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Division of Forestry Provides Grants to Ohio Fire Departments

8 Nov , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry recently provided more than $100,000 in fire and EMS equipment to dozens of rural fire departments throughout Ohio. “The state is proud to partner with rural fire departments to help ensure that they have the tools they need to carry out their first responder duties and protect the public,” said Governor Mike DeWine. “Equipment was provided to more than 60 departments for free.” Read More

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Richland Public Health Receives Drug Free Communities Grant

1 Nov , 2019  

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has announced 150 new grants for its Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program. Richland Public Health will receive $125,000 per year, up to 10 years, in DFC grant funds. The DFC Program provides grants to community coalitions to strengthen the infrastructure among local partners to create and sustain a reduction in local youth substance use. Recognizing that local problems need local solutions, DFC-funded coalitions engage multiple sectors of the community and employ a variety of environmental strategies to address local substance use problems. Read More

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BWC Approves $6.6 Million for School Safety, Security; Local Schools Benefit

14 Oct , 2019  

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has approved $6.6 million in grants since July 1 to improve school safety and security across Ohio. Six of those grants have gone to five Richland County schools. Read More

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Bellville Cemetery Receives Funding Assistance

11 Oct , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing is awarding $75,357 to 65 cemeteries in 34 counties throughout Ohio through a new Cemetery Grant Fund. The fund defrays the costs of exceptional cemetery maintenance or training cemetery personnel in the maintenance and operation of a cemetery. In March 2017, Representative Dick Stein (R-Norwalk) introduced House Bill 168, including the Cemetery Grant Fund, which passed into law and became effective October 29, 2018. Read More

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Justice Department Awards $17 Million In Grants; Mansfield, Area To Benefit

3 Oct , 2019  

The Justice Department recently announced more than $17 million worth of grants to agencies in Northern Ohio that will pay for the citywide expansion of the Cleveland Division of Police’s domestic violence high risk team, improve DNA testing capabilities in Richland County and other areas, expand drug courts in several cities, allow the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office to build a database to track violent crime trends, provide transitional housing in Ottawa County and Canton for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, and numerous other programs. Read More

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Foundation Approves Over $300,000 In Grants This Month

15 Aug , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $304,278 in grants to area nonprofit organizations during its August meeting. The board reviewed the $52,561 education grants for the upcoming school year to local teachers for their creative or supplemental programs not covered by school funding. The grants were given to K-12 teachers in public and private Richland County schools to encourage them to develop new programs, projects, or events for their classrooms. Read More

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Foundation Approves $2.1 Million In Grants For Richland County Organizations

12 Jun , 2019  

Continuing their investment in the Richland County community and the organizations that make the county a great place to live, work, and play, the Richland County Foundation Board approved a total of $2,141,608 in grants at its June meeting. Read More

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Ohio State Mansfield Receives Grant To Launch $2 Million Food Project

14 May , 2019  

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) awarded a matching grant to The Ohio State University at Mansfield to launch a $2 million dollar urban sustainable food system project that will increase access to fruits, vegetables and other specialty crops while supporting the local economy. The project was developed and is being managed by Associate Professor of Environmental History Kip Curtis. Read More

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Local Juvenile Court To Receive Technology Grant

18 Apr , 2019  

Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor announced on Wednesday that 47 local court projects are receiving more than $2.9 million in this year’s technology grant funding through the Ohio Supreme Court. This includes a grant going to the Juvenile Division of the Richland County Court of Common Pleas. Read More

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Foundation Approves Almost $450,000 in Grants

14 Apr , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $449,876 in grants during its April board meeting The Richland County Humane Society was awarded a grant to help with a plan to reorganize for sustainability of the organization. That plan includes a newly created position for a managing director to provide leadership in operations, including budgeting and fundraising activities. Read More

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Area Youth Benefitted By Richland County Foundation Summertime Program Grants

12 Apr , 2019  

As in previous years, this year the Richland County Foundation is supporting summertime programs focused on children. The Summertime Kids Committee Co-Chaired by Foundation Board of Trustee members Julie McCready and Jotika Shetty along with members from the community recently awarded $53,321 in Summertime Kid grants. Read More

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Kids. Summer. Grants For Programs.

19 Jan , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations for its Summertime Kids (STK) grant program. The program grants are for nonprofit agencies to provide safe, fun-filled activities for Richland County children during the summer months. Grant amounts range from $300 - $2,500. Last year, a committee that included Foundation Board of Trustee and community members awarded over $63,000 in STK grants. Read More

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Grant To Support Tech Awareness To Transform Lives Of Disabled Richland Countians

9 Jan , 2019  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities has received a $20,000 grant from the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council and The Ohio State University Nisonger Center. The grant is one of 13 awarded since last September to support initiatives that expand remote support or remote monitoring availability in Ohio. Read More

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Village Of Lexington Receives NatureWorks Grant

26 Oct , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has approved more than $4.4 million in project funding through the NatureWorks grant program, which will be used to improve outdoor recreational opportunities for Ohioans across the state. Included in that funding is a grant for the Village of Lexington. Read More

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