,000 to the Muskingum Valley Council of the Boy Scouts for electrical upgrade and security lighting at the Muskingum Reservation
  • A total of $15,550 for five other community projects and programs

Coshocton Foundation was established in 1966 and has distributed more than $7 million in grants to community organizations from its unrestricted fund. In addition, the foundation has 145 restricted funds from which distributions are made for specific purposes. More information about the Coshocton Foundation can be found at

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