Community Connection Grant Recipients

The Butler Rural Community Connection Board of Trustees met March 16, 2022 and awarded $42,852 in grants to the following organizations.

Community Connection grant recipients from March 16, 2022

Organization Grant Purpose Amount
Animal Friends Humane Shelter Spay and neuter supplies  $1,092
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County Mentor program supplies  $1,133
Boy Scout Troop 930 Camping supplies  $987
Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities Explorer Mini  $867
Butler County Educational Service Center Food, baby wipes, and gas cards  $1,400
Camden Somers Township Fire and EMS Fire tools  $733
College Corner Community Club Community park sound system  $833
Crosby Township Senior Citizens Club Wii bundle and popcorn machine  $558
Edgewood Band Boosters Association Band equipment  $1,500
Edgewood Early Childhood Center Phonic learning supplies  $600
Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Outdoor equipment  $821
H.O.P.E.-full Pastures Therapeutic Farm Viewing bleachers  $1,450
Harrison Crosby Elementary  Gel writing boards  $403
Harrison Crosby Elementary  Reading books  $667
Harrison Crosby Elementary  MAD kids club of volunteers  $467
Harrison Crosby Elementary  Decodable readers  $800
Harrison Elementary  Field Day games  $617
Harrison High School HOPE Squad  Room essentials  $450
Harrison High School HOSA Presentation blazers  $250
Harrison Junior High School Destination Innovation project  $433
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Red Door Community Concerts  $917
Home Is The Foundation Senior adult home repairs  $1,500
Madison Township Fire Department Laptops  $900
McGuffey Montessori School AED  $735
Miamitown Church of Christ Quilt Ministry Quilt supplies  $300
National Inventors Hall of Fame Camp Invention  $767
New Miami Fire Department Equipment and tools  $833
Oxford Empty Bowls Bowl making supplies  $1,406
Oxford Literacy Team Super Summer Readers program  $650
Oxford Museum Association Photo collection storage  $250
PARACHUTE: Butler County CASA Volunteer training  $1,700
Play in the Park Summer program activities  $557
Power To The People Financial assistance   $1,133
Preble Shawnee High School Class refrigerator  $592
Preble Shawnee Middle School Online learning program  $599
Preble Shawnee Middle School Gaming club  $767
Preble Shawnee Middle/High School Online learning program $1,331
Ross Intermediate School Music learning supplies $1,000
Ross Local School District Choral Association Fundraiser items and gifts $1,333
Ross Middle School FCCLA Presentation blazers $367
Safe Haven Farms Farm improvements $1,133
Southwest Ohio Family Farm Safety Publications $300
St. Clair Township Fire Department Equipment and tools $433
Talawanda Bogan Elementary School Binoculars $531
Talawanda High School "Summa" celebration and supplies $250
Talawanda High School Microphones $490
Talawanda High School FCCLA Farm to Table project $467
Talawanda High School FFA Agriculture Day supplies $600
Talawanda Marshall Elementary Gym equipment $200
Talawanda Middle School Greenhouse benches $575
Talawanda Middle School STEM activity materials $672
The Coleraine Historical Society Engraving bricks $358
Thread Up Oxford Storage equipment $1,183
Trenton Fire Department Class B foam system $761
Union County Youth Cheer Cheer uniforms $450
West Elkton Gratis Township Fire Department Truck lighting kits $751