Harrison Hills City School District Fund
Grants are now available for teachers and staff from the Harrison Hills City School District Fund! Applications are being accepted March 15, 2016 through April 15, 2016 for creative and innovative projects not funded within the core school budget for the 2016-2017 school year. Projects will be reviewed in regards to impact on on students and student achievement, level of need, and potential to be sustained or replicated. For this first round of grants, mini-grants will be awarded ranging in size from $250-$500.
All award recipients will be notified directly, no later than May 1, 2016. All applications must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2016 and mailed to the Harrison County Community Foundation, PO Box 456, Nelsonville, OH 45764.
The Harrison Hills City School District Fund supports educational activities of the Harrison Hills City School District. This Fund will serve as a permanent vehicle for alumni, friends and supporters of academic excellence to provide contributions outside traditional funding sources, to ensure permanent resources for programs and activities that enhance and enrich the educational experience of students and teachers. Gifts to the Fund will enrich the academic and cultural opportunities available to students and educators, by providing support for enhanced educational programs and activities, resources for field trips, scholarships and other opportunities.
The Fund is governed by an Advisory Committee who will recommend grant awards from the Fund based on grant applications submitted from within the district. The Advisory Committee consists of Todd Dunlap, Joyce Lannum, Kris Puskarich, Mike Sliva and Sandi Thompson.
Contributions to the Funds
Contributions to the fund are tax deductible and can be made in a variety of ways, including: outright gifts of cash or long-term appreciated securities; memorial gifts of cash or assets in memory or in honor of someone special; and deferred gifts through bequests, life insurance, and charitable remainder trusts.
Donations for the Harrison County Community Foundation Fund can be sent to PNC Bank Attn: Mike Sliva, 235 South Main Street, Cadiz, Ohio 43907 or to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, 35 Public Square – PO Box 456, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764. Credit card donations can also be made by clicking here and designating the Harrison County Community Foundation Fund. For additional information, please call FAO at 740.753.1111.