Greene County Foundation announces grant awards

The Greene County Foundation is happy to announce that over $109,000 has been awarded to local organizations in the recent Community Support Grant Cycle. Each of these organizations were awarded grants after a competitive application process:

•Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Library – $5,000 for ADA-compliant bathroom renovations at Eastern branch for ADA-accessibility

•Carnegie Heritage and Arts Center – $800 to support art classes for kids and adults

•City of Jasonville – $5,000 to add amenities to Jasonville City Park

•Eastern Greene High School – $470.35 to purchase flexible seating for English 11 and 12

•Erin’s Purpose – $6,126.08 for youth center construction

•Greene County Foundation Paths to Quality Cohort– $4,600 to fund new training program for daycare providers

• Greene County General Hospital Foundation – $9,140.40 for AEDs (cardiac equipment) for sheriffs’ vehicles

• Greene County Literacy Coalition – $4,800 for materials for Language Learning Community Project

•Indiana Wildlife Federation – $6,784.26 for ADA-compliant trail at Goose Pond

•Linton-Stockton School Corporation – $30,000 for early childhood playground

•Shawnee Theatre – $12,534.26 for facility upgrades

•White River Valley High School – $12,000 for Wolverine Enterprises-Print Division

If you would like to contribute to the community support cycle, you can make a gift online through PayPal at reach out to Sherri Knieriem, chief executive officer, at if you have any questions or ideas.

The Greene County Foundation exists for charitable individuals to leave a lasting legacy to the community they love. Through the establishment of endowments, donors can support the local causes that are important to them for generations to come. The Greene County Foundation has had a charitable impact in every school, library, and community in Greene County and annually awards over a quarter million dollars in grants through fund payouts, competitive grants and student scholarships. For more information, visit or call (812) 659-3142.

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