Grants Awarded in 2015-2016

Bloomington High School Junior Varsity Basketball Team  $2,500
Healthy Snacks for Slam Dunks- to provide healthy snacks and meals for away games and a BMI unit to help track general health and wellness of team members.

Child Protection Network  $1,000
Court Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASA)
- to purchase gas cards for volunteers traveling a distance greater than 25 miles to advocate for foster children.

NAMI, Livingston McLean Counties  $1,558.50
End the Silence
- to train young adults to speak to youth about mental health in schools.

100 Black Men of Central Illinois $1,100
Summer School Scholarships
- to provide scholarships for elementary and secondary students who have an academic need for summer classes but cannot afford tuition.

Big Brother Big Sisters  $925
Mentoring Program
- to support matches between adult mentors and at-risk children in McLean, DeWitt and Livingston counties.

Miller Park Zoo  $1,000
A Zoo Education Experience
- to purchase backpacks and materials to loan to children to enhance their educational experience while at the zoo.

Regional Alternative School  $1,546.50
Community Resource Room
- to purchase basic necessities for the Community Resource Room serving the RAS community and others in McLean, Livingston, DeWitt and Logan counties. 

Western Avenue Community Center  $700
New Technology for Tutoring Program
- to buy Kindles and educational apps to help enhance the learning experience for students who attend Western Avenue's after school program.