Community Connection Grant Recipients

The Butler Rural Community Connection Board of Trustees met on March 17, 2021 and awarded $33,019 in grants to the following organizations and groups.

Community Connection grant recipients from March 17, 2021

Organization Grant Purpose Amount
Animal Friends Humane Society Medical care for heartworm-positive dogs $750
Babeck Early Childhood Center Books $555
Babeck Early Childhood Center Reading smart cart $690
Boy Scouts of America Troop 930 First aid kits and tents $1,300
Butler County Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor meeting supplies $1,000
Camden Somers Township Fire and EMS Fire hose $500
Crosby Elementary School Playground equipment $1,000
Crosby Elementary School Student-led activities for The Character Effect projects $800
Edgewood Middle School Chromebooks $1,602
Friends of Neighbors in Need Summer food program for Talawanda Schools $1,000
Germantown Fire and EMS Battery-operated chain saws $500
Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Camp for Every Girl $1,300
Gratis EMS CPR training $170
Harrison Elementary School PE equipment $606
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Musical concerts $500
Home Is The Foundation Senior home repair program $2,500
Madison Middle School Rocket kids $1,000
Milford Township Park benches $1,150
National Inventors Hall of Fame STEM Camp for Talawanda School District $1,000
PARACHUTE: Butler County CASA Volunteer training $1,700
Power To The People Financial assistance to residents $1,000
Preble County Historical Society Outdoor education and event center $930
Safe Haven Farms Therapy programs $2,500
Seven Mile Fire Association Rescue truck supplies $500
Southwest Ohio Family Farm Safety Children safety publications and masks $500
St. Clair Township Fire Department Rechargeable tower light $500
Talawanda High School Virtual Ag Day take home kits $800
The Knolls of Oxford Smart tablets $918
Trenton Fire Department Fire equipment $500
Twin Valley Elementary Summer take-home reading kits $652
Twin Valley South Special Education Department Chromebook $1,596
Wayne Township Fire Department High visibility parkas for EMS personnel $500
West Elkton Gratis Township Fire Department Fire equipment $500
Wild Hearts African Farm STEM education lab $1,000
William Henry Harrison High School Hope Squad suicide prevention program $1,000