Last Updated on July 29, 2023 by Cass County Community Foundation
The Cass County Community Foundation announced the names of nine organizations who will be recipients of the CCCF 2023 Opportunity Grants. “Opportunity Grants are for projects of $5,000 or less that will have a positive impact in our community”, said CCCF President & CEO Deanna Crispen. She added, “ This year, again, as our non-profits struggle to recover from the effects of covid,our board has decided to make the funding available immediately for these important projects.”
CCCF Grants Committee Chair, Mike Montgomery, made the announcements and presented the awards to representatives of the organizations. Those receiving funding and their projects are:
Cass County Council on Aging/ Senior Center $837.00 New Computer
Cass County Humane Society/Pets R Us $4,985.00 Maintenance Equipment
Caston School FFA $4,940.00 Updating Tools
Galveston Volunteer Fire Dept $4,472.00 Pneumatic Lifting Bags
Lewis Cass Youth Football $5,000.00 Storage Shed for Equipment
Logansport HG/LOLA City Art $3,275.57 Sculpture, Multi-Day Workshop
Logansport Soccer Club $3,530.00 Field Equipment
State Theatre Preservation Society $4,920.00 Public Pocket Park
Women at the Well Recovery House $2,259.00 Security System
The total awarded in 2023 Opportunity Grants is $34,218.57, up from $33,234.20 last year. Crispen shared, “our Board of Directors is still monitoring the impact the pandemic has had on our nonprofits and is providing funds now so that these projects can get underway this summer. The CCCF Competitive Grants program is still in progress and recipients will be announced later this fall.
For more information about the Opportunity Grants Program or the Cass County Community Foundation please call 574-722-2200.
SOURCE: News release from Cass County Community Foundation