Community foundation supports nine projects with grants


The Greater Oxford Community Foundation awarded more than $55,000 in grants to nine separate projects, according to a press release.

The foundation gives grants three times per year. The most recent grants were given in December. 

The programs and projects which received funds were Backpack Program of the Friends of Neighbors in Need ($5,000); MEDLIFE Miami Meal Pack of Pack Away Hunger ($5,000); ADA Playground Project of the City of Oxford ($15,000); Building Game Changers Indian Ridge of the First Tee of Greater Cincinnati ($4,000); Camp Invention of the National Inventors Hall of Fame ($3,000); Preservation Support of the Three Valley Conservation Trust ($17,134); and Finch Robots & Blinky Robots Projects ($1,765.60); Tools for Cardboard Construction ($450) and the Washington DC Trip ($4,500), all projects of Talawanda Middle School. 

“We are happy to support so many varied projects this grant cycle, this reflects our community’s creativity and compassion,” said Betsy Hope, executive director at the foundation. 

The foundation supports projects in Hanover, Milford, Oxford and Reily townships, as well as in Oxford.