Reeves Foundation announces grants

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As the community emerged from the COVID pandemic, the Reeves Foundation continued to give back to the community it loved.

The Foundation awarded a near record total of $1,208,618.10 to 45 local organizations in 2021. The Reeves Foundation was founded 55 years ago by businessman Samuel J. Reeves, Jr. with funding in part from his two sisters, Helen and Jane, and wife Margaret.

This year’s grants bring the total awarded by the Foundation since inception to $39,629,761.78.

Grants awarded this year were to:

ARTSNCT INC, $3,793.61, Purchase/install electric outdoor sign

Historic Schoenbrunn Village, $30,000, install new interpretation

Tuscora Park Foundation, $45,000, reconstruct 3 basketball courts

Fairfield Township, $40,000, new truck

Union Township, $10,250, 2021 John Deere Gator and trailer

Mill Township, $27,408, 4 self contained breathing apparatus

Tuscarawas Arts Partnership, $3,000, Art on the Alley

Dover City Schools, $200,000, replace poles update lighting at Crater Stadium

Community Hospice of Tusc Cty, $25,000, used truck and snow plow

HARCATUS Tri-County C.A.O. Inc., $20,000, new box truck

Warren Twp Community Center, $21,212, replace 6 exterior doors and frames

Dover Baseball Leagues Inc, $2,323, batting cage nets and pads

Sandy Township, $30,000, new dump truck

Auburn Township, $16,505.89, Woods BW10.60 Flex-Wing mower

First United Methodist Church, $10,145.00, security cameras

Uhrichsville Moravian Church, $7,500, new boilers

Tusky Valley Trojan Booster Club, $60,000, weight room updates and equipment

Strasburg-Franklin Local Schools, $5,000, Project Lead the Way

New Philadelphia City Schools, $5,000, Project Lead the Way

Buckeye Career Center, $5,000, Project Lead the Way

First Moravian Church of Dover, $10,921.00, Schoenbrunn Village Garden Project

Dover Church of Christ, $3,000, Backpack Program

Mobile Meals of Dover-New Phila, $20,000, 10,000 Styro containers/10,000 discretionary

Gnadenhutten Public Library, $4,510.92, replace windows

Dress-a-Child for School, $5,000, clothing

Tuscarawas County YMCA, $91,550, replace roof over Wellnes Center

Dover Public Library, $14,700, replace lighting

Village of Strasburg, $50,000, playground equipment

RTY, Inc., $115,000, ferris wheel renovation

Newcomerstown Church of God, $2,600, restroom project

Dennison Fire Department, $29,736, 4 self-contained breathing apparatus

Indian Valley Foundation, $2,460, install new door and lettering

Newcomerstown Schools, $9,190, kiln and damp proof cabinet

Arrowhead Joint Fire District, $35,000, 2021 EOne Heavy Duty Rescue Engine

Alpine Hills Historical Museum, $5,000, remove/install 2 doors 3 windows

T-4-C/Tusc Cty Council for Church & Com, $55,000, general operating and emergency assist.

Dover Historical Society, $70,000, Reeves Museum 2022 operating expenses

Beneath the Shade, $7,657.90, mulit-purpose and exercise space

Rush Township Trustees, $4,829.67, office furniture

Tuscarawas Philharmonic,$7,825.11, music equipment

Tusc Cty University Foundation, $50,000, expand vet tech lab and kennel

Twin City Christian Service Center, $2,500, hygiene and household cleaning items

Dover Exchange Club Children's Found, $10,000, Veterans monument

City of Dover, $25,000, Reeves Mausoleum Fund

American Red Cross, $10,000, Kentucky Tornado Relief

Local nonprofits that address the needs of the community are encouraged to contact the Foundation at its Dover office for grant application information by email at office@reevesfound.org or by calling 330-364-4660.

Requests of all sizes are considered but organizations must be 501-c-3 certified. The Foundation board meets bi-monthly to consider grant requests.

This article originally appeared on The Times-Reporter: Reeves Foundation announces grants

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