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CCCF announces 2023 opportunity grants recipients

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