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2022 Community Grants Awards: $210,074.46

  • Cass County 4H Association, $49,842.00 for a new tractor

  • Emmaus Mission Shelter, $30,920.00 a portico sheltering the food pantry distribution area.

  • Lewis Cass Band Boosters, $15,863.51 for new percussion instruments and a soundboard.

  • State Theatre preservation Society, $12,056.75 for completion of the MSRP Marquee project and lobby flooring.

  • Young America Volunteer Fire Department, $28,158.00 for new e-hydraulic extrication tools

  • Junior Civic Theater, up to $40,000 to install new flooring in their building.

  • Total awards for 2022 Competitive Grants are $176, 840.26.

  • Total  2022 Opportunity Grants are $33,234.20

*Emmaus has asked for $27,195.20 and was going to use existing funds for the remainder of the project. The committee felt strongly that CCCF should fund the entire project and allow Emmaus to use the funds already collected to purchase more food.

2021 Community Grants Awards: $205,647.50

  • Cass County 4H Association, $30,400 for a new sound system.

  • Emmaus Mission Shelter, $25,700 for remodel of homeless shelter  flooring

  • Cass County Humane Society, $28,917 for air filtration ($11,000)Front entry($6459) and new cause for Paws area ($11,458)

  • Logansport Parks Foundation, $20,000 for the “grand entry way” to Fairview Playground.

  • Twelve Mile Community Building, $30,000 new signage

  • Weekday Religious Education, $20,000 in matching dollars for new bus.

  • Young America Lions Club, $16,000 for a permanent building at the fair grounds

  • Total awards for 2021 Competitive Grants are $171,017.00.  

  • Total 2021 Opportunity Grants are $34,630.50

2020 Community Grants Awards: $168,287.94

  • The Salvation Army, $18,000 for a pavilion  

  • Cass County 4H Association, $35,000 for a new septic system.  

  • State Theatre Preservation Society, $20,340 for new HVAC Equipment.  

  • Lewis Cass Alumni Association, $17,500 in matching funds to support construction of a community pavilion  

  • Cass County Historical Society, $61,135 for flooring throughout the first floor of the new museum building.

  • Total awards for 2020 Competitive Grants are $151,975.  

  • Total 2020 Opportunity Grants are $16,312.94


2019 Community Grants Awards: $187,584

  • Emmaus Mission Food Pantry, $36,000 for a walk-in commercial freezer.

  • Cardinal Services, $10,444 for support of their Experience the Workplace Program for disabled clients. 
  • Logan’s Landing, $16,140 for completion of the “Immigration Sculpture” to be placed in Heritage Park.

  • Camelot Care Center, $50,000 for a new playground dedicated to disabled children/specifically designed for children who are wheelchair restricted. 

  • Cass County 4H Association, $50,000 to be awarded over two years for the new restrooms between the merchants building.

  • Cass County Family YMCA, $25,000 for the Campaign to Remodel the YMCA. Grant to be made from Phase VII match dollars and at $.50 for every dollar donated. 

2018 Community Grant Awards: $59,349.51

  • Servants At Work (SAWS)---  For work with juvenile detention in building and installing handicap ramps in Cass County---$8,000

  • Emmaus Mission Center--- For a forklift to use at the food pantry. $10,900

  • (Request was for $8,900 but committee felt they should use the donations in hand for food and other necessities). 

  • Cass County 4H Association –-- For Goat/Sheep Barn Renovations $27,921

  • (Request was for $21,587 but committee felt donations already in hand could be used to finish other projects.)

  • State Theatre Preservation Society--- For new audio/sound equipment update $12,528.51

2017 Competitive Grant Awards: $111,069.72

  • Carey Services- for a day center gazebo for clients --- 6,442.00

  • American Red Cross-  for 250 smoke detectors---$3,000.00

  • Cass County Council on Aging- for new floor coverings, paint and furniture for the senior activity center.---$25,503.90

  • Caston School Corporation/Cass County 4H-for an Aquaphonic Lab to grow fish and aquatic plants to be donated to the community.---$6,100.05

  • Junior Achievement of Cass County- for the classroom programs for grades 3 and 5--- $3,060.00

  • Lewis Cass Band Boosters- for 120 new band uniforms with a lifespan of 10-15 years---$15,000.00

  • Salvation Army of Cass County- for purchase of two commercial freezers/refrigerators, electrical upgrade and meat.---$11,000.00

  • Royal Center Food Pantry- for a shed to house the food pantry---$13,388.77

  • Twelve Mile Community Building-- for new roof and lighting---$27,575.00

2016 Competitive Grants Awards   $79,813.94

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters     A retractable banner, a table cloth with logo, a fabric banner, and a video---$981.83

  • Cass County Camelot Foundation    mini bus with 4 wheelchair stations and a wheelchair lift ---$12,500.00

