Grants Awarded in 2016-2017
West Bloomington Active Garden $4,000
Active Garden- to provide healthy and sustainable food and education opportunities in West Bloomington in conjunction with Boys and Girls Club.
Child Protection Network $1,850
Court Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASA)- to purchase gas cards for volunteers traveling a distance greater than 25 miles to advocate for foster children and lock boxes for kids aging out of the foster care system so they have a safe place to store their documents.
Clinton Elementary School $1,000
Read Across Clinton- to provide low income second through fifth graders with two to ten books during the summer.
100 Black Men of Central Illinois $950
Summer School Scholarships- to provide scholarships for elementary and secondary students who have an academic need for summer classes but cannot afford tuition.
Easterseals of Central Illinois $1,000
Timber Pointe Summer Camp- to provide scholarships for kids with disabilities so they can attend camp at Timber Pointe Outdoor Center.
Jack and Jill of America, Bloomington-Normal Chapter $200
Speaking Up for Success- to help children preschool through 12th grade improve their confidence through learning and perfecting public speaking skills.
Fostering Dignity $1,000
Backpacks- to purchase 200 backpacks for children in the foster care system as they transition from home to home.