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Toledo Community Foundation

Katherine R. Smith Funds for Youth Award Grants Totaling $39,700

Published on 03/13/2018 by Joanne Olnhausen

Toledo, Ohio, March 13, 2018 - The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. and the Waterville Community Foundation recently approved grants totaling $39,700 from the Katherine R. Smith Funds for Youth to support programs in northwest Ohio that enhance the lives of young people under the age of 18. Grants were awarded to eight area nonprofit organizations.

• Autism Model School – a $4,200 grant was awarded to support the Shooting Stars summer program.

• AWAKE – a $5,500 grant was awarded to support drug and alcohol prevention programming in the Anthony Wayne School District.

• Camp Courageous & The Arc of Northwest Ohio – a $5,000 grant was awarded to support summer day camp activities for youth with developmental disabilities.

• Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center – a $4,200 grant was awarded to support the Children’s Advocacy Center.

• First Presbyterian Church – a $7,300 grant was awarded to expand and evaluate an emotional literacy program for youth in the Anthony Wayne School District.

• The Ridge Project, Inc. – a $4,200 grant was awarded to support a program that serves juvenile offenders at the Lucas County Youth Treatment Center.

• Sunshine Residential and Support Services – a $2,800 grant was awarded to support the equine program.

• Waterville Rotary Foundation – a $6,500 grant was awarded to support Anthony Wayne High School Interact Club activities.

The Katherine R. Smith Funds for Youth provide support for programming that enhances the lives of young people up to age 18, with an emphasis on serving children with developmental disabilities or those who have been abused. Any organization with services benefiting youth residing in Lucas or Wood Counties are encouraged to apply, with preference given to those that serve residents of Waterville and the Anthony Wayne Local School District. The annual deadline for proposals is January 31. You can view the guidelines for this funding opportunity under Upcoming Funding Opportunities here: http://www.toledocf.org/main/grants-module/

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