Coshocton Foundation awards grants

| January 17, 2018

COSHOCTON – The Distribution Committee of the Coshocton Foundation met recently and awarded 12 grants totaling $62,363 to various community organizations. The grants awarded include:

  • $35,000 to Our Town Coshocton for their Downtown Coshocton – Courthouse Lighting Project
  • $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House to provide Nights of Rest for Families from Coshocton County
  • $5,000 to the Coshocton County Career Center to help provide updated equipment for the health tech lab, to be utilized by all career center graduates
  • $3,500 to Echoing Hills Village to assist with the replacement of unsafe hay wagons used by campers
  • $3,000 to River View Local School District for the book series All-Stars; books for Keene Elementary students
  • $2,500 to Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio for JA K-12 educational programming in Coshocton County
  • $2,200 to the Coshocton County Soil & Water Conservation District to Build a virtual watershed sandbox model
  • 2,078 to the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum to add signage to the back of the building to attract visitors from SR 16
  • $1,500 to Coshocton City Schools to provide enrichment activity for gifted seventh/eighth graders
  • Three smaller grants totaling $5,735 to Kids America, Coshocton County Board of Developmental Disabilities and  Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland CAC were also approved

The Coshocton Foundation was established in 1966 and has distributed more than $7.75 million in grants to community organizations from its unrestricted fund. In addition, the foundation has 154 restricted funds from which distributions are made for specific purposes. More information about the Coshocton Foundation can be found at

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