Announcing 2019 Community Support Grant Awards

We are pleased to announce the organizations selected to receive the Foundation’s 2019 Community Support Grants.  The winning organizations have been selected from an ever-expanding and very competitive field of applicants; the Foundation is excited to support each organization in their efforts to strengthen Greene County.  These grants are made from the earnings of the Unrestricted funds held at the Foundation; the funds are established by donors who wish to allow the Foundation flexibility in addressing Greene County’s most pressing needs.  The following grants will be awarded:

  • Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library: $2,000 for Bloomfield library signage update
  • Clayton Family Cemetery Inc.: $1,000 for cemetery fence repairs
  • DirectEmployers Institute: $7,400 for Workforce Simulation Project at Linton-Stockton High School
  • Greene County Cemetery Commission: $2,100 for cemetery maintenance equipment
  • Greene County Health: $8,680 for diabetes management equipment and training
  • Open Arms Family & Educational Services: $6,700 for renovations to Hebron Home for Boys
  • Pace Community Action Agency: $2,500 for Healthy Mind/Healthy Body programming at Head Start
  • Phil Harris Golf Course: $6,000 for course maintenance equipment
  • Scotland Historical Society: $12,790 for Scotland Hotel restoration
  • Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum: $4,500 for public access improvements
  • Shakamak High School: $17,927 for equipment and software for Graphic Design and Layout courses
  • White River Valley High School: $25,000 for CNC machine for Precision Machining program

The Foundation is able to award a total of $96,597 in Community Support grants this year.  The following funds have provided support for the Foundation’s Community Support grants:

  • Barkley Family Community Support Fund
  • Bernard and Nancy Schantz Memorial Fund
  • Bill and Linda Haseman Fund (Haseman I)
  • Ellen Mitchell Kramer Fund
  • Farmers & Mechanics Community Support Fund
  • Frank Miller Memorial Fund
  • Greene County Community Support Fund
  • Greene County Education Fund
  • Helen Hunter Community Support Fund
  • Jack & Gene Inman Memorial Fund
  • JoEllen Kramer Legacy Fund
  • Milton and Mabel Meek Fund
  • MutualBank Community Support Fund
  • Prairie Chapel – Cemetery Preservation
  • Randall & Edna Inman Family Fund
  • REMC Community Support Fund
  • Rick & Melonie Graves Legacy Fund
  • Robert Utterback Community Support Fund
  • Sherman Anderson Memorial Fund
  • Smithville Discretionary
  • The Hilderbrand Family Fund
  • The Wellness Fund
  • Thomas & Cynthia Roberts Legacy Fund
  • Tom Jones Legacy Fund
  • Trampke Family Fund
  • Walter W. And Mary K. Burcham Fund

Anyone can donate to any of the Foundation’s funds to help provide financial support to Greene County organizations and causes – a full listing of funds held by the Foundation is available at

Congratulations to all selected organizations!