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Youth Philanthropy Committee Awards 2018 Grants

Posted on: May 25, 2018

Youth Philanthropy Committee grants $40,000 to local nonprofits

In May, the Youth Philanthropy Committee (YPC) of the Hamilton Community Foundation awarded $40,000 in grant checks to 14 different nonprofit organizations that will have a significant positive impact on our community. YPC is the youth grant making arm of the Hamilton Community Foundation. Twenty high school students from Hamilton, Badin, Ross and New Miami School districts are active with YPC.

 Committee members evaluate grant applications based upon nine separate factors, including the program’s goals and objectives, community support, sustainability and the program’s ability to address an important community need for area youth.

The following non-profit organizations were awarded in 2018

Butler County Educational Service Center Kindergarten Readiness Camp $1,000.00
Booker T. Washing Community Center BTW Youth Advisory Board $3,200.00
Boys and Girls Club of Hamilton, Inc. Science Club $1,797.55
Caring Closet Coats for kids 9th-12th grade $5,000.00
Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Support for Economically disadvantaged girls scouts $2,500.00
Hamilton Christian Center Soles for Souls $5,000.00
Hamilton High School Sensational Garden of Accessability $1,000.00
Hamilton Living Water Ministry Summer Camp $1,075.00
JEE Foods JEE Foods $5,000.00
PARACHUTE: Butler County CASA Be a Child's Voice $4,200.00
Ross Township Police Department Get Hooked on Fishing - Not Drugs $4,000.00
SELF Neighbors who care: Home Repair $2,500.00
The Center for Family Solutions School-based Support groups $2,060.00
YWCA Hamilton Girls Grow Healthy $1,668.00

Grants from the Youth Philanthropy Committee of the Hamilton Community Foundation are made possible by generous donors who want to support youth-serving organizations in Hamilton.  Click here to learn more about YPC.