Fulton County

 

$ 2,637,253 Granted from Fulton County Unrestricted Community Funds since 1996

Projects funded by the Fulton County Community Foundation and its partner Lilly Endowment Inc. in Phase III and Phase IV of the GIFT initiative.

Brent Blacketor Sports Complex | 1998 Phase III $140,000
Aubbeenaubbee School/Community Center | 1998 Phase III $100,000
Akron Revitalization Project | 1998 Phase III $100,000
Kewanna/Lake Bruce Lions Park | 1998 Phase III $60,000
    $400,000
     
Kewanna Downtown Park and Tree Project | 1999 Phase IV $50,000
Akron Tree Planting Project | 1999 Phase IV $50,000
Community Building & Activities Project
in Aubbeenaubbee Township | 1999
Phase IV $50,000
Brent Blacketor Sports Complex | 1999 Phase IV $55,000
Gerig Round Barn Preservation and Relocation | 1999 Phase IV $130,000
4-H Fair Association | 1999 Phase IV $65,000
    $400,000

Projects supported by Fulton County Community Funds from 1996-2016.

Akron United Methodist Church -Village Green Project 1996 $2,000
Fulton County Leadership Academy -Skill Classes 1996 $1,000
Hope Hospice - Project Hope   1996 $1,000
Kappa Delta Phi Sorority -Shoes & Boots Project   1996 $1,000
    $5,000
     
United Way of Fulton County -Computer Classes for All Ages 1997  $1,500
Fulton County Literacy -Update Furniture for FC Literacy   1997 $2,000
Fulton County FirstSteps -Kid's Kollection for Babies & Children 1997 $2,000
Liberty Township Park Board -Liberty Twp Park Improvements 1997 $5,000
Newcastle Twp Community Building -Bldg. Improvement at Talma 1997 $6,712
Fulton County Fair Association -Sound Improvement 1997 $7,425
Hope Hospice -Project Hope 1997 $1,000
Pike Memorial Park Trustees -Basketball Court's at Park 1997 $10,000
Rochester Pathways -Phase II - Pathways 1997 $17,500
Manitou Mountain (Match/Challenge) -Playground 1997 $12,500
Fulton County Community Foundation -Endow of Higher Education 1997 $6,363
    $72,000
     
Akron Elementary School - Project CHILD 1998 $300
Fulton Co. Historical Society, Inc. -Drs. & Dentists Office Museum 1998 $1,000
Fulton County Council on Aging -Fulton County Transpo 1998 $4,700
Manitou Mountain -Community Playground Project 1998 $2,500
Rochester Youth Baseball -Lighting for MinorLeague 1998 $5,000
Rochester Volunteer Fire Department -Iris Fire Helmet 1998 $1,500
    $15,000
     
Fulton County Special Olympics -Purchase Uniforms & Equipment 1999 $3,000
First Presbyterian Church -Kids Hope USA 1999 $2,679
Fulton County 4-H Poultry Department -Purchase Misc. Items 1999 $4,000
Fulton County Habitat for Humanity -Construction of New House 1999 $5,000
Fulton County Historical Society -Move Cider Mill & Cider Press 1999 $3,000
Fulton County Literacy Coalition -Early Reading Plus 1999 $3,000
Grass Creek Lions Club -Relocate & Restore Grass Creek Depot 1999 $6,932
Hope Hospice, Inc. (Matching Grant)-Samaritan Fund 1999 $4,530
Rochester Community Schools -Education for Abstinence   1999 $7,993
    $40,134
     
