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Miami County

 

$ 1,594,044 Granted from Miami County Unrestricted Community Funds since 1997

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

Circus City Festival | 1998 Phase III $92,000
Miami County Historical Society | 1998 Phase III $55,000
Miami County 4-H Club & Livestock Show Ass’n., Inc. | 1998 Phase III $220,000
Economic Development Corp.-Community Parks | 1998 Phase III $110,000
Peru YMCA — Miller Pool | 1998 Phase III $173,000
    $650,000
     
Heritage Museum Foundation | 1999 Phase IV  $94,000
Amboy Volunteer Fire Department | 1999 Phase IV  $76,000
United Way of Miami County | 1999 Phase IV  $230,000
    $400,000

Projects supported by Miami County Community Funds from 1997-2016.

Circus City Festival, Inc. -Office Equipment 1997 $ 1,100
Wabash—Miami Home Health Care & Hospice -Hospice Support 1997 $ 1,000
Big Brothers/Big Sisters -Volunteer Recruitment 1997 $ 1,200
MC Historical Society, Inc. -Sesquicentennial Documentary 1997 $ 3,000
Bona Vista Programs, Inc. -Keys for Kids Program 1997 $ 2,000
    $8,300
     
United Way of Miami County, Inc. -Leadership of MC 1998 $ 3,200
Miami County YMCA -Boys & Girls Restrooms Renovations 1998 $ 2,580
Miami County Council on Aging, Inc. -Patio Furniture & Equip 1998 $ 1,745
Circus Hall of Fame -Purchase of Signs 1998 $ 1,510
Miami County Junior Historical Society -Phase I History Cruiser 1998 $ 630
    $9,665
     
MC Millennium Committee -Community Signs Project- 1999 $ 2,759
Circus Hall of Fame -Brochure Distribution 1999 $ 4,000
Circus Hall of Fame -Restroom Augmentation 1999 $ 3,635
Miami County YMCA -Teen Room Security 1999 $ 3,750
Junior Achievement of MC -"Our World" 1999 $ 2,860
Big Brothers/Big Sisters -High Five Program 1999 $ 2,500
    $19,504
     
Big Brothers Big Sisters -Technology Update 2000 $ 5,000
Bunker Hill Little League -Restroom Renovation 2000 $ 5,000
Dukes Memorial Hospital -Asthma Outreach 2000 $ 1,200
MC Historical Society Purchase Equip for Archives 2000 $ 3,560
North Miami Little League -Bleachers 2000 $ 5,000
    $19,760
     
Amboy Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. -Rescue Equip 2001 $ 2,500
Circus City Festival, Inc. -Downtown Display Banners 2001 $ 2,000
Junior Achievement of MC -"Exchange City" 2001 $ 500
Miami County 4-H Club -Building for the Future of MC 2001 $ 9,000
Miami County Helping Hands -Food Pantry 2001 $ 5,000
Miami County Historical Society -Public Accessibility 2001 $ 996
    $19,996
     
Circus Hall of Fame -Educational Kits 2002 $ 5,000
Junior Achievement of MC -Economics Program for North Miami 2002 $ 2,900
Miami Co. Girls Softball Assoc., Inc. -Sports Lighting 2002 $ 8,000
Miami County 4-H Club -Building for Future MC 2002 $ 17,000
Miami County Historical Society, Inc. -Discovery Kit Program 2002 $ 2,000
Peru Rolling Chapel -Chapel Replacement Project 2002 $ 5,000
    $39,900
     
Partners 4Community Growth -4Community Grant 2004 $ 1,000
Heritage Museum at Grissom Purchase 11 Educational Signs 2004 $ 8,690
Miami Co. Historical Society Purchase Material for New Shelves 2004 $ 1,876
Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre, Inc. -Renovation of Toll House 2004 $ 14,000
Peru Rolling Chapel -Safety Equipment & Chapel Furnishings 2004 $ 5,000
Nickel Plate Trail -Preparation & Decking Expenses for Bridge 2004 $ 2,500
Miami Co. YMCA -New Doors for Teen Room 2004 $ 4,400
Birthright of Peru, Inc. Purchase Furnishings for Birthright House 2004 $ 1,500
    $38,966
     
Bona Vista Program - - Purchase Supplies for BABE Store 2005 $ 2,500
Community of Character -Educational Logos 2005 $ 2,500
Junior Achievement of MC -"Exchange City" 2005 $ 2,500
MC Helping Hands -Emergency Assistance "Project Giant Step" 2005 $ 2,500
Miami Co. Historical Society -Student's Coloring Book 2005 $ 500
Miami Co. Youth Leadership Summit -Youth Leadership Summit 2005 $ 2,500
Miami Co. Health Dept. -Defibrillator Project 2005 $ 500
Our Father’s Library -Update & Supplement Library Resources 2005 $ 2,500
Partners 4Community Growth -Educational Materials 2005 $ 2,500
Peru Community High School -Project Extended Day 2005 $ 2,500
Peru Housing Authority - - Purchase Large Screen TV for Comm Room 2005 $ 1,400
Re:Gener8 Hub - Purchase Computers & Equip for Youth Nights 2005 $ 2,500
Right Relations -Services & Material of Advertising Agency 2005 $ 2,500
Workforce Development - Purchase Powerpoint Equipment 2005 $ 2,500
    $29,900
     
