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More than $114k in grants awarded to Coleman County nonprofits for 2023

Nov 15, 2023

More than $114k in total grants from the Coleman County Foundation and Friends of Coleman County have been awarded to Coleman County nonprofits through grant cycles held this year.

Grants totaling $92,299 were awarded by the Coleman County Foundation to these fall recipients:

  1. Christian Family Ministries – Repair commercial stove for the “Hot Meals” program
  2. Coleman County Junior Livestock Association – Purchase new livestock pens
  3. Coleman County Medical Center District Foundation – Storyboard pedestals for historic walking trail
  4. Coleman County Youth Activity Center (CCYAC) – Capital improvements to the outdoor kitchen space at the Bill Franklin Center
  5. Coleman Heritage, Arts & Preservation Society – Update and install new sound system for at the Heritage Hall
  6. Friends of the Coleman Public Library – Summer Reading Program and expansion to include teens and adults
  7. Panther Creek CISD – Purchase of Scotchman ironworker equipment for AG Mechanic and Dual Credit Welding program
  8. Santa Anna ISD – Purchase and install pre-kindergarten playscape
  9. Santa Anna Volunteer Fire Department – Purchase personal protective equipment
  10. South Coleman County Volunteer Fire Department – Purchase and install gutters and fans for the fire station addition
  11. The Ark Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Shelter – General operational support

Grants totaling $22,049 were awarded by the Friends of Coleman County Foundation to these spring recipients:

  1. Christian Family Ministries – “Backpack for Kids” program at the Coleman ISD Elementary School
  2. City of Coleman, Texas – Coleman Police Department multi-threat vest
  3. Coleman County Youth Activity Center (CCYAC) and Expo – CCYAC freezer-refrigerator upgrade
  4. Friends of the Coleman Public Library – “My Little Library” county-wide installation
  5. Holiday Hill, Inc. – Purchase mattresses for residents
  6. Panther Creek CISD (Athletics) – Panther Creek CISD football helmets
  7. Santa Anna ISD – Santa Anna High School commercial photography program
  8. South Coleman County Volunteer Fire Department – Operational needs/rescue backpacks and wildfire tools
     

About Coleman County Foundation

The Coleman County Foundation was established in 1999 as a vehicle for philanthropy in Coleman County. Since its beginning in 1999, the Coleman County Foundation has awarded more than $1.26 million in grants. The foundation's fund is managed by the Community Foundation of Abilene, and the earnings from these assets are used to make grants to nonprofits serving various needs in Coleman County.

About grant opportunities

The Coleman County Foundation (CCF) and the Friends of Coleman County Foundation each offer an annual grant cycle for nonprofits serving Coleman County. The CCF awards grants in the fall, and the Friends of the Coleman County Foundation awards grants in the spring.

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See the list of Coleman County nonprofits awarded.