Community Grants

 

Each year, SACIC awards $5,000 in grants to help non-profit organizations promote their mission with an emphasis on benefitting the citizens of the Sylvania area.

 

Check for the application in January.

 

Recent Community Grants

 

For many years, SACIC has awarded $5,000 in grants to help non-profit organizations promote their mission with an emphasis on benefitting the citizens of the Sylvania area. The program looks for proposals that might help retain or create jobs, contribute to community wellbeing, generate tourism, or in some way help drive the local economy forward. Applications for the grants usually are available in January and the grants are awarded in February.

  • $1,000 to the Sylvania Area Family Servces to turn its existing garden into a raised bed community garden to a\permit senior citizens and neighbors more accessibility to the garden

 

  • $500 to Lourdes University to conduct an economic impact analysis of the University in the Sylvania and Northwest Ohio economy

 

  • $500 to Sylvania STEM center to study how to expand the organization’s programs and structure

 

  • $500 to Sylvania Downtown Sylvania Association to support the maintenance plan for the DORA Composting program to help insure that DORA cups are placed in appropriate composting bins
  • $750 to The Ability Center to aid in the training and placement of a school therapy dog at Stranahan Elementary School

 

  • $500 to Heritage Sylvania to purchase hardware and software to digitize archives and to move current paper-based donor records to a computer-based system

 

  • $500 to Sylvania Community Action Team to expand its Core Committed program into all three Sylvania Junior High Schools

 

  • $500 Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce to assist with the purchase of 21 trees to be planted in Olander Park to represent the 21 new businesses that “planted roots” in the Sylvania community during the preceding year.