Bona Vista Programs -Group Habilitation Program 2006 $ 2,500
Cole Porter Birthplace Restoration Committee -Cole Porter 2006 $ 7,500
Hickory Creek Nursing Home -Communication Board Program 2006 $ 2,500
Miami County Helping Hands, Inc. -Freezer Space 2006 $ 1,755
MC Historical Society, Inc. -Restoration Candy Kitchen's Cremona 2006 $ 1,000
Miami County P.E.E.R.S. Project -P.E.E.R.S. Project 2006 $ 1,000
Ole Olsen memorial Theatre, Inc. -Children's Theatre Workshop 2006 $ 2,500
Partners 4Community Growth -Project SOAR 2006 $ 2,500
Pastoral Care/Chaplaincy Program at Dukes -Grief Education 2006 $ 1,500
Perrysburg Community Playground -Community Playground 2006 $ 3,000
Peru Community Schools - Project Extended Day 2006 $ 5,000
Peru Public Library -Summer & Wee Reading Program 2006 $ 1,320
Right Relations, Inc. -Family Enrichment Series 2006 $ 2,500
    $34,575
     
Birthright of Peru - Donation 2007 $ 150
NICF -Early Literacy Initiative Fund 2007 $ 100
NICF -Miami County Comm Development Fund 2007 $ 100
Miami County Helping Hands, Inc. -Donation 2007 $ 50
Miami County P.E.E.R.S. Project -Donation 2007 $ 200
Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre, Inc. Children's Theatre Workshop 2007 $ 100
Salvation Army -Educational Resources/Training 2007 $ 100
Miami County YMCA -Donation for Miller Pool 2007 $ 100
CASA Program - Miami County - Purchase Car & Booster Seats 2007 $ 100
Miami County Ext. Homemakers Club -First Book Program 2007 $ 100
Peru American Red Cross -Donation 2007 $ 100
NICF -Miami County Arts Council Fund 2007 $ 100
    $1,210
     
Miami County Youth & Education Fund -2006 Night of Vital Info 2007 $ 250
Community Service Council -MC 2-1-1 Service 2007 $ 2,000
Big Brothers/Big Sisters -BB/BS Program 2007 $ 1,000
Bona Vista Programs -Keys for Kids Preschool Playground 2007 $ 1,000
The BOOKS Program - BOOKS Program 2007 $ 1,200
Circus City Festival, Inc. -Computer Equip Upgrade 2007 $ 1,000
Cole Porter Birthplace Committee -Restore Caretakers' Quarters 2007 $ 1,000
Community Resource Center -Building Repairs 2007 $ 3,900
Community Service Council -MC 2-1-1 Service 2007 $ 3,000
David E. Rich Memorial Field -Upgrade Mexico Ball Field 2007 $ 2,500
Denver Volunteer Fire Department -Fire Dept Equipment 2007 $ 2,000
MC Economic Development Authority -Community Signs 2007 $ 5,000
Miami County Military Rites Unit -Winter Jackets 2007 $ 2,250
MC Youth Leadership Summit -Youth Leadership Summit 2007 $ 1,000
Nickel Plate Trail, Inc. -Bunker Hill Bridge 2007 $ 2,000
Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre, Inc. -Children's Theatre Workshop 2007 $ 2,000
Partners 4Community Growth  -Project SOAR 2007 $ 1,000
Peru Little League -West City Park Restroom Facility 2007 $ 2,500
Peru Public Library -Summer & Wee Reading Program 2007 $1,320
Gener8 Hub, Inc. -Youth Hub Center 2007 $ 500
Town of Macy - Sewer Project 2007 $ 2,000
    $38,420
     
Peru Rotary Club -"Shoes that Fit" Program 2008 $ 500
Circus City Festival, Inc -Circus Building Fire Grant 2008 $ 5,000
Area 5 WIC -Healthy Moms/Healthy Babies 2008 $ 566
Handi Capable -Comp Equipment 2008 $ 1,500
Jr Achievement of MC -Careers with a Purpose 2008 $ 1,000
Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre, Inc. -Children Theatre Workshop 2008 $ 2,000
Partners 4Community Growth -Project SOAR 2008 $ 3,500
Peru Public Library -Summer & Wee Reading Program 2008 $ 1,650
Miami County YMCA -Youth Fitness Center & Weigh Program 2008 $ 3,000
    $18,716
     
Salvation Army of Peru -Match for "Faith Stimulus Award" 2009 $ 4,500
Bona Vista Programs, Inc. -Keys for Kids Preschool 2009 $ 500
Heritage Museum at Grissom -Seniors on Wheels 2009 $ 1,300
Miami County Helping Hands -Items for For Food Pantry 2009 $ 3,500
Miami County YMCA -Office Computer Upgrade 2009 $ 3,185
Nickel Plate Trail Inc. -2 Weed Trimmers 2009 $ 500
Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre -Children's Theatre Workshop 2009 $ 1,500
Partners 4Community Growth -Project SOAR 2009 $ 3,500
Peru Public Library -Teen Reading Program 2009 $ 1,000
    $19,485
     