Akron Revitalization Committee -Akron Comm Square Landscape 2000 $10,000
Akron Youth League -Matching Grant 2000 $7,500
Arrow Head Country RC&D (Fulton Boy Scouts) 2000 $3,000
Arrow Head Country RC&D (C.A.R.E.) 2000 $3,000
Fulton County Historical Society -Museum Intern Scholarship 2000 $2,472
Fulton County Public Library -Light Up Arboretum 2000 $10,000
Fulton County Public Library - Lighted Two-Sided Sign 2000 $5,213
Fulton County Public Library - Gazebo for Kids Section 2000 $3,786
Grass Creek Lions Park -Install Floor at Depot 2000 $10,000
Grouchy Bear Foundation -Provide Bears for Sick Children 2000 $1,900
Hope Hospice of FC -Purch. Computer, Fax & Folding Machine 2000 $1,850
Junior Achievement -"Our Community" 2000 $1,870
Liberty Township Park -Pavilion at Fulton Park 2000 $7,100
Pike Memorial Park Trustees -Master Plan Design for Akron Park 2000 $4,300
Tri Kappa Beta Association Unit -Rochester Schools Art Exhibit 2000 $425
    $72,416
     
FEDCO -Fulton Co. Needs Assessment 2000 $8,500
FEDCO -Strategic Planning Initiative 2000 $8,500
    $17,000
     
Akron Carnegie Public Library -Library Renovation & Expansion 2001 $12,500
Arrow Head Country RC&D (Kewanna's Future) 2001 $5,400
Brent Blacketor Memorial Sports Complex -Concession Area 2001 $4,000
Faith Outreach Center (Matching Grant) 2001 $2,000
First Christian Church -Community Theater for Youth 2001 $56
Fulton County Historical Society -Museum Intern Scholarship 2001 $4,500
Grass Creek Lions Club Park -Restoration of Depot 2001 $8,200
Hope Hospice of FC -Building Repairs & Handicap Accessibility 2001 $5,000
Junior Achievement -"Our Community" 2001 $1,683
Tri-Kappa of Rochester -Rochester School Art Exhibit 2001 $460
Sports World Inc./Mental Health Association of FC 2001 $2,600
United Ministries -Outreach Program for Needy 2001 $7,500
    $53,899
     
Akron Carnegie Public Library -Furnishing & Audio/Visual Equip 2002 $15,000
Akron Park Board -Akron Old Dump Reclamation 2002 $5,384
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) -Technology Upgrade 2002 $2,061
Fulton County "First Steps" -Baby Bundle Project 2002 $425
Fulton County Historical Society -Museum Intern Scholarship 2002 $4,500
Girl Scouts of Tribal Trails Council - Zink the Zebra Project 2002 $1,080
Junior Achievement -"Our City" 2002 $560
Liberty Township Park Board -Park Improvement Project 2002 $10,000
Tri Kappa of Rochester -Rochester Schools Art Exhibit 2002 $320
Nyona/South Mud Lake Boosters -Lake Comm.History Project 2002 $900
Pike Memorial Park Trustees -Completion New T-Ball Diamond 2002 $10,185
Rochester Parkside Skate Park -Skateboard Park Project 2002 $10,000
United Ministries -Outreach Program Project
2002 $10,000
    $70,415
     
Akron Lions Club -Contract of Architect for Community Center 2003 $5,000
FC Habitat for Humanity -Purch & Install Well, Pump & Septic 2003 $5,000
Fulton County Partners in Education -Electric Circuit Boards 2003 $2,000
Grass Creek Lions Club -Park Shelter at Park 2003 $11,791
Hope Hospice of FC -Powerpoint Projector, Scanner & Printer 2003 $3,337
Kewanna-Union Twp. Public Library -Library Cataloging System 2003 $8,500
Rochester Community Schools -Purchase 10 Laptop Computers 2003 $13,829
    $49,457
     
Akron Church of God -"Spark in the Park" Concert 2004 $2,500
Akron Lions Club -Fundraising Kick-Off Program 2004 $13,200
Akron Park Board -Site Visits & Data for Bike Trail 2004 $6,000
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) -"Program 62" 2004 $19,118
Grass Creek Lions Club -Purchase Lawn Tractor 2004 $8,000
Hickory Creek Healthcare Foundation, Inc. -Purch Bird Aviary 2004 $6,410
Hope Hospice of Fulton County -Hope Hospice Grant 2004 $640
Junior Achievement of FC -"Economics of Staying in School" 2004 $1,176
Kewanna's H.E.A.R.T., Inc. -Purchase Trees for Kewanna 2004 $3,800
Liberty Twp Park Board -New Sidewalks & Handicap Accessibility 2004 $3,115
    $63,959
     