  • Civic Players  40 new caster wheels, 15 new music stands, and a multiple DVD burner--- $2,846.90

  • Down Syndrome Indiana, Inc. New Parent Packet Project: Cass County--- $500.00

  • Emmaus Mission Center Shelter Air Conditioning--- $11,520.00

  • Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry  Processing fees for donated meat for food banks within the county--- $1,000.00

  • Junior Achievement  Junior Achievement personal finance course materials---$1,525.00 

  • Logansport Children's Choir Logansport Children's Choir Performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City--- $5,000.00

  • State Theatre Preservation Society  Funding for Architectural, Feasibility and Mechanical Study---$2,500.00

  • Twelve Mile Fire Department  Purchase of New Fire Engine--- $25,000.00

  • Young America Volunteer Fire Department  Versatile Extrication Equipment---$10,382.21

  • Peak Community Services Habilitation Technology Upgrade--- $5,901.55

2015 Competitive Grants

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cass County   Computers and accessories ----$1,446.00 

  • Cass County Arts Alliance  Two Rivers Arts and Music Festival--- $20,000.00

  • Cass County Carousel    New drive unit for carousel ---$18,600.00

  • Cass County Fire District One    Hurst Edraulic Extrication tools ---$22,705.00

  • Cass County Firefighters Association  Water, ice chests, heaters, sump pumps, discharge hoses--- -$1,056.00

  • Cass-Pulaski Community Corrections  Greenhouse expansion---$9,913.86

  • Civic Players of Logansport   New microphones and transmitters---$10,008.00

  • Emmaus Mission Center, Inc. Steel bed frames and bed bug resistant covers--- $5,500.00

  • Friends of the Panhandle Pathway   Asphalt crack melter applicator,  a wheeled blower---$1,200.00

  • Junior Achievement of Cass County  JA Our Nation program for 3rd grade students--- $4,960.00

  • Royal Center-Boone Twp. Public Library  2  Kindle Paperwhite devices, 2 Kindle Fire devices, and 2 Apple iPad devices for circulation---$1,305.92

  • Southeastern Buddy Bags, Inc.  Startup funding for students in 7th and 8th grade to receive a bag of nutritional food each weekend ---$5,605.00 

2014 Community Grant Awards   $90,484

  • Young America Fire Dept.- $23,000 -  safety turn-out gear for the volunteers

  • Logansport Children’s Choir- $10,000 – Canada Northeastern Tour         

  • Royal Center Volunteer Fire Dept.-$24,000- Rescue Utility Vehicle 

  • AIM-$8884- Project Priority I Sidewalks 

  • Logansport Cherub Softball League-$4000 -new scoreboard Royal Center Volunteer Fire Dept.-$10,600- new windows Rea Park Pavilion and green space

  • Logansport Babe Ruth –$4,000- safety fencing

  • Salvation Army-$6,000 - food supplies  


2013 Community Grant Awards $90,014

  • Cass County 4H Association- $17,625 - for building renovations at the 4H Community Center 

  • Lewis Cass Band Boosters- $15,000 – for a new equipment building 

  • Twelve Mile Community Center- $23,319 for renovations 

  • Domestic Violence Taskforce-$820-laptop and software

  • Pulaski Health Foundation/Friends of the Panhandle Pathway--$9250 challenge match for trail equipment

  • Young America Lions Club/Lewis Cass FFA-$24,000 for a new greenhouse to provide educational experience and produce for local food pantries.

2012 Community Grant Awards $87,765

  • Junior Achievement - $4260 - personal finance program to be taught at LHS during 2012-2013 school year

  • The Cass County Carousel - $10,000 - for replacement of East and West garage doors 

  • Harrison Twp Volunteer Fire Dept - $6,000 - for thermal imaging equipment 

  • Special Olympics - $6,000 - for new uniforms and equipment 

  • Walton Lions Club/Walton Main Street - $4,000 for new roof on Lion's Den

  • Cardinal Services - $3855- for tablet computers, cases

  • Cass County 4H Llama/Alpaca Club-$3650- for new llama/alpaca barn

  • CLEAR - $10,000 - laptops for mobile lab for ESL classroom

  • Cass County 4H/Logan's Landing/Cass County Arts Alliance/Logansport Parks - $40,000 - for community portage stage

2011 Community Grant Awards $76,820

  • AIM Park-$26,074.96 for Phase I of the complex sidewalk project 

  • The Cass County YMCA-$4,000.00 for Hi-Y club 

  • Royal Center Volunteer Fire Department-$7,346.00 for emergency generator 

  • Logansport Art Association-$9,670.00 for improvements to studio and a heat pump 

  • Junior Achievement-$1,500.00 for JA Our Nation Program for 5th graders 

  • Cass County Council on Aging-$12,360.00 for handicap accessible automatic door and $1,800.00 for dishwasher 

