Horseshoe Foundation Floyd County Awards $275,000 to charitable organizations PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 10:23

The Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County awarded $275,000 to community organizations on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 through the spring grants cycle.  The celebration was held at the Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 East Spring Street, New Albany, IN. 
Mark Seabrook, Horseshoe Foundation Board President stated, “As we celebrate our community’s Bicentennial, these awards remind us of all that is good in our city and county”.  He also noted, “The Horseshoe Foundation is able to do so much for organizations in Floyd County because of the funds we receive from Horseshoe Southern Indiana.  Their benevolence does so much good for our community.” 
Thirty-two organizations received funds during the Awards ceremony.  The organizations receiving funding included:
Blue River Services, Inc. $1,466 To fund participation in the National Association of People Supporting Employment First Conference.
New Albany High School $1,602 To fund the registration fee and travel to a national conference to learn about interventions and implement an anti-bullying plan.
Community Foundation of Southern Indiana $2,000 To fund The Dictionary Project benefitting 3rd grade students in Floyd County elementary schools.
Georgetown Optimist Club $2,469 To replace entry flooring and to purchase a refrigerator.
Community Montessori School $3,100 To purchase a kiln for the art program.
Grant Line Elementary School $3,628 To fund participation for a conference on Conscious Discipline, a behavior management program being adopted in NAFC Schools.
Louisville Visual Art Association $5,000 To fund free studio art instruction for Floyd County students.
St. Vincent dePaul : OLPH $5,000 To provide emergency assistance to families in need.
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation $5,000 To partially fund the purchase of a rear-loading van for the Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital.
Clark County Youth Shelter and Family Services, Inc. $5,000 To supplement Safe Place & Anger Management programs that address the safety and success of Floyd County families and youth in crisis.
Youth Count $5,000 To fund community-wide engagement in positive youth development to ensure young people experience the fundamental resources they need for success.
Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana $5,900 To expand the exercise classes for Parkinson’s patients.
Muir Manor $6,362 To fund the replacement of the exterior door and sign in the senior apartment community.
Camp Quality Kentuckiana $7,000 To help fund a camping experience for children with cancer.
The Center for Women and Families $7,680 To purchase new playground equipment for the southern Indiana campus.
Grace Lutheran School $8,100 To help provide security features to the school preschool and kindergarten.
Regional Youth Services $8,400 To partially fund the replacement of computers to improve agency communications.
S. Ellen Jones Elementary School $8,600 To increase student attendance and safety through the support of a school liaison officer.
New Albany Floyd County Animal Control and Shelter $9,847 To fund surgical equipment and supplies for the mobile rescue unit.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School $10,000 To fund new computers to prepare for rigorous new common core state standards.
Personal Counseling Services $10,000 To provide office space and administrative support for a psychiatrist to relieve a backlog in patient care.
The Boys & Girls Club of Kentuckiana $10,000 To help foster outcomes of academic success, good character, leadership and healthy lifestyles for youth at the Ed Endris Club.
Actors Theatre of Louisville $10,700 To support continued playwriting residencies in the sophomore English classes at Floyd Central High School.
Christian Formation Ministries $12,500 To fund the Successful Re-Entry Program to teach offenders recently released from jail to stop offending and become gainfully-employed.
Dress for Success Louisville $13,000 To help disadvantaged women prepare for employment.
IU Southeast School of Education $13,000 To provide support and data-logging equipment for New Albany High School science class rooms to enhance science learning.
Floyd Memorial Hospital Foundation $14,146 To provide therapeutic massage and biofeedback to patients suffering from cancer.
YMCA of Southern Indiana $15,000 To help fund the DIAMONDS and Y-CAP after-school mentoring program.
Harrison Education & Literacy Program $15,000 To help fund Freedom 101 seminars in the Floyd County Jail.
New Albany Floyd County Education Foundation $15,000 To provide engaging and creative supplemental classroom resources for teachers and students.
Floyd County Token Club $15,500 To provide partial funding for renovations and needed repairs to the historic building.
Rauch, Inc. $20,000 To replace the roof and gutters of the East Spring Street building.
Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County was established in 1999 to provide resources to nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and governmental agencies for the benefit of residents in Floyd County.  Since 1999, the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County has awarded $30.2 million to benefit the community.
For additional information, contact Jerry Finn, Executive Director at 812-945-4332.