Akron Church of God -"Spark in the Park" Concert 2005 $5,000
Akron Lions Club -Contractor Fees for Community Building 2005 $30,000
Fulton Co. Council on Aging -Purch 2 Vehicles for FC Tranpo 2005 $8,000
Fulton Co. Habitat for Humanity -Heating/Cooling for #7 House 2005 $2,500
Fulton Co. Soccer Association -In-ground Irrigation System 2005 $20,546
Fulton Improvement Comm -Architect & Publicity for Building 2005 $12,000
Hope Hospice of FC -Purchase Computer Software 2005 $1,069
Junior Achievement of FC -"Exchange City" Program 2005 $650
Pike Memorial Park Trustees -Construct 2 Basketball Courts 2005 $12,945
Psi Iota Sorority -Holiday Pops Concert 2005 $5,000
Rochester Fire Department -Purch Firehouse to use at Schools 2005 $5,000
Safe Kids of FC -Car Seats, Helmets, Fire Ext., & Smoke Detectors 2005 $10,000
    $112,710
     
United Ministries of FC -Outreach Program for Needy 2005 $10,000
United Way of FC -4Community Needs Assessment 2005 $777
United Way of FC -4Community GED Classes 2005 $10,000
    $20,777
     
Akron Church of God -"Spark in the Park" Concert 2006 $5,000
Area Five Agency of Aging & Comm Svc -"Happiest Baby Program" 2006 $1,900
FC Habitat for Humanity -Purch Property for #8 House 2006 $5,000
Fulton Improvement Committee -Community Building Advertising 2006 $10,000
Grass Creek Lions Club Park -Storage Building 2006 $2,500
Hope Hospice of FC -Wheel Chairs, Cushions & Oxygen Containers 2006 $6,696
Holiday Art Tour -Promotion of Art Tour 2006 $950
Jr. Achievement of FC -"Exchange City" 2006 $1,600
Kewanna H.E.A.R.T. -2007 Fall Festival 2006 $5,000
Rochester Lions Club -File for Life Program   2006 $6,976
Rochester Optimist Club -Fire Suppression System at Fair 2006 $2,000
Rochester Community School Corp. -Educational Speaker 2006 $6,000
Rochester Downtown Action Committee -Downtown Project 2006 $7,500
Rochester Little League, Inc. -Land Payoff & Batting Cages 2006 $10,000
Safe Kids of FC -Child Transportation Safety 2006 $10,000
Town of Akron Park Board -Hiking & Biking Trail 2006 $10,000
    $91,122
     
United Way of FC -4Community GED Classes 2006 $10,000
    $10,000
     
Fulton Improvement Committee -Balance of Architect Fees 2007 $2,037
    $2,037
     
NICF - Hope Hospice of Fulton County 2007 $3,600
NICF - Hope Hospice of Fulton County 2007 $2,445
NICF - Hope Hospice of Fulton County 2007 $14,235
NICF - Hope Hospice of Fulton County 2007 $805
NICF - Hope Hospice of Fulton County 2007 $3,915
    $25,000
     
Akron Area Fine Arts League -Art League Startup 2007 $1,000
Akron Church of God -"Spark in the Park" Concert 2007 $2,500
Big Brothers/Big Sisters -Volunteer Campaign & Sign 2007 $746
Camp We Can -Items for Camp We Can 2007 $4,360
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) -Back Pack Program 2007 $5,000
Fulton County Council on Aging -Canon Color Copier 2007 $4,265
FC 4Community Partners -GED Exams, Scholarships & Training 2007 $5,000
Fulton County Clinic -FC Clinic Program Development 2007 $7,500
Habitat for Humanity of FC -Heating/Air Conditioning Unit 2007 $2,500
Hope for Hospice of Fulton County -Portable Oxygen Container 2007 $2,000
Junior Achievement Serving FC -"Biz Town" 2007 $1,600
Kewanna H.E.A.R.T., Inc. -2008 Heart Festival 2007 $5,000
Mental Health America in FC -Children's & Christmas Projects 2007 $2,500
Newcastle Twp. Community Bldg -Well Pump for Fire Emergencies 2007 $5,000
Nyona/South Mud Lake Boosters -Install Restrooms at Club 2007 $800
Reality Store -Programming Costs 2007 $500
Richland Township Community Association, Inc. -Comm Center 2007 $25,000
Safe Kids Fulton County -Child Transportation Safety 2007 $5,000
The Salvation Army -FC Emergency Assistance Program 2007 $1,000
Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation -Reality Spanish 2007 $3,600
    $84,871
     