Miami County Helping Hands - Impact Grant 2010 $ 4,000
The BOOKS Program- Impact Grant 2010 $ 1,000
Grissom Air Museum - Handicap Accessible Trail 2010 $ 5,000
The Honeywell Foundation, Inc. - Holiday Banner Contest 2010 $ 1,000
Arts Alive! - Sundays at the Gallery
2010 $ 750
Nickel Plate Trail, Inc. - Nickel Plate Trail Rest Areas 2010 $ 2,000
Partners 4 Community Growth - Project SOAR 2010 $ 750
Bona Vista Programs Inc. - Keys for Kids Preschool
2010 $ 500
    $15,000
     
Miami County Helping Hands - Impact Grant 2011 $ 4,000
The BOOKS Program- Impact Grant 2011 $ 1,000
Amboy Volunteer Fire Co., Inc.-Pager Project 2011 $ 1,975
Area Five Agency - Healthy Families Program/Car Seats 2011 $ 1,000
Hickory Creek at Peru - Passenger Van
2011 $ 1,000
International Circus Hall of Fame - Big Top Renovation Project 2011 $ 1,543
Jr. Achievement - Finance Park 2011 $ 1,000
Miami Co. Historical Society - Explore! Traveling Ed. Kits
2011 $ 650
Peru Public Library - Reading Programs 2011 $ 2,145
Salvation Army - Miami County Community Feeding Program 2011 $ 2,500
Weekend Meal Meal-Pre-School/Kindergartner food needs for weekends 2011 $ 1,850
    $18,663
     
Peru Public Library - New Computers, Monitors, Printer, Hardware/Software 2012 $ 20,000
Miami County Helping Hands - Impact Grant 2012 $ 4,000
The BOOKS Program- Impact Grant 2012 $ 1,000
    $25,000
     
Miami County Helping Hands - Impact Grant 2013 $ 4,000
The BOOKS Program- Impact Grant 2013 $ 1,000
Miami County Preschool Project - Scholarships for 4yr old students in need. 2013 $ 5,000
Miami County Historical Society, Inc. - Museum Interactive Exhibits. 2013 $ 10,000
Heritage Museum Foundation - Grissom Air Mus.: Connect to Nickel Plate. 2013 $ 1,000
Miami County Military Rites - Repairs/Maintenance to RV. 2013 $ 500
Ole Olsen Children’s Theatre - Shake it Up with Shakespeare. 2013 $ 500
Peru Skate Park - Stone for Park. 2013 $ 1,500
United Way of Miami County - Weekend Meal Deal. 2013 $ 1,500
    $ 25,000
     
Miami County Helping Hands - Impact Grant 2014 $ 4,000
The BOOKS Program- Impact Grant 2014 $ 1,000
United Way of Miami County - Impact Grant - Community Resource Network 2014 $ 10,000
American Heritage Troop - Impact Grant- Trailer for camping equipment. 2014 $ 7,500
Circus Hall of Fame - Restoration of the North Barn. 2014 $ 3,400
Harvesting Capabilities - Adaptive Equipment Giveaway Program. 2014 $ 1,000
Izaak Walton League - Facilities upgrade project. 2014 $ 2,000
United Way of Miami County - Weekend Meal Deal 2014 $ 1,100
Peru Public Library - GrantStation research program. 2014 $ 400
    $ 30,400
     
Harvesting Capabilities - Impact Grant - Discount Medical Equip./Thrift Store. 2015 $ 10,000
Junior Achievement Serving Miami County - Finance Park. 2015 $ 1,500
Macy Allen Township Vol. Fire Dept. - Equipment upgrades. 2015 $ 2,555
Miami County B.O.O.K.S. - Purchase of books for program. 2015 $ 1,350
Miami County YMCA Transit - Matching funds for van purchase. 2015 $ 3,113
United Way of Miami County - Work2Gether Incentive. 2015 $ 5,000
Harvesting Capabilities - Sustainability Award. 2015 $ 5,000
City of Peru - Amphitheater project. 2015 $ 2,500
Preschool Scholarships - for needy 4 year old students. 2015 $ 5,000
    $ 36,018
     
Ole Olsen Childrens Theatre - “Shake it Up with Shakespeare” 2016 $ 1,000
Circus City Festival - Paint for the circus building 2016 $ 2,500
Ivy Tech Community College - landscaping 2016 $ 2,700
Cal Ripkin Youth Baseball - Ball park dugout upgrades 2016 $ 4,800
Miami Nation of Indians - 4 year Impact Grant for Tribal Complex renovations 2016 $ 4,000
Maconaquah School Corporation - Maconaquah Cattle Company  2016 $ 10,000
Preschool Schoalrships - for needy 4 year old students 2016 $ 7,100
    $ 32,100