Ball Brothers Foundation Details 'Rapid Grants'

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The Ball Brothers Foundation has unveiled its latest round "Rapid Grant" funding. Recipients include a youth beekeeping project and a literature in nature program.

The organization says the Rapid Grant program allows it to respond quickly to community needs. It has awarded nearly $80,000 in Rapid Grants to 20 organizations since February. The Ball Brothers Foundation has assets of more than $160 million and awards approximately 100 grants each year.

Rapid Grant Recipients Include:

Ball State University, Brownfield Cleanup, $5,000
Ball State University, Guardian Scholars Program Ambassador, $2,500
Ball State University, Motivate Our Minds’ Participation in Women Working in Technology Conference, $650
Ball State University, Indiana Public Radio Program Support, $5,000
Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, Fourth Grade Fieldtrips in Pursuit of State Pride, $5,000
Cancer Services of East Central Indiana, Facing Cancer Book, $750
City of Muncie, Neighborhood Investment Committee Marketing and Branding Project, $5,000
City of Muncie, ScoutMuncie Survey Phase II, $5,000
College Mentors for Kids, Ball State Mentoring, $5,000
Delaware Advancement Corporation, 2016/2017 FAFSA Workshops, $5,000
Historic Farmland USA, HVAC System, $2,500
Indiana Humanities, Next Indiana Campfires, $2,5000
?Motivate Our Minds, Beekeeping Project, $4,000
Muncie Arts and Culture Council, MACC Member Website and Outreach, $5,000
Muncie Arts and Culture Council, Muncie MusicFest, $5,000
Muncie Downtown Development Partnership, 2016 Muncie Three Trails Music Series, $5,000
Muncie Police Department, Respirator Masks, $5,000
Shafer Leadership Academy, Nonprofit Shared Services Research, $4,200
United Day Care Center, Audio/Visual Equipment for Classrooms, $5,000
Whitely Community Council, Neighborhood Revitalization, $1,500

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