Grants Awarded from the Community Fund

2017

Jeff-Craig Fire & Rescue

$4,886 for Search and Rescue Trainings and to purchase 10 radios and chargers.

Jefferson-Craig Elementary School Riverbotics

$2,000 to purchase new parts need to build a robot for the 2017-2018 school year challenge.

Heart House, Inc.

$1,000 to replace door hardware at the Heart House for a safer facility.

Southeastern Indiana Independent Living Center

$4,311 to purchase software that will save time and ensure appropriate follow-up procedures.

Switzerland County After Prom

$2,000 to help fund the 2017 After Prom.

Switzerland Baptist Church

$490 to send their pastor to training to receive certification in marriage counseling.

Switzerland County Elementary School

$2,000 for their Robotics team to add equipment, expand the program and host a competition.

Switzerland County FFA

$1,680 to cover 14 registrations fo the National FFA Conference.

Switzerland County Extension Office

$1,950 to be used for several different youth programs such as Ag Day & Nutrition in the Classroom.

Switzerland County High School

$1,295 to subscribe to GMetrix, which provides prepartion software for Microsoft certifcation testing.

Switzerland County High School Library

$384 to purchase updated professional reading materials for the faculty.

Switzerland County Historical Society

$7,500 to match a potential state grant to convert the museum's garage to a conservation room.

Switzerland County Park Board

$50 for a board member to attend the Fall Festival Conference.

Switzerland County Probation Department

$2,000 to purchase body armor and accessories for home visits.

Switzerland County Salvation Army

$8,000 to be used for emergency assistance in 2017.

Switzerland County School Corporation

$10,723 to help cover costs of materials for the socialization component of the new pre-school program.

Switzerland County School Corporation

$5,587 to purchase safety wall padding for the Lynx Wresting Club's practice room.

Switzerland County Sheriff's Office

$12,660 to purchase body armor/vests for each deputy sheriff.

Switzerland Count YMCA

$7,000 to repair the roof while they work on a long-range plan for replacing the roof.

Switzerland County YMCA

$3,000 to fund "2017 We Deliver" that provides food for eight weekends to approximately 100 children.

TAC Manna Project

$2,000 to help provide food for the monthly Switzerland County Food Pantry distribution.

Youth Pacers Athletic Corporation

$7,360 to help covers costs associated with the Little League Football as they restructure.

2016

Community Mental Health Center

$5,000 to train staff for a new addiction treatment service in Switzerland County.

Dearborn County Hospital

$8,809 to purchase First Response medical equipment and equipment for the training rooms.

Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry, Inc.

$1,500 to support the Switzerland County program where hunters and farmers donate large game and livestock to a participating butcher to be processed and donated to the local food pantry.

LifeTime Resources Inc.

$7,000 to purchase a new Catch-A-Ride vehicle for Switzerland County.

Swiss Wine Festival

$5,000 to creat a booklet featuring the history of the Wine Festival.

Switzerland County After Prom

$5,000 for the 2016 After Prom to help with prizes, food and entertainment.

Switzerland County Emergency Response

$2,700 to install On Spot tire chains on the new county-owned ambulance.

Switzerland County High School

$3,632 to purchase RealCare babies for students in the Child Development classes.

Switzerland County Soccer Association

$4,300 to purchase three sets of goals in order to be compliant with the United States Soccer Federation.

Switzerland County YMCA

$3,800 to purchase two pieces of fitness equipment.

Youth Pacer Athletic Corp.

$4,300 to purchase insurance and equipment for the youth football program.

2015

Community Mental Health Center

$2,400 for a Creative Theater project this summer for children ages 7-15.

Lifetime Resources

$7,000 for a local match to purchase a Catch-A-Ride vehicle for Switzerland County.

Purdue University- Switzerland County Extension

$2,150 for programming, including the 10th Grade Leadership progam, the Mini 4-H program, Ag Day, Nutrition in the Classroom program, etc.

Salvation Army

$8,000 for their Emergency Assistance Program. 

Southeastern Career Center

$2,178 to purchase styling chairs & simulators for their cosmetology program.

Switzerland County After Prom

$3,000 to help with prizes, food & entertainment.

Switzerland County Economic Development Corporation/EcO15

$12,000 to hire a "Getting Positioned for Success" adult education coach.

Switzerland County Food Pantry

$1,800 to purchase three chest freezers.

Switzerland County Health Department

$2,100 to purchase sharps containers and pay for a monthly service to safely dispose of the sharps.

Switzerland County High School

$2,400 for a field trip to the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company.

Switzerland County Homemakers/Switzerland County Fair Board

$3,000 for a pilot "WE DELIVER" nutritious weekend food program.

Switzerland County Nurse Managed Clinic

$5,000 to assist uninsured and under-insured residents, as well as purchase an Autoclave to sterlize medical equipment.

Switzerland County School Corporation

$5,300 to bring the "Rachel's Challenge, Start a Chain Reaction" program to Switzerland County.

2014

Angel Tree

$3,000 to help fund the 2014 Christmas Angel Tree program.

Boy Scout Troop 700

$1,242 to help purchase four camping tents.

Community Mental Health

$4,950 to enable eleven children with serious emotional disturbances to participate in an equine program.

Jefferson County Youth Shelter

$2,000 for a program that teaches Switzerland County's 5th & 6th graders about the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and marijuana. 

Quercus Grove UMC Food Pantry

$5,000 to help purchase food for the monthly food distributions.

Switzerland County Elementary School

$2,000 for Family Fun Night.

Switzerland County EMS

$5,000 to purchase mass casualty incident supplies.

Switzerland County Nurse Managed Clinic

$3,000 for their Uninsured, Under-Insured and Indigent Resident's Assistance Program.

Switzerland County Public Library

$1,135 for workshops, trainings and other events during Emergency Preparedness Month in September.

Switzerland County Salvation Army

$3,000 to help with the emergency assistance program.

Switzerland County School Corporation

$2,500 matching grant to purchase goal posts for the practice field.