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.