Grant History

Our Grant History

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2023

$106,080 to Personal Counseling Services, Inc. to expand mental health services to uninsured and underinsured Harrison County residents

$10,500 to Arts Alliance of Southern Indiana to stock existing 10 Little Free Library News Rack Boxes in Harrison County for 1 year with art supplies

$19,429 to Harrison County Arts for transportable furnishings (expanded technology, gallery furnishings, installation materials and equipment)

$3,000 to Harrison County Repair Affair for its Annual Event (construction supplies)

$15,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters for School to Work program (high school students paired with a business employee)

$1,650,000 to Harrison County Agricultural Society to purchase and erect used 5,000 seat grandstands at the Harrison County Fairgrounds

$60,000 to Blue River Services, Inc. to assist in construction of ten 2-bedroom affordable apartments at Sunset Ridge

$2,750 to Battle of Corydon Memorial Park in support of a Living History 2023 event

$70,000 to South Central Lutheran Camp Association to assist in the restoration of historic lodge at Lakeview Springs in Lanesville

$37,547 to 4:34 Ministries in support of new HVAC, windows, and security system the Macy House

$300,000 to Blue River Services Inc. in support of Veteran Housing at Eagle Court

$31,200 to St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities supporting school counseling at St. Joseph Catholic School

$6,000 to Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana to support youth financial literacy programming

$11,879 to North Harrison Community School Corporation supporting the purchase of STEAM Lab equipment

$16,000 to New Amsterdam Church in support of new flooring for their Fellowship Hall

$6,000 to Wesley Chapel to replace electrical system

$18,500 to Dare to Care in support of feeding Harrison County families

2022

$465,200 to Harrison County Board of Commissioners to purchase 1,283 pieces of radios and equipment required for a new updated digital emergency communication system

$20,000 to Align Southern Indiana to support Align Southern Indiana Operations and Initiatives

$3,000 to Repair Affair of Harrison County, Inc. for the 2022 Repair Affair event

$127,839 to North Harrison Community School Corporation for playground remodeling at North Harrison Elementary

$94,063 to South Harrison Community School Corporation to equip the Health Sciences Lab with up-to-date equipment and technology for the training and certification of SHCSC students

$15,000 to Boys and Girls Club of Harrison County for emergency 2022 Summer childcare support

$6,500 to Main Street Corydon Ind Inc. to provide support for the 2022 Harrison County Popcorn Festival

$200,000 to Blue River Services Inc. to construct eight units of affordable housing

$6,000 to Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana Inc. for 2022-23 JA programming

$105,450 to Harrison County Agricultural Society for the demolition of grandstands

$1,000,000 to Harrison County Parks Department for Inclusive Playground and Upgrades

$8,000 to South Harrison Community Development Corp. to restock their food pantry

Evan Bayh 21st Century Scholars Incentive Project Awards – $43,448

$1,906 to Lanesville Community School Corporation

$10,836 to North Harrison Community School Corporation

$30,706 to South Harrison Community School Corporation

2022-23 Dual Credit Support – $100,000

$13,701 to Lanesville Community School Corporation

$51,965 to South Harrison Community School Corporation

$34,334 to North Harrison Community School Corporation

Indiana Arts Commission Matching Grant Awards – $16,000

$4,000 to the Historical Society of Harrison County Inc. to provide an Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) grant match for "Beauty of Blue River" presentations, publications, and programming

$4,000 to Lanesville Community School Corporation to provide an Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) grant match for expanding art experiences for students K-12

$4,000 to North Harrison Band Boosters Inc. to provide an Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) grant match for Winter Guard and Percussion expenses

$4,000 to Hayswood Theatre Group Inc. to provide an Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) grant match for the 2022-2023 season

Preschool – $107,872

$17,856 to Blue River Services Inc. for 2022-2023 preschool services

$14,086.40 to Unity Chapel Noah's Ark for 2022-2023 preschool services

$36,026.40 to South Harrison Community School Corporation for 2022-2023 preschool services