Dept. of Marketing and Management -FEDCO 2007 $1,250
    $1,250
     
Akron Area Fine Arts League -Summer 2009 Programs 2008 $1,500
Akron Church of God-Wee Care Day Care -Cost Needy Children 2008 $2,700
Ask180 -Purch Amenities for Skate Park 2008 $2,500
Camp We Can -Purch items for Summer Camp 2008 $2,000
Friends of FC Parks & Recreation Dept -Project at Nature Park 2008 $1,500
Fulton County Free Medical Clinic -Opening of New Facility 2008 $31,000
FC Habitat for Humanity, Inc. -Labor & Forms for #9 House 2008 $3,100
Fulton County Historical Society -Preservation Project 2008 $5,000
Jr. Achievement of FC -"Biz Town" 2008 $1,600
Kewanna's H.E.A.R.T -2009 Festival 2008 $5,000
Manitou Center -Upgrades to Facility 2008 $1,935
Nickel Plate Trail, Inc. -Purchase of Land for Trail 2008 $12,500
Victims Advocacy Domestic of FC -Use for Victim's Assistance 2008 $1,500
    $71,835
     
Akron Area Fine Arts League -Summer 2010 Programs 2009 $1,500
CASA of Fulton County Inc. -Advertising for Campaign 2009 $1,326
Camp-We-Camp -Cargo Trailer 2009 $2,900
Fulton County Free Medical Clinic -Program Costs 2009 $12,400
FC Habitat for Humanity, Inc. -Rebar & Cement for #9 House 2009 $3,075
Fulton County Historical Society -Preservation Project 2009 $5,000
Fulton Improvement Committee -Community Center Project 2009 $4,500
Joyfulhans Community Development Corp. -Emergency Shelter 2009 $2,000
Jr. Achievement of FC -JA American Works Program 2009 $1,500
Kewanna's H.E.A.R.T -2010 Festival 2009 $5,000
Psi Iota Sorority -Holiday Pops Community Concert 2009 $1,500
Rockfest Ministries -Rockfest 2010 2009 $1,500
Victims Advocacy Domestic of FC -"A.C.T. Out" Program 2009 $2,000
    $44,201
     
Woodlawn Hospital -Capital Expansion 2009 $10,000
Fulton Economic Development Corp. -HTC Program Expenses 2009 $3,750
Compassionate Health Center -Program Costs 2009 $12,000
    $25,750
     
Fulton Co. Habitat for Humanity-Cement ramps for House #10 2010 $1,021
Compassionate Health Center, Inc - Pilot Program 2010 $3,810
Ft Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra - Holiday Pops Concert 2010 $1,000
Faith Outreach Center - Kid's Bridge Program 2010 $1,500
Rochester Lions Club, Inc - Ice Cream Machines for fundraisers 2010 $5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana Michiana - Program Expansion 2010 $1,000
CASA of Fulton County Inc, - New Computers and upgrades 2010 $2,000
FC Historical Society-Preservation of Historic Structures 2010 $5,000
Akron Area Fine Arts League, Ltd - Music on the Square 2010 $1,300
Jr. Achievement- JA America Works Program 2010 $1,500
Victims Advocacy Domestic Violence Taskforce-Training 2010 $4,000
Mental Health Association in Fulton County - Public Education 2010 $2,000
Kewanna-Union Twp Public Library - Central Circulation Desk 2010 $5,000
Hope Hospice, Inc. - Community Bereavement Event 2010 $2,000
Grass Creek Cemetery - Tombstone Restoration 2010 $2,500
Fulton County Animal Adoption and Education Center - Shelter 2010 $27,000
Fulton County 4-H Fair - Roof for Community Building 2010 $5,000
    $ 70,631
     
