2017 Grant Recipients

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The Cottage Grove Community Foundation awarded these outstanding non-profit organizations at the Community Grant Awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 14.

 

 

The fifteen 2017 Grants were given to the following organizations:

Educational Grants:

  • Ophelia’s Place - Cottage Grove Schools Partnership, $1,000.  Donor:  Frank and Pam Simpson Family Advised Endowment Fund.
  • Friends of the Library – AWE Early Literacy Center Computer Station and Programs for Children’s Section of Cottage Grove Library, $1,000.  Donor:  Believe in Angels Foundation.
  • Latham Elementary School – The Whole World in My Hands, $350.  Donor:  Green Earth Advised Expendable Fund. 
  • Dept. P-20 Community Outreach, South Lane School District, & the City of Cottage Grove – South Lane Dental Outreach, $1,000.  Donors:  Cottage Grove Community Foundation ($607), Veatch Endowment Subfund ($100) and Believe in Angels Foundation ($293).
  • Parent Partnership – McKinney Vento School Supply Give Away, $1,500.  Donors:  Green Earth Advised Fund ($1,000) and Cottage Grove Community Foundation ($500).

Social Service Grants:

  • CASA of Lane County – A Voice for Every Child, $2,352.50.  Donor:  Cottage Grove Women and Children’s Fund.
  • Community Sharing – Latino Food Box, $1,000.  Donor:  Dr. Lauren Fuller & Dr. James Harrison Advised Expendable Fund.
  • South Lane Mental Health – South Lane Mental Health Client Compassion Fund Expansion, $1,000.  Donor:  Green Earth Advised Fund.
  • Womenspace, Inc. – Direct Client Aid for Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Survivors in Cottage Grove, $2,352.50.  Donor:  Cottage Grove Women and Children’s Fund.
  • Another Way Enterprises – South Lane Boxing (Youth Boxing Program), $500.  Donor:  Cottage Grove Community Foundation.
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc.  – Pathways to Prosperity, $1,025.  Donor:  Dr. Lauren Fuller & Dr. James Harrison Advised Expendable Fund.
  • South Valley Athletics – Scholarship Fund, $1,000.  Donor:  Cottage Grove Community Foundation.

Community Grant:

  • Oregon Aviation Historical Society – Cottage Grove Airport Welcome Center, $500.  Donor:  Cottage Grove Community Foundation.
  • Western Oregon Exposition – Public Address System, $900.  Donor:  Veatch Endowment Subfund.
  • Economic Business Improvement District – Land Acquisition for Cottage Grove Carousel Project, $500.  Donor:  Cottage Grove Community Foundation.