$8,928 to St. John's Lutheran School for 2022-2023 preschool services

$28,966.40 to St. Joseph Catholic School for 2022-2023 preschool services

$2,008.80 to Old Capitol Church for 2022-2023 preschool services

Youth Philanthropy Council Grants - $2,850

$600.00 to Miles for Merry Miracles for a 6 week Gardening program at Morgan Elementary and Genesis House

$1,250 for Lanesville After Prom

$1,000 to Blue River All Stars for the Carnival for Cancer Event

2021

$7,964 to 4:34 Ministries to upgrade flooring at Macy House

$26,350 to Align Southern Indiana to support Align Southern Indiana operations and initiatives

$324,299.22 to Lanesville Community School Corporation for Governor Holcomb's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) support

$6,500 to Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana to support JA Programs for 350 Harrison County students for the 2021-2022 school year

$7,750 to the Arts Council of Southern Indiana to provide art supplies for ten (10) boxes in Harrison County

$6,859 to Purdue University - Sponsored Program Services to create a rainscape garden

$80,977 to Harrison County Community Services Inc. for their mobile office

$100,000 to Norton Healthcare Foundation to establish a Resource Center in Harrison County to meet the needs of the community while revitalizing part of the gateway to downtown Corydon

$25,000 to Harrison County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition to provide funding for women’s night stay at Genesis House

$164,096 to South Harrison Community Development Corp. for repairs to their facility

$5,000 to Fund for the Arts Inc. for the 2021 Cultural Pass

$3,050 to Battle of Corydon Memorial Park Committee, Inc. for Civil War reenactment event

$528,624 to HCCF Town Planning Initiative to support the development of a comprehensive and asset management plan for the ten incorporated Harrison County towns

$12,312 to the Town of New Middletown to renovate the prior medical office building in New Middletown into a Community Center

$3,000 to Repair Affair of Harrison County, Inc. for 2021 Repair Affair event construction materials

$50,000 to the Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County to create a broadband plan

$13,964 to Harrison County Alternative Education Center to upgrade their server and case management software

$5,400 to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church to purchase and replace nine (9) windows & HVAC repairs

$5,350 to Metro United Way for the Build a Bed project

$5,000 to Indiana University for Preschool Data Analysis 2021-2022

$4,435 to Hayswood Theatre Group Inc. to purchase a stage lighting board and user training

$21,000 to the Town of Corydon to replace 3-Rail aluminum spear top commercial grade fencing

Evan Bayh 21st Century Scholars Incentive Project Awards – $38,303

$1,871 to Lanesville Community School Corporation

$5,361 to North Harrison Community School Corporation

$31,071 to South Harrison Community School Corporation

2021-22 Dual Credit Support – $100,000

$36,897 to North Harrison Community School Corporation

$12,797 to Lanesville Community School Corporation

$50,306 to South Harrison Community School Corporation

Indiana Arts Commission Matching Grant Awards – $15,000

$5,000 to North Harrison Band Boosters to provide an Indiana Arts Commission grant match to support North Harrison's Band Winter Performance Ensembles

$5,000 to Lanesville Community School Corporation to provide an Indiana Arts Commission grant match to support Lanesville's "Our Diverse World of Art" program

$5,000 to Hayswood Theatre Group Inc. to provide an Indiana Arts Commission grant match to support Hayswood's 50th Season Celebration (4 shows)

Preschool – $221,904.48

$12,096.48 to the State of Indiana for county local match for 2021-2022 On My Way Pre-K for 84 preschool students

$98,208 to Blue River Services Inc. for 2021-2022 preschool services for 22 students

$66,960 to South Harrison Community School Corporation for 2021-2022 preschool services for 15 students

$17,856 to St. Joseph Catholic School for 2021-2022 preschool for four students

$13,392 to St. John's Lutheran School for 2021-2022 preschool services for three students

