Nick McWilliams reporting – Nearly 40 local non-profits are set to receive almost $665,000 in grants from the Tuscarawas County Community Foundation.

The grants come from the Max and Erma Miller Donor Advised Fund, general fund of the foundation, the Dr. Leslie Harrold Charitable Endowment Fund, the Dennison Community Fund, and the AAA Tuscarawas County Donor Advised Fund.

The Max and Erma Miller Fund gave out $245,000, highlighted by $55,000 to the RTY Park Place Teen Center, $35,000 to the United Way of Tuscarawas County, and $25,000 to Dress-A-Child, Trumpet in the Land, and the Grace Lutheran Church of Dover.

The Dr. Leslie Harrold Fund gave $229,000 to Community Hospice and $119,793 to the Salvation Army, and a total of $185,000 to eight local school districts.

Foundation grants came in just under $100,000, with top dollar amounts going to the United Way of Tuscarawas County for $17,500 for the Ohio Imagination/Dolly Parton Library project. The Tuscora Park Foundation was awarded $10,000 for new picklebar courts, with Dover City Schools set to upgrade electrical and signs at Crater Stadium.

A full list of grant recipients can be found below.

More information about the foundation can be found at www.tuscfoundation.com.

Dr. Leslie Harrold Charitable Endowment Fund

Community Hospice – $229,032.63

Eight local school districts – $185,000

Salvation Army – $119,793.09

Max T. and Erma Miller Donor-Advised Fund

Trumpet in the Land, $25,000

Rainbow Connection, $10,000

Dress-A-Child, $25,000

Community Hospice, $10,000

New Philadelphia High School Quaker Foundation, $10,000

RTY Park Place Teen Center, $55,000

Buckeye Career Center Foundation, $10,000

Tuscarawas County Council for Church and Community, $10,000

Grace Lutheran Church of Dover, $25,000

Stark and Muskingum Lakes Chapters of the American Red Cross, $15,000

United Way of Tuscarawas County, $35,000

Salvation Army, $5,000

Tuscarawas County Historical Society, $10,000

Foundation grants

Dover Soccer Association, $7,708.21 for a storage barn

Village of Dennison, $4,800 for emergency storm damage repairs

Trumpet in the Land, $10,000 for emergency lighting tower repairs

Kent State University Tuscarawas, $10,000 for the Multi-County Advanced Manufacturing Corridor project

United Way of Tuscarawas County, $17,500 for the Ohio Imagination/Dolly Parton Library project

Tuscora Park Foundation, $10,000 for new pickleball courts

Dover City Schools, $10,000 for electrical and signage upgrades at Crater Stadium

Dennison Railroad Depot Museum, $5,000 for new Polar Express decorations

Tuscarawas County YMCA, $4,975 for parking lot re-sealing

Camp Tuscazoar Foundation, $10,000 for a roof replacement project

Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition, $1,000 for purchase of books for the “One Book, One Community” project

Little Theater of Tuscarawas County, $8,221 for an LED lighting system

AAA Tuscarawas County Donor Advised Fund

Kent State University Tuscarawas, $10,000 for a Paramedic to Associate Degree in Nursing program

Tuscarawas Philharmonic, $15,000 for organizational support

Dennison Community Fund

The Twin City Youth Baseball/PHAC Park was provided with a $2,350 grant;

Trinity Hospital Twin City Medical Center received a grant for $2,350

Dennison Railroad Depot Museum was awarded $4,700

Copyright WTUZ Radio Inc., 2022