Community Connection Grant Recipients

The Butler Rural Community Connection Board of Trustees will meet next on March 14, 2017 to select spring grant winners. Spring grant applications are due February 28, 2017.

The Butler Rural Community Connection Board of Trustees met on September 20, 2016 and awarded $35,444 in grants to the following organizations and groups.

Community Connection Winners from September 20, 2016:
American Heritage GirlsWreaths to remember veterans$450
Animal Friends Humane SocietyMedical needs$750
Big Brother Big Sisters of Butler CountyAfter school program$1,500
Butler County Agricultural SocietyAED & wall mount$1,000
Camden Primary Elementary SchoolELMO projector$650
Camden Primary SchoolsELMO projector$650
Camden Primary Schools- Preble Shawnee SchoolsSpecialized seating for students in need$328
Camden-Somers Township Fire & EMSGas detectors$1,005
Farm Safety 4 Just Kids, Southwest Ohio ChapterFarm safety material$400
Gratis EMSCPR classes & equipment for public$800
Hamilton Fairfield Symphony OrchestraCopier & uniforms for performances$500
Hanover TownshipTablet$900
Hanover TownshipCommunity Park message boards$500
Madison Elementary SchoolTutoring program at Learning Enrichment Center$1,650
Madison Jr./Sr. High SchoolRocket building supply and software$500
Marshall Elementary SchoolField trip to Cinncinnati Ballet & The Children's Theater$811
Miamitown Elementary SchoolField trip The Children's Theater$900
One Way Farm of FairfieldAnimal therapy$500
Open Hands Food PantryThanksgiving & Christmas meals$700
Oxford Community Choice PantryThanksgiving & Christmas meals$2,500
Preble ShawneeReading Excellence program$300
Preble Shawnee General Music ProgramTeaching African music using Tubano drums$575
Preble Shawnee High SchoolMath magazines$209
Preble Shawnee Jr./Sr. High SchoolPBIS program$750
Preble Shawnee Local School DistrictHP Stream notebooks for students with IEP's$586
Preble Shawnee Local School DistrictHP laptops for classroom interaction$586
Preble Shawnee Local SchoolsHP Stream laptops for student research$586
Preble Shawnee Local SchoolsFountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System$858
Preble Shawnee Local SchoolsScholastic "SCOPE" Magazine$153
Preble Shawnee Local SchoolsGraphing calculator & accessories$400
Preble Shawnee Local SchoolsWorld Drum package$500
Preble Shawnee Local SchoolsTablet for recording music$350
Preble Shawnee Local SchoolsHP Stream laptops for student research$586
Preble Shawnee/Camden PrimaryELMO projector$503
Ross Local Schools Choral OrganizationShow Choir fees$1,000
St. Clair Township Fire DepartmentRescuer life jackets$550
TalawandaSupplies for mural$750
Talawanda English as a Second Language (ESL)Flags to represent diversity of countries$200
Talawanda High SchoolGrad programs$1,000
Talawanda High School PRIDE Day ProgramPRIDE Day lunch$438
Talawanda Middle SchoolField trip funds for Science Discoveries$1,020
Talawanda Middle SchoolCooking supplies$600
Talawanda School DistrictSupplies for Creative Learning Space$800
Talawanda School DistrictTransportation to Space Camp$500
Talawanda School District-Employability ClassUniform shirts$600
Talawanda/Butler Tech FFATalawanda Little Aggies$750
Union County College Corner Joint School DistrictTutor U Tutoring program$750
Wayne Township Fire DepartmentPagers & batteries for portable radios$1,500
West Elkton IntermediateSpeaker for Musical Motivation $250
Whitewater Valley ElementarySocial Studies books: Ohio in the United States$800