$13,392 to Unity Chapel Noah's Ark Preschool for 2021-2022 preschool services for three students

Youth Philanthropy Council Grants – $1,850

$600 to Lanesville Community School Corporation for After Prom

$1,250 to Leadership Harrison County for Youth Leadership Harrison County Class of 2021

2020

$7,500 to the Center for Lay Ministries, Inc. to subsidize the cost needed to maintain and provide services at Bliss House and Bliss Too in Jeffersonville to support Harrison County residents

$50,000 to Blue River Services Inc. to leverage a $450,000 grant from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority to construct a new single room occupancy group home for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

$25,911 to Our Place Drug & Alcohol Education Services, Inc. to provide an additional counselor for Corydon satellite office

$30,000 to Personal Counseling Service, Inc. to provide counseling services to underinsured or uninsured Harrison County residents

$20,717 to St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities to provide counseling services two days a week at St. Joseph Catholic School

$15,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana to support its pilot School to Work program for up to 15 high school students and 15 elementary school students at South Harrison Community School Corporation

$2,476 to the Historical Society of Harrison County Inc. to repair and repaint six historical markers in Harrison County

$175,000 to Freed From Within to provide partial funding for FFW's planned community center

Emergency Grant - $85,950

$35,000 to Boys and Girls Club of Harrison County to provide childcare for essential workers during the COVID-19 stay at home time 

$3,000 to YMCA of Harrison County, Inc. to provide childcare to essential workers during the COVID-19 stay at home time

$17,000 to Blue River Services Inc. to provide childcare to essential workers during COVID-19 stay at home time

$12,000 to St. Vincent DePaul Conference to provide support to Harrison County families for rent, utilities and other basic survival needs

$4,000 to LifeSpan Resources, Inc. to support fuel costs, vehicle maintenance and drivers' compensation for Harrison County services

$10,000 to South Harrison Community Development Corporation for emergency operations funding

$4,950 to South Harrison Community Development Corporation for architect fees

Evan Bayh 21st Century Scholars Incentive Project Awards – $43,697

$1,862 Lanesville Community School Corporation

$10,718 North Harrison Community School Corporation

$31,117 South Harrison Community School Corporation

Indiana Arts Commission Matching Grant Awards – $20,000

$5,000 to Lanesville Community School Corporation to support Culture in the Arts in schools

$5,000 to Hayswood Theatre Group Inc to support 4 performances

$5,000 to Historical Society of Harrison County Inc. 

$5,000 to North Harrison Band Boosters Inc. to support the Winter Performance Ensemble

2020 Youth Philanthropy Council Grants

$100 to Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana for Art in the Outdoors Community Outreach

$1,250 to Leadership Harrison County for funding to support 2021 Class year for presenters

$1,000 to Corydon Central Bands PTO to purchase new equipment for Corydon Central Vanguard Color Guard Program

$1,000 to Lanesville High School PTO for Lanesville After Prom

$200 to North Harrison Elementary School for Musical Instruments for Elementary Music Class

2019

$1,881,785.97 to the Town of Corydon for Stellar projects: Rice Island, Urban Trail and downtown enhancements.

$4,500 to Fund for the Arts Inc. for the Cultural Pass Program -- free access to arts and cultural venues.

$171,000 to the Harrison County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition to rehabilitate women's transitional housing (Genesis House).

$2,500 to Battle of Corydon Memorial Park Committee Inc. for its Living History Event on July 13 and 14, 2019.

$5,000 to Kiwanis Club of Historic Harrison County to partially purchase fireworks for its annual community event held in July 2019.

$2,500 to North Harrison Community School Corporation for funding for 7 students to attend the FFA Leadership Conference in DC from 6/24-6/30, 2019.

$13,550 to Hayswood Theatre Group Inc. for a new roof.

$1,500 to Repair Affair of Harrison County to cover construction costs of the organization's annual event in 2019.

