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Covid-19 Regional Recovery Fund & Warren County Emergency Relief Fund

June 5, 2020

 

COVID-19 REGIONAL RECOVERY FUND AND WARREN COUNTY EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND

 

The Warren County Short-Term Review Team continues to meet via conference call and they have made 31 grants totaling $266,900 to 21 non-profits through June 3, 2020.  Funds are available from the Regional Recovery Fund and the Warren County Emergency Relief Fund for future grants.  We continue to receive donations at the Warren County Foundation for this effort.

 

The Warren County Emergency Relief Fund was formed by United Way of Warren County and the Warren County Foundation to fund 50 percent matches with Warren County non-profits to combat COVID-19.  The COVID-19 Regional Recovery Fund was established by Greater Cincinnati Foundation, United Way of Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Butler County United Way, Hamilton Community Foundation, United Way of Warren County, and Warren County Foundation to support non-profits across the region in the fight against COVID-19.

 

1.       Abuse & Rape Crisis Shelter of Warren County -$10,000 – 4/8/20 - grant for county-wide services to individuals and families victimized by domestic violence and sexual assault.

 

2.       American Red Cross - $5,000 – 5/13/20 - grant to the American Red Cross for blood services in Warren County to collect plasma to combat COVID-19.

 

3.       The Arts Alliance - $10,000 – 6/3/20 -grant to support the loss of revenue from suspended programming and the plans for new programming during the recovery phase.

 

4.       Atrium Medical Center Foundation - $10,000 – 4/1/20 - grant for raw materials so volunteers can make masks and gowns.

 

5.       Atrium Medical Center Foundation - $8,000 – 4/15/20 - grant for the purchase of one Abbott IDNOW Molecular Platform Rapid Testing device to provide rapid testing for COVID-19 for patients and employees.

 

6.       Atrium Medical Center Foundation - $17,000 – 4/29/20 -matching grant for two additional rapid testing devices.  The Atrium Medical Center Foundation to raise an additional $17,000.  The four testing devices would be deployed across Warren County for COVID-19 testing. 

 

7.       Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati – $10,000 – 4/22/20 -grant to support staff and volunteers in Warren County providing case management to youth and their families.

 

8.       Child Advocacy Center of Warren County - $2,500 – 5/27/20 - grant will support the additional supplies needed to follow guidelines and create safety for staff and families visiting the Child Advocacy Center.

 

9.       Community Building Initiative Middletown, Inc. - $5,000 – 5/20/20 -matching grant with Butler County to support their Parent Resource Center Baby Pantry and Youth Feeding Program.

                                                                  

10.   Countryside YMCA - $10,000 – 4/1/20 – grant to support emergency child care supporting    additional staffing and supplies.

 

11.   Cub Scout Pack 528 (Lebanon Optimist Club) - $3,000 – 4/13/20 -grant for 100 Saturday meals for children and senior citizens in the Metropolitan Housing Village on East Ridge Drive in Lebanon.

 

12.   Cub Scout Pack 528 (Lebanon Optimist Club) - $2,400 – 5/13/20 -Follow-up grant for Saturday meals for children and senior citizens in the Metropolitan Housing Village on East Ridge Drive in Lebanon.

 

13.   FAITH Emergency Services, Inc. - $6,000 – 4/13/20 -grant for food and other needs for residents of Deerfield Township, South Lebanon, Mason, and Shadow Lake Trailer Park.

 

14.   Franklin Area Community Services - $10,000 – 5/13/20 -grant to the Franklin Area Community Services to more than 700 families needing basic services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

15.   Interfaith Hospitality Network - $10,000 –4/8/20 - grant to offset the cost of motel rooms for sheltered homeless families.

 

16.   Joshua’s Place - $5,000 – 4/15/20 -grant to support grocery store and restaurant gift cards used in four Warren County school districts for at-risk children and families.

 

17.   Joshua’s Place - $5,000 – 4/29/20 -follow-up grant to support store and restaurant gift cards used in four Warren County school districts for at-risk children and families.

 

18.   Ohio Living Foundation -$7,000 – 4/22/20 -grant to support unexpected expenses from COVID-19 at the Ohio Living Quaker Heights facility in Waynesville, OH.

 

19.   Ohio Restaurant Employee Relief Fund - $5,000 – 4/22/20 -grant to help laid-off restaurant workers in Warren County with basic needs of food, shelter, and medical expenses.

 

20.   Society of St. Vincent de Paul St. Francis de Sales Lebanon Conference - $5,000 – 4/29/20 -grant to support those needing help with rent, utilities, food, and medicine,

 

21.   Springboro Community Assistance Center - $5,000 – 4/1/20 -grant to support direct food assistance, financial assistance, and counseling services for at-risk families.

 

22.   Springboro Community Assistance Center - $5,000 – 4/29/20 -follow-up grant to support direct food assistance, financial assistance, and counseling services for at-risk families.

 

23.   SVPD, St. Phillip the Apostle Church - $5,000 – 5/6/20 -the church in Morrow/South Lebanon is offering a number of services to the surrounding community.

 

24.   United Way of Warren County - $30,000 – 4/13/20 -grant to support expansion of successful pilot program to support 2,000 senior citizens with food and other supplies.

 

25.   United Way of Warren County - $5,000 – 4/22/20 -grant to support purchase of quality laptops with software for employees and volunteers to remotely work from home.

 

26.   United Way of Warren County - $25,000 – 5/27/20 -follow-up grant will support the expansion of the UWWC/WCCS Adopt a Senior Program.

 

27.   Warren County Community Services - $1,000 matching funds for vulnerable senior citizens. 3/25/20 - the following contributed to this effort:  Council on Aging - $2,000; UWWC - $1,000; and WCCS - $1,000.

 

28.   Warren County Community Services/Meals on Wheels - $20,000 – 4/15/20 -grant to purchase a new steamer to double the capacity of Meals on Wheels to serve additional senior citizens during and after the Coronavirus Pandemic across Warren County.

 

29.   Warren County Community Services - $15,000 – 5/27/20 -grant to provide technology and connectivity resources for families to support learning for preschool children.

 

30.   Wayne Local School District (The Waynesville Way) - $5,000 – 4/9/20 -grant to support meals and other supplies for laid-off workers and senior citizens through The Waynesville Way program.

 

31.   Wayne Local School District (The Waynesville Way) - $5,000 – 5/6/20 -follow-up grant to support The Waynesville Way program.

 

 

The Short-Term Review Team includes:

 

Mike Carroll, Chair, Warren County Foundation Grants Committee

Dionne Swift, Procter & Gamble, UWWC Board Executive Committee

Marlene Senn, Sedgwick, WCCS Board Executive Committee

Tom Seddon, CEO, Warren County Foundation

Aaron Reid, CEO, Warren County United Way & Community Services

 

We want to thank the Greater Cincinnati Foundation for their support in processing grants.

Proposals for grants should be submitted to info@warrencountyfoundation.org.

 

Contributions can be made at www.warrencountyfoundation.org.