Competitive Grant Cycle Grantee Awards

CFBC offers competitive grants cycle for nonprofits serving Boone County residents in the spring and fall of each year. To see the types of agencies and programs we fund, see our grantmaking approach. A list of recent grantees is here:

The following grants were made from the Community Impact Fund or a combination funds through our competitive grant cycle.

Fall 2018Gleaner's Food Bank, Inc.Western Boone School for their school based food pantry
Fall 2018Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development (HAND)Expanding HAND services into Boone County
Fall 2018Prevent Child Abuse Boone CountyReindeer wish lists to provide gifts for children in foster care
Fall 2018Old Union Christian ChurchYoga mats and supplies for the WAM (We all Matter) after-school program in Advance, Indiana
Fall 2018Maplelawn Famrstead, Inc.In honor of retiring board member, Suzy Rich
Fall 2018 The Caring CenterIn honor of retiring board member, Marc Applegate
Fall 2018Habitat for Humanity Boone CountyCommercial vacuum and supplies for the opening of the ReStore
Fall 2018Lebanon Rotary ClubMatching grant to secure a district grant for the renovation of the Memorial Park Shelter, in partnership with the Lebanon Parks Foundation
Fall 2018Western Boone Community SchoolsDrone for agriculture department
Fall 2018 Symphony at Sunset Group, Inc.To send over 400 Boone County children to the Discovery Concert series through the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Spring 2018Friends of Boone County TrailsPurchase of 2 outhouses for Big 4 Trail
Spring 2018Boone County Probation Dept.Springbrook Farms equine assisted learning summer camp
Spring 2018Back to the Fifties Festival, art grant program
Spring 2018Boone County Cancer SocietyCooking for Wellness Classes
Spring 2018Boone County Mentoring PartnershipGraduation Coach for 2018-2019 school year at LHS
Spring 2018Boone County 4-H Club, Inc.4-H Youth Development
Spring 2018Boone County Senior Services, Inc.My Senior Center Software
Spring 2018Habitat for Humanity of Boone CountyReStore donation truck
Spring 2018Muscular Dystrophy AssociationMDA Summer Camps
Spring 2018Play on ZionsvilleWebsite Development
Spring 2018Sylvia's Child Advocacy CenterPrevention grant for 3 school corporations
Spring 2018Tri-Area LibraryDigitazation of Microfilm and Computer
Spring 2018Western Boone Community School Corp.Part-Time Development Director
Spring 2018Witham Family YMCATriangle Society
Spring 2018Youth & Family Health NetworkOhana House for Women
Fall 2017zWORKSExpansion and for new programs that are being created to inspire budding high school entrepreneurs.
Fall 2017Lebanon Community of ShalomFunds towards emergency plumbing situation at the Shalom House.
Fall 2017Sylvia's Child Advocacy CenterElectrical panel replacement at Sylvia’s Child Advocacy Center
Spring 2017Boys & Girls Club of ZionsvilleSMART decisions: Comprehensive focused program for youth between 10-18 years old to increase their knowledge and the skills needed in making smart decisions about their health.
Spring 2017Lebanon STEM FoundationEstablish a STEM innovative lab at Lebanon Middle School , that will serve and impact students in Lebanon and the surrounding school corporations.
Spring 2017Town of JamestownBullet proof vests for reserve police officers
Fall 2016Black Box Theatre Company“Character For All” scholarships, a program which helps those who do not have the financial means to participate in extracurricular arts programs.
Fall 2016Lebanon Community School Corporation“Stewards of Children” is a youth sexual abuse prevention program for school staff members and law enforcement representatives from Lebanon and Whitestown.
Fall 2016ARC of Greater Boone CountyLiteracy classes for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Fall 2016Lebanon Kiwanis ClubBoone County Kiwanis Youth Global Leadership Academy
Fall 2016Boone Co. Community Clinic / Riggs Community Health CenterFunds for the development of a Boone County dental clinic – CFBC is funding the purchase of equipment for this project.
Fall 2016Boone County Mentoring PartnershipSupporting the operations of this 1:1 mentoring program that serves youth who need additional guidance of a strong role model.
Spring 2016The Caring CenterA 13-16 week class entitled, “Getting Ahead in a Just-Getting-By World–Building Resources for a Better Life.” Course to be offered Fall 2016-Winter 2017
Spring 2016Connect 2 HelpTechnology for a new facility which will be used to train employees who provide an important service to BC residents in need
Spring 2016Lebanon High School“Camptown” programming for approximately 20 certificate track, special needs students at LHS.
Spring 2016BC Child Advocacy CenterPilot program for a mental health initiative
Spring 2016Morning Dove Therapeutic Riding Inc.Technology for program expansion
Spring 2016Lebanon Community of ShalomPart-time employee to provide support during the height of programming & help build  organization’s capacity.
Spring 2016Boone County Mentoring PartnershipGraduation Coaching program for 2016-2017 school year:
Spring 2016New Life Recovery Home for menRoof and wall repair to the facility.
Spring 2016Vincennes UniversityLearning Unlimited program which provides opportunities for higher education Boone County residents
Spring 2016Friends of Boone County TrailsPave a section of the trail between Lebanon and Thorntown
Fall 2015 Girls on the RunTo provide 40 local girls a scholarship to participate on a “Girls on the Run” team; two teams in WEBO school district and three in the Lebanon school district
Fall 2015The Cabin CounselingTo begin outdoor climbing adventure therapy: specifically, gear to kick start a new emerging field of counseling in Boone County.  Therapy is for groups of middle and high school boys to climb, hike and camp while engaging in counseling objectives
Fall 2015Hoosiers Feeding the HungryTo pay for the butchering, cutting and wrapping of donated deer, large game and livestock.  Funds will provide over 7,400 meals to BC residents in need.”
