Community Foundation Awards More Than $1M In Grants

The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation Board of Trustees approved grants totaling $1,029,476 at the November board meeting.

The total includes 17 responsive grants, seven president’s discretionary grants and 36 donor advised fund grants.

“The Foundation recently surpassed $75 million awarded in our history and this additional $1 million will be another step in a positive direction for Hancock County,” said Brian Treece, President & CEO of the Foundation.

“These grants are possible because of generous donors in our 30-year history. The generosity of these donors will have a lasting community impact.”

Among the grants awarded; The Family Center was awarded $500,000 for the principal payment on the building loan for the facility which houses 12 nonprofits providing a variety of services to residents.

West Ohio Food Bank was awarded $21,000 for additional food distributions and a pilot program in rural parts of Hancock County.

The Village of Arcadia was awarded $150,000 to implement the Community Heart and Soul program.

See the full list of grants awarded, and learn more about the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation, by clicking here.