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Future Fund Grants $81k During 2020 Grant Cycle

Feb 06, 2020

Future Fund granted more than $81,000 during its 2020 grant cycle to nonprofits serving local children and youth.

The projects chosen to receive funding are listed below.

Abilene Cultural Affairs Council/Abilene Arts Alliance – Funds to purchase supplies for the 2020 Children's Art and Literacy Festival

Abilene Big Country Chapter of AMBUCS - To support the purchase of adapted bicycles and tricycles for special needs children

Abilene Hockey – Funds to purchase equipment for a street hockey series

Abilene Performing Arts Company – Support for 2020 Musical Theatre Summer Camp

Abilene Philharmonic Association – Funds to provide increased coaching sectionals for the Abilene Youth Orchestra

Abilene Zoological Society - To support the DreamNight 2020 event, a special invitation-only experience for families with special needs children to visit the zoo

Alliance for Women & Children – Support for after school care enhancement programs

Big Brothers Big Sisters - Support for one-to-one mentoring program

Big Country Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) – Funds to purchase new technology for volunteer training and management efforts

Boys and Girls Club of Abilene, Inc. – Funds for the Summer Strides Walking Club

Camp Able – Support to purchase new saddles, halters, bridles, ropes and reins

Children’s Performing Art Series – Support for the 2020-2021 live theater performance series

Chorus Abilene - Support for youth choir performance opportunities

City of Abilene Recreation Division – Scholarships for the Summer Playground Camp

Connecting Caring Communities - Support for the “Young Leaders of Abilene” summer camp program

Interested Citizens of Abilene North (I-CAN) – Funds for youth scholarships for GV Daniels Recreation Center

Joseph Thomas Foundation – Funds to purchase supplies and services for medically fragile children in Abilene

Junior Achievement - Support for "JA in a Day" program at Lee Elementary School

New Horizons (Audrey Grace House) – Support for programs offered for children residing at Audrey Grace House

Regional Victim Crisis Center – Counseling services for child victims of violet crime

Safe Families Abilene – Tools for Volunteer Training and Support

The Grace Museum - Summer Art Program at 4 City of Abilene Recreation Centers

West Central Regional Foundation – Support for a youth homelessness coordinator

Young Audiences - Support for free art, dance, and theatre programs for low-income 4th and 5th graders at seven Abilene elementary campuses

Total Grant Amount: $81,413

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