Fall 2015Boone County Cancer SocietyTo provide monthly nutrition classes, weekly yoga classes, patient and caregiver support groups and comfort kits.  Partnering with Witham
Fall 2015AspireTo provide job coaching to improve job retention rates among BC adults with significant mental or physical barriers to employment.
Fall 2015BC Mentoring PartnershipTo provide seed funds to support continued operation and activities as the program secures its 501(c)3
Fall 2015SullivanMunce Cultural CenterTo updating exhibits and programming in the museum with the theme of “Mysteries from History” as well as to incorporate the theme into genealogy programming and art exhibition, programming and classes
Spring 2015BC Youth Assistance ProgramTo provide seed funds to support the executive director and begin implementation of the youth assistance program in Boone County
Spring 2015Families FirstTo provide 20 additional counseling scholarships to families who have limited income or are unable to pay for services
Spring 2015Lydia Safe Families for ChildrenTo expand services into Boone County:  specifically, to support 10 host families, material, outreach & placement and hire a part-time employee to coordinate all functions of safe families
Spring 2015Presbyterian Preschool MinistryTo provide scholarship funding for low-mid economic family population
Spring 20151st Presbyterian ChurchTo provide capital improvements: for foundation work & surfacing of green space for a park located next to church and on the downtown Lebanon square
Spring 2015Witham Family YMCATo expand YMCA’s pre-school enrichment program for children ages 2-5 years old
Spring 2015Salvation Army-Boone County extensionTo provide emergency assistance programming to Boone County residents
Spring 2015Lebanon Kiwanis ClubTo provide youth leadership programming: BC Kiwanis Youth Global leadership academy for high school youth at 3 Boone County high schools.”
Spring 20151st Presbyterian ChurchTo create a Pocket Park in downtown Lebanon: for foundation work & surfacing of green space for a park located next to church and on the downtown Lebanon square.”
Spring 2015Indy Reads:  Boone CountyTo support joint literacy coalition building with Indy Reads: Boone County, the Arc of Greater Boone County & Lebanon Public Library.
Fall 2014BC Child Advocacy CenterTo provide capital support: Renovations to create disability access to the building and conversion of an existing kitchen into an interviewing room for children and families with disabilities.
Fall 2014Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc.To support the school-based pantry programs at Hattie B. Stokes Elementary and Western Boone Jr/Sr. High School.
Fall 2014About Special Kids To provide information, peer support, training and education to positively impact families of children living in Boone County with special needs.
Fall 2014Lebanon Area Boys & Girls ClubTo support the SCORE Mentoring Program and capacity building efforts through purchase of the Innovative Mentoring database
Fall 2014Arc of Greater Boone County Multi-year grant for Transition Coordinator continued
Fall 2014Lebanon Educational Foundation/Lebanon High SchoolTo provide operational support to the LHS Graduation coaching program for 2015-2016 school year
Spring 2014Hoosiers Feeding the HungryTo pay for butchering, cutting, and wrapping of donated deer, large game, and livestock to  provide over 7,400 meals to Boone County residents in need.
Spring 2014Connect2 Help 2-1-1To provide funds to increase staffing at the Connect2Help 2-1-1 office
Spring 2014Cancer Support Community Central IndianaTo provide support to cancer patients, families and their caregivers. Partnering with Boone County Cancer Society and Witham Health Services, this program
Spring 2014Arc of Greater Boone CountyTo provide seed funds for new program. A multi-year request to begin the Transition Coordinator position which provides services to students with disabilities and their transition out of high school and into the next chapter of their lives.
Spring 2014Witham Family YMCATo support teen programming: Provide funding for monthly teen nights and after school extracurricular activities including equipment and supplies.
Spring 2014Lebanon Area Boys & Girls ClubTo fund the first Lego league robotics club at Lebanon Area Boys and Girls Club.  It is a partnership with Boone County 4-H and the Lebanon STEM Foundation.
Spring 2014Boone County Child Advocacy CenterTo create office space for mental health clinician; install wheel chair ramp; provide mental health assessments; provide funds for prevention program-stewards of children and smart steps to Boone County schools
Spring 2014Lebanon Community of ShalomTo support the Shalom Kids Sack Lunch Program: Funding for 400 children to receive two weeks worth of sack lunches.  This is a multi-year request. Funds approved for 2 years.
Spring 2014Morning Dove Therapeutic RidingTo build an indoor arena and sensory garden. Funds for the final phase of the project were used for construction of an interactive family waiting area and for interior finishes to the arena
Spring 2014Boys & Girls Club of ZionsvilleTo support the Education with Impact Program.  Funding provided two portable classrooms at Zionsville West Boys and Girls Club allowing for 60 youth to be served in an educational media center and an arts room, increasing capacity to serve youth.
Spring 2014United Way of Central IndianaTo provide scholarship support for the Boone County Leadership Program, offering non-profits discounted tuition
Spring 2014SullivanMunceTo provide operational support
Spring 2014Love INC To expand the ‘Pathfinder program’  which teaches citizens ways to become less dependence upon the community and government and provides for basic needs in life
Spring 2014Indy ReadsTo support joint literacy coalition building with Indy Reads: Boone County, the Arc of Greater Boone County & Lebanon Public Library.