Community Connection Grant Recipients

The Butler Rural Community Connection Board of Trustees met on September 19, 2018 and awarded $38,155 in grants to the following organizations and groups.

Amazing Grace Quilters Quilt batting $500
Animal Friends Humane Society Grooming supplies $300
Babeck Early Childhood Center Outdoor tricycle program $450
Boy Scout Troop 293 Tents $1,160
Boy Scout Troop 979, Seven Mile Camping supplies $500
Butler County Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring program $1,000
Butler County Family & Children First Council Resource cards $500
Camden-Somers Township Fire & EMS Portable radios $1,786
Crosby Elementary School SPLASH Math $600
Crosby Township Historical Society Renovation costs $750
Hanover Township Radios $570
Harrison High School Edge Unity Credit Recovery Gift card incentive program $250
Home is the Foundation (H.I.T.) Home repair assistance $1,850
Madison Local Schools Rocketry Program Rocket kits $1,000
Madison Township Fire Department Portable generator $919
Miamitown Church of Christ Prayer Quilt Ministry Quilting supplies $1,200
Miamitown Elementary SPLASH Math $720
Milford Township Fire Department Fire safety supplies $800
Oxford Community Choice Pantry Holiday food $2,000
Oxford Empty Bowls Clay & glaze for homemade bowls $1,000
Oxford Museum Association Wifi extenders $299
Oxford Reach Out and Read Books $1,000
Oxford Talawanda Community Services dba The Family Resource Center Food $500
Oxford Women's Care Center Storage barn $750
Power to the People (Open Hands Food Pantry) Financial assistance $1,350
Preble Shawnee Smart board $1,000
Preble Shawnee General Music Program Ukulele storage cart $609
Preble Shawnee High School Document camera $300
Preble Shawnee Jr./Sr. High School Art display boards $500
Preble Shawnee Jr./Sr. High School ECHO Yearbook Chromebooks $846
Preble Shawnee Local School District STEM Kits $800
Ross High School English, Newspaper & Yearbook Classroom Seating $200
Seven Mile Elementary Classroom carpet $448
Sleep in Heavenly Peace - Butler County Chapter Bed building supplies $1,500
Southwest Ohio Family Farm Safety Ag safety materials $350
St. Clair Township Fire Department Search & rescue life jackets $460
Talawanda Band Boosters Kings Island - Music in the Park $400
Talawanda High School/Butler Tech FCCLA 7th & 8th Grade FCCLA $450
Talawanda High School/Butler Tech FCCLA Veteran's Day event $750
Talawanda Middle School 7th Grade Special Education Department Books $700
Talawanda Middle School/8th Grade Math & Extensions Online math program $600
Talawanda Middle School/Engineering, Tech & Robotics Robotics field trip $540
Talawanda Middle School/Exploration of Technology Blinky Robot $510
Talawanda School District Space Camp $500
Talawanda School District - Bogan Elementary "Move" to learn project $1,000
Talawanda School District English as a Second Language Cultural Night $500
Talawanda School District/Talawanda Middle School Go Baby Go $625
Talawanda/Butler Tech FFA Chapter Little Aggies $500
The Biggest Fish of My Life Club Pond maintenance $700
The Colerain Historical Society Projector $300
The Homeless Animal Rescue Team (HART) Spay/Neuter Campaign $500
West Elkton Intermediate School Chromebooks $831