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Toledo Community Foundation

TCF Awards Grants Totaling $193,425 to 14 Nonprofit Organizations from the Andersons Fund Supporting Organization

Published on 07/03/2019 3:10 pm by Joanne M Olnhausen

TOLEDO, OHIO, July 3, 2019 – The Board of Trustees of the Andersons Fund Supporting Organization of the Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. recently awarded grants totaling $193,425 to 14 area nonprofit organizations.

Grants from the Andersons Fund Supporting Organization are considered once a year, and are awarded only to nonprofit, charitable organizations. Grants support organizations with programs in the areas of education, social services, physical and mental health, neighborhood and urban affairs, natural resources, and the arts. Priority consideration is given to requests related to capital projects. The deadline for receipt of proposals is April 15th.

Grants were awarded to:
Ability Center of Greater Toledo – was awarded $10,000 to support the construction of a new dog training center for the Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence program.

Cal Ripken, Sr., Foundation – was awarded $50,000 to support the construction of a new multipurpose playing field at Danny Thomas Park in south Toledo.

Catholic Club – was awarded $25,000 to replace the boiler.

Erie Shores Council, Boy Scouts of America – was awarded $6,000 to replace the “Lower Bridge” at Camp Miakonda.

Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission – was awarded $5,000 to install display cases and interpretive panels at the Visitor’s Center.

Friends of Lucas County Children Services – was awarded $15,000 to install new playground equipment at the outdoor visitation center.

Habitat for Humanity – Maumee Valley – was awarded $10,000 to purchase a cargo van.

Imagination Station – was awarded $25,000 to support the KeyBank Discovery Theater capital campaign.

Lake Erie Marshes Association dba Friends of the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge – was awarded $3,500 to install an accessible walkway and fishing platform.

Sauder Village – was awarded $10,000 to support the streetscaping project for the “1920s Main Street” exhibit.

Toledo Botanical Garden dba Toledo GROWs – was awarded $8,925 to repair the roof of the Robert J. Anderson Urban Agriculture Center and replace the walk-in cooler.

Toledo Community Service Center dba Family House – was awarded $10,000 to purchase a passenger van.

Toledo Cultural Arts Center at the Valentine Theatre – was awarded $5,000 to purchase assistive listening devices.

Unison Behavioral Health Group – was awarded $10,000 to support renovations at the Jefferson Avenue Recovery House.

Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. is a public charitable organization created by citizens of our community to enrich the quality of life for individuals and families in our area. In existence since 1973, the Foundation has more than 860 funds with assets of approximately $300 million. The Foundation provides philanthropic services for individuals, families, businesses and corporations to meet their charitable giving needs. For more information about Toledo Community Foundation, visit www.toledocf.org or follow us on Facebook.

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