The Delaware County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution Thursday, awarding a total of $150,585 in Community Enhancement Grant funds this year. This is an annually available pool of money from the county’s general fund.
The projects applied for must benefit the community and cannot be used for ongoing operations. The amount of money available each year is determined during the county’s budget hearings.
Listed below are the organizations that presented their requests to the commissioners during two work sessions on April 17. The second column lists the amount requested, followed by the amount awarded in the last column.
Organization Amount Requested Amount Awarded
Central Ohio Symphony $5,000 $5,000
Delaware County Cultural Arts Center $15,000 $15,000
Delaware County Fairgrounds $6,000 $6,000
Delaware County Historical Society $40,886 $29,566.67
Delaware Speech & Hearing $13,390 $9,460
Delaware County EMA $4,200 $4,200
Hartford Croton Fair $15,600 $10,133.33
Lettuce Work Foundation Inc. $5,000 $3,333.33
Main Street Delaware Inc. $20,000 $13,333.33
People in Need $11,100 $11,100
Recreation Unlimited $11,125 $11,125
The Strand Theatre $10,000 $10,000
Stratford Ecological Center $9,000 $7,666.67
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1095 $15,000 $5,833.33
Women’s City Club $13,500 $8,333.33
For information about Delaware County, go to http://co.delaware.oh.us/.