The Table Rock Lake Community Foundation presented 13 community grants this week totaling nearly $30,000, including two first-time challenge grants designated for start-up organizations or one-time projects.
“Our goal is to support projects that provide vital community services, encourage collaboration within groups and improve our region as a whole,” said Jim Holt, president of the TRLCF, a CFO affiliate foundation.
The Eagle Rock-Mano Fire Department received a $2,000 challenge grant for a new generator and the Lakes Area Child Advocacy Center received the other $2,000 challenge grant for a piece of specialized equipment to improve screening young children who may be victims of abuse.
The other grant recipients were:
- Central Crossing Fire District: $3,000 for two AEDs
- CHANCES of Stone County: $1,300 to send kids to Camp Barnabas
- Children’s Smile Center : $2,500 for services for Stone County
- Christian Associates of Table Rock Lake: $3,000 to support its Northern Stone Facility
- Kimberling Area Library Association: $1,500 for book purchases
- Kornerstone Family Literacy: $3,000 Early Childhood Center & High School Recovery Program
- Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch: $2,000 for its Community Assistance Program
- Pregnancy Life Line: $2,000 for its “Earn While You Learn” program curriculum
- Stone County Council on Aging: $1,250 for its Good Neighbor Transportation program
- Shell Knob Alliance of Churches: $3,000 for Community Assistance Programs
- Tri-Lakes Animal Shelter: $1,500 to help support improved conditions