TOLEDO, OH, April 15, 2022 – The Oswald Supporting Organization of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $161,317 to eight nonprofit organizations:
Connecting Kids to Meals – a grant of $25,000 was awarded to support the afterschool and summer meal program.
Gracehaven, Inc. – a grant of $20,000 was awarded to support case management services for youth and their families who have been victimized by human trafficking.
Lucas Housing Services –a grant of $20,000 was awarded to support the Bridges to Independence program that provides housing and support services for youth who have aged out of the foster care system or may have had contact with the Lucas County Juvenile Court.
Ohio Foreign Language Association –a grant of $12,500 was awarded to support the 2022 Foreign Language Summer Camp program.
The Ability Center of Greater Toledo – a grant of $20,000 was awarded to support the Disability Representation, Education and Awareness in Media (DREAM) project that promotes acceptance and inclusion of individuals with disabilities.
The Cocoon – a grant of $20,000 was awarded to support trauma-informed services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Toledo Alliance for Performing Arts – a grant of $15,000 was awarded to support the Community Music Lessons program.
TutorSmart – a grant of $28,817 was awarded to support academic tutoring services for students whose families are experiencing homelessness and are residing at the Family House emergency shelter.
The Oswald Supporting Organization was created by the late Joan and Chuck Oswald in 2000 to support projects in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan that enable families to develop skills to nurture each other and to promote the advancement, self-sufficiency and intellectual, social, emotional and cultural growth of woman and children.