Horseshoe Foundation Awards Grants

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Develop New Albany is among the organizations recently awarded funding Develop New Albany is among the organizations recently awarded funding

The Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County has awarded $350,000 in grants to community organizations.  Thirty-two organizations received funds during the foundation's recent awards ceremony.  Since its founding in 1999, the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County has awarded $46.5 million. 

Organizations receiving funding: 

  • St. Anthony School: improve and expand connectivity for computer usage- $1,000
  • Central Christian Church: provide holiday bags to children at S Ellen Jones School - $2,000
  • Louisville Children's Film Festival: screen films from the Louisville Children's Film Festival in February 2020 at the Ogle Center and to offer Festival programming at public schools in Floyd County - $2,840
  • Hazelwood Middle School: support School Wide Positive Behavior Program - $5,000
  • Ivy Tech Community College: support the Ivy Tech Illuminate Series, an art and cultural program - $5,000
  • Miles for Merry Miracles: improve and expand a youth led project that helps low income families year round; to teach about food, nutrition, gardening and philanthropy - $5,000
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School: update the internet hardware for enhanced speed and reliability of internet service - $5,000
  • St. Vincent de Paul of OLPH: for emergency assistance to families in Floyd County for rent and utilities in order to prevent evictions - $5,000
  • Camp Quality Kentuckiana: help with the cost of summer camp for Floyd Co. children with cancer - $8,000
  • Serenity house Inc.: operational expenses to include educational literature, and replacement for aged HVAC equipment - $8,649
  • Develop New Albany: expand community-centered environment for entertainment, food, & activities at New Albany Farmer’s market - $10,000
  • Floyd County Government: explore and celebrate local history and promote the arts through the Buffalo Art and History Trail & Bicentennial Art Garden projects - $10,000
  • Gilda's Club Kentuckiana: expand capacity and increase access, offering support groups in southern Indiana - $10,000
  • Louisville Fund for the Visual Arts: support exhibits, lectures, and a trolley hop with the The Southern Indiana Photo Biennial - $10,000
  • Louisville Orchestra: present two family concerts, "Peter and the Wolf," with the Squallis Puppeteers at the Ogle Center at IUS - $10,000
  • New Directions Housing Corporation:  fund Repair Affair and free home repairs for low-income elderly and disabled homeowners - $10,000
  • StageOne Family Theatre: provide students in the schools with a robust offering of educational theatre arts programming, including customized In-School Residencies that help teachers reach curriculum goals - $10,000
  • TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana: create a second performance space to help arts groups connect with audiences, provide opportunities for local artists - $10,000
  • Georgetown Township Fire Protection District: purchase 8 Defibtech Lifeline AED's to be placed in the responding vehicles and replace outdated equipment - $11,448
  • Graceland Baptist Church - Miles of Smiles Mobile Dental Clinic: capital start up cost for the Miles of Smiles mobile dental clinic - $12,000
  • Fund for the Arts: fund the 5x5 program in NAFCS elementary schools to provide their students with at least five curriculum-based arts experiences - $12,500
  • Our Place Drug and Alcohol Education Services, Inc.: support Afterschool ROCKS, an evidence based afterschool program for 4th grade students to prevent early initiation of substance abuse, bullying and violence - $12,711
  • American Red Cross- Ky. and So. IN Region: support the purchase of cutting-edge blood scales and the software and training - $15,000
  • Dare to Care Food Bank: cover cost of purchasing fresh produce and non-perishable foods & transportation expenses - $15,000
  • Hispanic Connection Of Southern Indiana: support consultants/teachers conducting the ESL, Computer and Spanish classes - $15,950
  • Louisville Urban League: provide HUD-certified financial skill building and empowerment counseling and group education in consumer credit, homeownership preparation and rental readiness training linked to career counseling - $16,080
  • YMCA of Southern Indiana: provide weeklong residential camperships to 25 low income 3rd-5th grade students at YMCA Camp Piomingo - $17,000
  • Actors Theatre of Louisville: provide playwriting residencies to New Albany and Floyd Central high school students, teaching critical academic and life skills through participation in the New Voices Young Playwrights Contest - $17,192
  • Center for Lay Ministries: support a minimum of six Floyd County residents to receive recovery, treatment and housing services while residing at Bliss House - $17,630
  • Centerstone: ensure Floyd County students with a mental health diagnosis and without health insurance receive the treatment they need to recover - $20,000
  • Family & Child's Place: support expansion of prevention and intervention services to meet needs resulting from increases in child abuse and neglect - $20,000
  • New Albany Floyd County Education Foundation: fund $500 Great Classroom Projects in New Albany Floyd County classrooms - $20,000

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