Giving Back to Our Community...
From July 2019 through June 2020, discretionary grants totaling $4,800 were awarded by the The Vandalia-Butler Foundation Board of Trustees for the benefit of our community.
$1,000 - Care4Kids - First Light Church
Funding to support the Care4Kids weekend family food delivery program serving up to 40 families in Vandalia and Butler Township.
$2,300 - Vandalia-Butler Food Pantry
Funding to replenish vital supplies for families and individuals in Butler Township and Vandalia.
$1,000 - Friends of Aullwood, Inc.
Funding to support the Outdoor Accessible Classroom at Aullwood Farm.
$500 - VBHS Alumni Association Fund
Funding to support the display honoring the 2020 Butler High School graduating class.
In 2016, the Vandalia-Butler Foundation awarded $1,000 in grant funding to the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery in support of the “Dayton Regional Science Festival.”
Sightless Children Club
In 2016, the Vandalia-Butler Foundation awarded $250 in grant funding to the Sightless Children Club, Inc. for the Racing for a Vision 5K event. As a result of the grant funding, each blind and visually impaired child and/or adult who entered the race was given an award for their special efforts. The Racing for a Vision 5K was held to promote community awareness of the Sightless Children Club.
Butler High School After Prom Event
In 2016, the Vandalia-Butler Foundation awarded $500 to the Butler High School After Prom Event.
Vandalia Farmers Market
In 2015 and 2016, the Vandalia-Butler Foundation supported the Vandalia Farmers Market with grant awards.
Vandalia Senior Center Art Program
In 2015, the Vandalia-Butler Foundation awarded over $600 in grant funding to the City of Vandalia for the Senior Center Art Program. The grant was used to fund four, 2-hour art classes taught by experienced artists for participants at the Senior Center.
Vandalia Community Farmers Market
In 2014, the Vandalia-Butler Foundation awarded $700 in grant funding to the Vandalia Community Farmers Market.
Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm's READS Program
In 2014, the Vandalia-Butler Foundation recently awarded $800 in grant funding to Helke Elementary School to provide transportation for 20 third graders who are participating in the Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm's READS (Resources of Earth and Agriculture Discovered and Shared) Program that encourages reading by involving students in hands-on science activities.
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