Coshocton Foundation distributes funds

| January 21, 2021

The distribution committee of the Coshocton Foundation had its first meeting of Fiscal Year 2021 recently and reviewed 30 grant applications totaling $330,944.44. The committee awarded 15 grants totaling $97,476, to numerous community organizations. The grants awarded include:

  • $25,000 to Kno-Ho-Co- Ashland Community Action Commission to help renovate a Hickory Street building to serve as a homeless shelterHhhH
  • $15,650 to the Coshocton County Coordinated Transportation Agency for camera systems for CCTA Shuttles
  • $10,000 to the Village of West Lafayette for the West Lafayette Police Department’s Canine Project
  • $10,000 to the Roscoe Village Foundation for the village’s portable stage project
  • $8,000 to the Coshocton County Handicapped Society for the installation of aluminum ramps for homes in the county
  • $5,000 to the Coshocton County Agricultural Society for their sound system upgrade project
  • $4,900 to Coshocton City Schools for a mobile recording studio for Coshocton High School
  • $4,000 to River View Local School District for River View High School’s senior project program
  • $3,902 to Kids America, Inc. to continue their soccer net replacement project with the large indoor soccer field
  • $3,500 to the City of Coshocton for the 2021 Arbor Day Planting Project
  • $2,500 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio to provide nights of rest to families from Coshocton County
  • $2,141 to the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum to secure the Wyeth Painting Exhibit and their 16th Century violin display
  • $1,283 to Coshocton City Schools for the student and staff CPR training project
  • $1,100 to the Harold W. McMillen Center for Health Education for the digital oral health curriculum at Coshocton County Head Start
  • $500 to Coshocton Christian Tabernacle for the Coshocton Christian School’s security system project

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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