Grants Awarded

1st cycle 2018

Belpre Area Multi-Use Trail Committee ($5,000.00): Funding to be used as local match for Ohio Department of Highways Transportation Alternatives Program to purchase Right-of-Way for Multi-Use Trail in Little Hocking.

Boys & Girls Club of Washington County ($15,000.00): Funding to assist with the purchase of a 15-passenger van.


Christian Youth in Action, Inc.  ($5,000.00): Funding to provide paint and supplies for the Mid Ohio Valley Summer Work Camp, where adults and teens team together to refurbish homes for the elderly and underprivileged.   

Community Action-Washington/Morgan County ($2,000.00): Funding to assist with Secret Santa Program; program that provides low income families with Christmas gifts.

Ely Chapman Education Foundation ($600.00): Funding to assist Boy Scout with project building a fence along the creek at Broughton Nature and Wildlife Park.     

Eve, Inc. ($1,100.00): purchasing medication, and provide funds for transportation, just to name a few.

Humane Society of the Ohio Valley ($2,500.00): Funding to purchase microchips that will be placed in shelter animals, giving the ability to track and locate animals in the future. Program will help to reduce intake costs over time due to reduction in unnecesary vaccinations. The funds requested will cover 312 applications.

Marietta Children's Choir ($2,500.00): Funding to purchase supplies; general, printing, sheet music and summer camp supplies, as well as a portable digital keyboard, mics, amps and accessories.


Marietta In Bloom ($2,000.00): Funding to continue beautification efforts throughout Marietta by improving eight garden and planting areas; Harmar, Big Lots '1788' sign, intersection of Muskingum Drive and Front St., Colegate '1788' sign, Valley Gem, Sacra Via, and Fair & Front St.

Marietta Main Street ($2,420.00): Funding to assist with updates to the Gateway Park/Hamar Village sign on the corner of Front and Butler Streets.

Marietta Main Street ($964.00): Funding to assist with downtown holiday decorations, including holiday wreaths (for lamp posts) and pine garland with mini LED lights.

Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival ($250.00): Funding to assist with festival setup expenses, site preparation. 

The iBELIEVE Foundation ($4,550.00): Funding to cover the expenses of 13 Washington County students to attend the iBelieve Summer Leadership Camp.


The Castle ($5,200.00): Funding to assist with replacing the building's 163 year old slate roof with a new slate roof that is accompanied with 100 year guarantee. Using slate material will preserve the historic integrity of the building.

Village of Lowell ($2,000.00): Funding towards purchase of twelve lamp posts for Buell Park.  

Washington County 4-H Council ($700.00): Funding to purchase two LEGO EV3 kits for the local 4-H Robotics Club.

Washington State Community College Foundation ($3,000.00): Funding to assist with 20th Anniversary Evergreen Arts Series.