BGCF Grant Funds: $39,490.56

Cromier funds: $2,024.50

Janis L. pallister funds:  $475.71


TOTAL:  $43,010.91


BG American Association of University Women, $1,020.14

Funding for Tech Trek 2018. A one-week residential science technology engineering and math program for the rising 8th grade girls from Bowling Green Middle School.  Camp to be held at Bowling Green State University.  (Funds of this award coming from the Town & Gown Fund)

Bowling Green Middle School – One School, One Voice Program with Gordon Korman, $2,000.00

Funding to help with the expense of author Gordon Korman, a prolific writer with over 80 titles to his name.  His first book was written when he was a 7th grader.  Goal of the BGMS Literacy team is to build a literacy culture at BGMS.

Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Department, $3,000.00

Funding for the Mosaic materials for Phase 2 of the Bowling Green Community Center Mosaic windows.  The goal of the project is to engage the public into a community arts project that can be enjoyed by the public and visitors of the BG Community Center. 

Bowling Green Youth Baseball at Carter Park, $1,920.00

To support the Bowling Green Youth Baseball with funding to assist in the purchase of  24 Tanner Tees for the Tee Ball, Rookie and Pee Wee League Teams.  

Black Swamp Ice Frogs, $2.500.00

funding for equipment and uniform expense for a hockey team designed for individuals with special needs. 

BG Parks & Recreation Foundation, $1,500.00

Bicycle Safety and Pedestrian Education & Awareness– funding to help purchase supplies and marketing materials to educate citizens and students of the laws regarding pedestrian traffic as well as bicycle use and in doing so improving the overall safety of everyone invoiced.   

Horizon Youth Theatre, $2,024.50

To assist with expenses for 2018 workshop and Festival of Shorts.  (Funds from the Cormier Fund – designed for projects that will encourage participation and exposure of children to the arts).

Brown Bag Project, $1,000.00

Funding to support  Clean and Healthy Bowling Green.  The goal is to fulfill the need for hygiene products that is lacking in Bowling Green food pantries, items that are not covered by food stamps and are typically unaffordable for lower income families.

Cocoon Shelter, $4.316.56

Funding to support food accessibility and storage for families that are residing in the shelter.  The Shelter will provide locking refrigerators, freezers and pantries. 

Connecting Kids to Meals Wood County Afterschool Meal Program, $2,000.00

Funding for providing hot, nutritious meals throughout the year to kids in low-income and underserved areas at no cost. 

Downtown Foundation, Inc., $1,500.00

Funding to purchase updated current technology to support the promotion of our downtown businesses through year-round marketing efforts, invest in historic preservations, capital improvements, grounds keeping and beautification of our BG downtown.    

First United Methodist Church Food Pantry, $5,000.00

Funding to help with the purchase of a box truck to transport and secure large amounts of food needed for the community.  The truck will haul the huge quantity of food from the food banks to the food pantry. 

Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, $2,054.00 

To support the Build Safety BG Project for training in construction and appropriate gear for volunteers working on new construction of single family homes in Bowling Green.

Wood Lane Residential Services, $5,000.00

To purchase five mobile Molift Raiser sit to stand transfer platforms for patient mobility to assist in every day support.

United Way in Wood County, $2,100.00

Funds for book bags and supplies for 2018 Back to School Fair for families in need. 

Wood County Historical Museum, $600.00

To support the quality educational outreach programs for Senior Citizens in Bowling Green,

Wooster Green, $5,000.00

To help fund Wooster Green.  A community-based project which will be a gathering space for all of Bowling Green.  The project allows for the creation of a beautiful town square with activities for all.  

          Pallister Fund, $475.71

Designated for the Wood County Public Library for purchase of videos or other electronic film media