The Scioto Foundation has announced grant awards totaling $106,600 for the fourth quarter of 2019. The grants went to eight local nonprofit organizations for projects in areas of community development, education, natural resources conservation, healthcare and arts/culture, according to Ginnie Moore, SF Coordinator, Grants and Scholarships.
The City of Portsmouth received a $12,000 grant for the “Front Street Multi-use Path Project” from the Edmund J. Kricker Advisory Funds.
Friends of Portsmouth’s grant request for a community ice skating rink was approved in the amount of $7,500 from the Edmund J. Kricker Advisory Fund.
Miami University’s “Summer Scholars Program” was awarded $14,500 from the Bess & Marie Pixley Fund.
The Scioto Soil & Water Conservation District received $3,500 for its “2020 CSI Science Camp” from unrestricted funds.
Shawnee State University’s project, “Tree Trails for Education, Health, Recreation and Tourism” was awarded $10,100 from the Bess & Marie Pixley Fund.
Simon Kenton Council of the Boy Scouts of America was given $2,500 for “Stem Programming in Scioto County” from the William A. Head Fund and unrestricted funds.
Southern Ohio Medical Center received $6,500 from the Edmund J. Kricker Advisory Fund for its “iDon’t, iWon’t: Smoking Cessation” program.
The Southern Ohio Museum was awarded $50,000 for “2020 Exhibitions and Education Programming” from the James & Tabitha Pugh Fund.
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