Coshocton Foundation awards grants

| September 16, 2021

The distribution committee of the Coshocton Foundation had its final meeting of fiscal year 2021 and reviewed 24 grant applications totaling $560,222.12. The committee awarded 12 grants totaling $116,055.44, to numerous community organizations.

The grants awarded include:

Coshocton County Agricultural Society – $40,000 to assist in attaining ADA compliance with Phases 1&2 of the resurfacing project at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds.

Clary Gardens – $28,235 to complete electrical work needed for the new community event venue.

First Step Family Violence Intervention Services, Inc. – $23,467.32 to assist with the purchase of a laptop and filing cabinet and for maintenance and repairs to the Hope House Shelter to increase safety for victims and their children.

West Lafayette Methodist Church – $6,500 to assist with providing blessing bags of much needed food to reduce food insecurity for Ridgewood students on the weekends.

Coshocton County Fatherhood Initiative – $3,550 to assist with the fathers and families fall festival.

Rogue Elephant Productions – $2,600 to assist in producing the free summer 2022 outdoor theater at Clary Gardens.

Hope Hollow – $2,500 to provide direct services for Coshocton County Cancer Patients traveling to Columbus.

Humane Animal Treatment Association – $2,500 for spay and neuter assistance and vet clinic voucher program funds.

River View Local School District – $2,050 to provide a ukulele set for music classrooms, grades three to six, for classroom music.

Coshocton City Schools – $2,000 for gifted sixth through eighth grade Students Leadership & Enrichment at Eastern Ohio Summit.

Memory People, Inc. – $1,999 to purchase a MacBook Pro.

Coshocton Public Library – $654.12 to provide 36 cases for safely circulating mobile hotspots to county residents.

The Coshocton Foundation was established in 1966 through the last will and testament of local merchant Adolph Golden and has distributed more than $8.6 million in grants to community organizations from its unrestricted fund. In addition, the foundation has more than 160 restricted funds from which distributions are made for specific purposes. More information about the Coshocton Foundation can be found at

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