Tippecanoe Valley Boomerang Backpack Committee 2010 $50
Kid's Bridge 2010 $250
Columbia GIVE Program 2010 $100
Compassionate Health Center Inc. 2010 $100
Fulton County Animal Center 2010 $100
Habitat for Humanity of Fulton County 2010 $100
Peers Educating Peers - PEP 2010 $100
Pike Memorial Park Trustees 2010 $100
United Ministries of Fulton County Outreach 2010 $100
United Ministries of Fulton County Food Pantry 2010 $100
United We Stand Ministries of Akron 2010 $100
    $  1,200
     
Area Five Agency on Aging and Community Services-GED Scholarships 2011 $2,980
CASA of Fulton County Inc.-Office upgrades 2011 $4,250
Psi Iota Xi Sorority-2012 Holiday Pops Comm. Concert 2011 $1,500
Fulton Athletic League, Inc.- Concession Stand Renovations 2011 $5,000
Fulton Community Center - Kitchen for Center 2011 $10,000
Fulton County Choral Club-Uniforms for Performances 2011 $ 740
Fulton Co. Dpt. Of Parks and Rec.-Upgrade to Germany Bridge 2011 $1,800
FC Habitat for Humanity-Lot for House #11          2011 $3,000
FC Youth Leadership Academy - Operations 2011 $3,000
Grass Creek Cemetery - Tombstone Restoration 2011 $2,500
Grass Creek Lions Club Park Fund-Repairs to Grass Creek Depot 2011 $3,000
Jr. Achievement-Finance Park 2011 $1,100
Kewanna H.E.A.R.T.-2012 Kewanna Fall Festival 2011 $3,750
Kewanna-Union Township Public Library - Outside Sign for the Library 2011 $7,500
Liberty Township Park-Surveillance Cameras for Park 2011 $6,530
Nickel Plate Trail, Inc.-Paving Mitchell to 9th. In Rochester: 2011 $18,000
Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance to FC 2011 $2,500
    $77,150
     
Kewanna matching program 2011 $5,812
    $5,812
     
Grant Station Software for Library 2012 $299
Kewanna matching program 2012 $1,350
    $1,649
     
FC Animal Adoption and Education Center- perimeter fence/new addition 2012 $70,000
Kewanna Food Pantry - Expansion of the Facility  2012 $30,000
    $100,000
     
Grant Station Software for Library 2013 $299
Fulton County Preschool Project - Preschool for 4yr old students in need. 2013 $5,000
Fulton County Council on Aging - upgrades to kitchen and bathrooms. 2013 $25,000
Akron Area Arts League, Inc. - Sustainability Plan/Consultant fees 2013 $1,300
CASA of Fulton County Inc. - Completion of backyard fencing for safety. 2013 $1,300
Ivy Tech Foundation - Ivy Tech Kokomo - Wes Moore/speaker fees. 2013 $1,000
Junior Achievement - Finance Park Program. 2013 $2,000
Kewanna-Union Township Public Library - New projector equipment. 2013 $1,000
Matthew’s Markett/Ministry of The Cross - Lift truck for food distribution. 2013 $10,000
PEERS Project of Indiana, Inc. - Programming costs. 2013 $1,000
Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance to Fulton County. 2013 $1,500
United Ministries of Fulton County- Technology Upgrades. 2013 $900
    $50,598
     
