TOLEDO, OHIO, July 9, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of the Andersons Fund Supporting Organization of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $207,177 to 13 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.
Organizations receiving grants include:
• Bethany House – $4,177 to support the construction of a secure storage room at their facility.
• Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo – $35,000 to construct a 5,000 square foot youth center and golf facility in collaboration with First Tee.
• Girl Scouts of Western Ohio – $10,000 to construct a new yurt campsite at Camp Libbey.
• Greater Toledo Community Foundation – $25,000 to support costs to construct a solar array which when completed will generate funding to support neighborhood projects.
• Lott Industries, Inc. – $23,000 to replace an HVAC unit.
• MemoryLane Care Services – $15,000 to upgrade furnishings in their dementia care center.
• Mosaic Ministries of South Toledo – $10,000 to install a commercial kitchen at the organization’s community center facility.
• Perrysburg Heights Community Association – $25,000 to support an addition to the center.
• Rescue Mental Health & Addiction Services – $5,000 to replace beds and nightstands in the psychiatric crisis stabilization unit.
• Toledo Museum of Art – $15,000 to replace HVAC units at the Conference Center.
• Toledo Repertoire Theatre – $10,000 to resurface and address drainage issues at the 10th Street location parking lot.
• Toledo Zoo – $20,000 to resurface the floor of the Aquarium.
• Water for Ishmael – $10,000 to resurface the parking lot at the organization’s new facility.
Greater Toledo Community Foundation 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 900 funds with assets of approximately $329 million. The Foundation provides philanthropic services for individuals, families, businesses and corporations to meet their charitable giving needs. For more information about Greater Toledo Community Foundation, visit www.toledocf.org or follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.