Education Foundation awards grants


COVINGTON — The Covington Education Foundation Committee met for its summer meeting and awarded grants. After reviewing the requests for funding, final selections were made. Two organizations were chosen to receive awards totaling $2,000.

The following is a list of the recipients, grant amounts awarded, and the purposes being funded:

• GIVE Medical Ministry, $500, 2018 Covington Health Fair Sponsorship.

• Troy-Miami County Public Library, $1,500, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Since 2011, the Covington Education Foundation has awarded over $10,000 in grants. Members of the Distribution Committee are Denny Burgess, chair; Jay Wackler, past chair; Doug Coblentz, Renee Reck and William Weikert. Other trustees include Carol Forsythe, Gene Gooding, Alex Reck, Sally Rudy and Tyler Wright.

The Covington Education Foundation is a member fund of The Troy Foundation. If you would like information about how to make a tax-deductible contribution to the Foundation, or how your organization can apply for a grant, please contact Alicia Harrelson at (937) 339-8935.

For more information about the Foundations’ volunteers, donors and funds, visit the web site at http://thetroyfoundation.org/Covington/Donate.html