Akron Youth League - Impact Grant - Upgrades to ball field. 2014 $33,000
Rochester Girls Softball - Upgrades to facility. 2014 $10,000
Friends of the Fulton County Public Library - Arboretum signs. 2014 $500
Fulton Community Building - Security Camera. 2014 $6,600
ulton County Choral Club - Music expenses. 2014 $450
Junior Achievement - Finance Park Program. 2014 $1,000
Kewanna H.E.A.R.T.- 2015 Kewanna Fall Festival. 2014 $5,000
Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance to Fulton County. 2014 $1,500
United Ministries of Fulton County - Outreach Program. 2014 $8,000
Woodlawn Foundation - Lights for walking trail. 2014 $6,000
Akron Area Arts League - Sustainability Award. 2014 $5,000
Fulton County Council on Aging - Sustainability Award. 2014 $5,000
Fulton County Park Board - Sustainability Award. 2014 $5,000
Fulton County Public Library - GrantStation research software. 2014 $400
Preschool Scholarship Program - Scholarships for 4yr olds in need. 2014 $5,000
    $92,500
     
Akron Youth League - Upgrades to baseball and softball facilities. 2015 $43,000
Fulton County Literacy Coalition - Sustainability Award. 2015 $5,000
Akron Youth League - Sustainability Award. 2015 $5,000
Fulton County Equestrian Center - New water system. 2015 $7,000
Fulton County Pack a Backpack - School supplies and backpacks. 2015 $5,000
Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry - Meat for local hunger relief agencies. 2015 $2,500
Kewanna H.E.A.R.T. - 2016 Fall Festival. 2015 $7,500
Kewanna-Union Township Library - Technology upgrades. 2015 $8,834
Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance Program. 2015 $2,500
James F. Talbott VFW Post #1121 - Kitchen renovations./roof repair. 2015 $6,000
Akron Church of God’s Wee Care Ministries - Technology upgrades. 2015 $5,000
Preschool Scholarship Program - Scholarships for 4yr olds in need. 2015 $5,000
Special awards: Wee Care, FC Animal and Adoption Center, Mathew’s Market, FC Equestrian Center, James F. Talbott VFW. 2015 $1,500
    $107,334
     
Manitou Training Center - Impact Grant, facility upgrades 2016 $38,725
Matthew's Market - Impact Grant, Refrigerated Truck, Project Assistance 2016 $35,000
Fulton County Chamber of Commerce - Software/Technology Upgrades 2016 $4,000
Fulton County Youth Leadership Academy - Program expenses. 2016 $1,000
Liberty Township Softball field - Field and facilities upgrade. 2016 $6,825
United Way of Fulton County - Software/computer upgrades. 2016 $4,750
Fulton County Animal Center - Trap-Neuter-Return Program. 2016 $5,000
Psi Iota Xi - Art Banner Contest. 2016 $1,000
City of Rochester - Rochester Main Street Tree Planting Project 2016 $14,500
Grace United Methodist Church - Free Community Meal Program. 2016 $3,000
Kewannna Union Township Library - Sound system for Performing Arts Room 2016 $1,250
Promise Indiana - College saving plan match program 2016 $10,000
Akron Youth League - Sod for baseball field. 2016 $4,000
Akron Park Board - Disc Golf Course at Cutshall Park. 2016 $3,000
Council on Aging - Matching funds for Transpo van. 2016 $8,000
Kewannna Union Township Public Library - Sustainability Award. 2016 $5,000
Fulton County Pack a Backpack - Sustainability Award.. 2016 $5,000
Fulton County Animal Center - Matching grant for capital campaign 2016 $10,000
Preschool Scholarships 2016 $5,000
    $165,050
     
Fulton Economical Development Corp. - Centennial Park 2017 $30,000
Fulton County Council on Aging - Van for Transportation Dpt 2017 $17,600
Akron Park Board - Tree planting project 2017 $3,000
Fulton County Habitat for Humanity - Well and septic for 15th home 2017 $9,500
Heartery, Inc. - Ramp for disabled entrance to facility 2017 $6,550
Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry - Meat processing to feed FC hungry 2017 $2,500
Fulton County Leadership Academy - Cutshall Park Project 2017 `$5,000
Fulton County Parks - Aubbeenaubbee Landing County Park 2017 $5,000
Kewanna H.E.A.R.T. - Fall Festival 2017 $5,000
Liberty Township - Upgrades to park basketball court 2017 $9,000