PCCF announces spring 2022 grant recipients

Thursday, April 14, 2022

The Putnam County Community Foundation has announced its most recent grant recipients from the Community Foundation’s largest unrestricted fund, the Community Grants Endowment, as well as from its 44 named unrestricted funds, created by generous organizations and community members.

“The grants committee strives to make grants in a wide array of areas which impact the health, safety and livability of Putnam County,” PCCF Community Development Director Dean Gambill said. “This cycle of grants does just that.”

The Community Foundation’s Spring 2022 grant cycle awarded nearly $55,000 in grants to eight community partners serving Putnam County. Grant recipients include:

• Purdue Extension Putnam County: Support for Grow a Healthy Diet Program

• Greencastle High School: Provide baseball safety equipment

• Greencastle/Putnam County Development Center: Support of Leadership Academy

• Dusk-to-Dawn Bereavement Services: Provide bereavement services in Putnam County

• Putnam County Playhouse: Upgrade lighting instruments with LED instruments

• Russellville Volunteer Fire Department: Upgrade scene lighting system

• Greencastle Police Department: Upgrade computers

• Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry, Inc.: Provide meat to area food pantries

For questions about the grants program or how to start an endowment, contact Dean Gambill at 653-4978.

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