Foundation Awards Grants

Recent grant recipients from the Fayette County Foundation gathered for a reception to receive their grant money. Pictured, from left, are, in front, Liane Nickey, Huffer Child Care Resource and Referral; Wilma Sullivan, Fayette County Conservation Club; Tracy Burns, Whitewater Valley Arts Association; Sharon McQueen, Discover Connersville; Lauren Haffner, Fayette Central Elementary School; Melissa Shyan-Norwalt, Fayette County Early Learning Coordinator; and, in back, Tina Brown, Fayette County Conservation Club; Eric Hopkins, Discover Connersville; Belinda Foreman, Imagine Performing Arts; Carla Beard, Imagine Performing Arts; Beth Shank-Fodrea, Lea Ann Robinson, Community Voices; Pam Herrmann, Outdoor Education Coordinator; and Tiffanie Stone, Purdue Extension. The Foundation has awarded $40,000 so far this year. The next competitive grant cycle begins in July. For information, go to www.fayettefoundation.com or call 765-827-9966.