$5,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana for adopt a night stays for Harrison County families.

$5,000 to Metro United Way to support its Build-a-Bed project in Harrison County.

$6,750 to Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana, Inc. to support JA programs for Harrison County students during the 2020 calendar year.

$5,000 to Main Street Corydon to purchase LED lights for Light Up Corydon 2019.

Emergency Grant - $79,307

$79,307 to YMCA of Harrison County, Inc. to purchase Desert Aire System for Lap Pool.

Agency Block Grants - $60,000

2018

$195,000 to Blue River Services Inc. to build ten affordable apartments in the New Salisbury area, to be known as Apple Orchard. The grant request was amended to 14 apartments.

$5,000 to Kiwanis Club of Historic Harrison County to purchase fireworks for the annual 4th of July event.

$6,000 to Main Street Corydon to support the Arts Midwest World Fest April 14-22, 2018

$3,100 to Metro United Way to support the Build a Bed project in the South Harrison Community School Corporation November 30, 2018. 

$17,500 to Personal Counseling Service, Inc. to provide counseling services to uninsured and under-insured Harrison County residents. 

$12,000 to the Town of New Middletown to provide a portion of the required match for the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) grant. This grant will allow the town to purchase and renovate a building to serve as a Community Center and town government office space. 

Agency Block Grants – $120,000

$27,000 to Dare to Care for the food bank in Harrison County.

$30,000 to Harrison County Community Services Inc. to assist with operating services, payroll, and basic needs assistance:  food, shelter, medical.

$3,000 to Hayswood Theatre Group Inc. to support their theatrical productions.

$18,000 to Hoosier Hills PACT to support victim safety and advocacy services.

$27,000 to Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana Inc. for Economics and Financial Literacy programs for Harrison County students.

$15,000 to YMCA of Harrison County Inc. to provide a swim lesson program for Harrison County 3rd graders.

Evan Bayh 21st Century Scholars Incentive Project Awards – $38,382.65

$1,606.64 Lanesville Community School Corporation

$15,919.80 North Harrison Community School Corporation

$20,856.21 South Harrison Community School Corporation

Dual Credit Awards – $100,000

$13,851.00 Lanesville Community School Corporation

$37,045.00 North Harrison Community School Corporation

$49,104.00 South Harrison Community School Corporation

Indiana Arts Commission Matching Grant Awards – $26,948.00

$5,000 Hayswood Theatre Group Ind. to support their 2018-2019 season.

$5,000 Lanesville Community School Corporation to support providing fine art professionals into classrooms to explore music, theater, visual arts and storytelling with students in grades K-12 during the 2018-19 school year.  

$2,361 Main Street Corydon Ind Inc. to provide support for the Fall 2018 Arts Midwest Festival.

$5,000 North Harrison Band Boosters Inc. to support their 2018-19 Winter Performance Ensemble.

$4,587 South Harrison Community School Corporation to support providing expanded arts education by giving their students exposure to professional artists and art institutions in the community. 

$5,000 IU Southeast Ogle Center to support the Family & Children’s programming for Harrison County students. 

Jump Start Preschool Program – $540,067.80

$169,632 to Blue River Services Inc. to provide preschool services for up to 38 students at Morgan and North Harrison Elementary Schools. 

$5,000 IU Southeast Applied Research and Education Center to provide a preschool data analysis for the school year 2018-19.

$276,768 South Harrison Community School Corporation to provide preschool services for up to 62 students at Corydon, Heth-Washington, and South Central Elementary Schools. 

$7,000 Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation (SIEOC) to support Paths to Quality training for Harrison County child care providers. 

$11,971.80 St. John’s Lutheran School to provide preschool services for up to 3 students at St. John’s Lutheran School.. 

$17,856 St. Joseph Catholic School to provide preschool services for up to 4 students at St. Joseph Catholic School.

$51,840 Unity Chapel to provide preschool services for up to 12 students at Noah’s Ark Preschool.