  • Mental Health Association-$5,300.00 for weed-eaters, snow thrower, refrigerator, freezer and television 

  • Royal Center Lions Club-$3,500.00 for picnic tables and paint

  • Walton Library-$5,000.00 for additional computers   

2010 Community Grants Total $79,484

  • The Salvation Army-$14,250 for security & alarm system & ADA standard restrooms for new building

  • Galveston Fire Department-$5,000 for equipment modernization 

  • Logan?s Landing & Cass-Pulaski Community Corrections-$5,000 for greenhouse and planter projects 

  • Lucerne Lions Club-$9,467 for basketball court 

  • LHS Music Booster-$4,450 for percussion replacement 

  • *Grissom Air Museum-$10,000 for paved trail around outdoor displays* (matching grant if the museum obtains same amount from Howard and Miami Community Foundations)

  • Royal Center Volunteer Fire Department-$5,000 emergency generator 

  • Logansport Youth Baseball-$13,322 for safety netting 

  • Walton Main Street Organization & Friends of the Walton Library-$4,000 for equipment for Wi-Fi service at library 

  • Emmaus Mission Center, Inc.-$9,000 for complete 2009 audit 

  • *Recipient organization unable to complete original project; allocated monies were returned to CCCF for future grants

2009 Community Grants Total $54,450

  • Emmaus Mission Center, Inc. - $16,50 for new roof at Benevolence Center 

  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Inc. - $1500 - for expansion of their Middle School Local Hero Mentoring Program

  • Cass County Family YMCA - $9000 - for security system 

  • Cass County Humane Society - $10,000 - to be used toward the construction of a new animal shelter

  • Cass County 4-H Fair Association - $7450 - for artist rendering pertaining to the renovation of the 4-H Community Center building. 

  • Walton Youth League - $10,000 - for ADA compliant concrete pad, bleachers and canopy at the ballpark facility.

2008 Community Grants Total $67,912.95

  • Cass County Family Y - $9,000 - for playground equipment 

  • Food Finders Food Bank - $2,000 - for food delivery to Cass County 

  • Friends of Walton Library - $10,000 - for urban park project 

  • Galveston Youth League - $10,000 - for phase I ADA improvements 

  • Kiwanis Club of Logansport - $1,975 - for Book Readers & Horn Blowers performance

  • Literacy Volunteers of Cass County - $2,400 - for computer database 

  • Logan's Landing Association - $15,815 - for greenhouse for Community Corrections 

  • Logansport Children's Choir - $10,000 - for Salzburg Choral Festival 

  • Special Olympics Cass County - $6,722.95 - for equipment & uniforms 

2007 Community Grants Total $61,295

  • AIM (Adolescent Intramural Mentoring)-$11,550.00 for restroom tank & foundation 

  • Cass County Arts Council-$10,800.00 for Med Flory Jazz Festival

  • Cass County Veterans Council-$2,600.00 for World War II Vets database

  • Domestic Violence Task Force-$3,750.00 for high school programs 

  • Friends of Walton Library-$12,000.00 for computer server 

  • Girl Scouts of Tribal Trails-$5,193.00 for fitness circuit 

  • Kiwanis Club-$1,702.00 for Book Readers & Horn Blowers performance 

  • Memorial Hospital Foundation-$8,700.00 for 1000 Pedometers for "Step It Up 2007" 

  • Sangralea Valley-$5,000.00 for playground 


2006 Community Grants Total $55,438.94

  • AIM/Columbia Elementary-$2,500.00 for "Gotta Go!" college presentation 

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cass County-$3,000.00 for after school programs at 2 schools 

  • Cass County Emergency Medical Services-$5,000.00 two stair chairs for emergency evacuations 

  • Cass County Chapter of the American Red Cross-$5,659.00 for CPR training mannequins 

  • Cass County Historical Society/Logansport Fire Dept.-$5,000.00 for restoration of 1873 fire engine 

  • Civic Players of Logansport-$2,189.94 for tools for designing & building sets 

  • Food Finders Food Bank-$1,000 for food delivery to Cass County 

  • Girl Scouts of Tribal Trails-$2,965.00 for "Studio of Dreams" computer lab 

  • Literacy Volunteers-$1,000.00 for Family Literacy Days 

  • Little Turtle Waterway-$5,225.00 for cleaning & repairs 

  • Logan's Landing-$2,500.00 for hanging baskets & flowerpots 

  • Logansport Art Association-$6,800.00 for Adventures in Art Youth program 

  • Logansport Children's Choir-$2,000.00 for Vermont Choir Festival 

  • Special Olympics of Cass County-$1,600 for boccie ball equipment 

  • Youth Services Alliance-$9,000 for Chief Logan bus for transporting youth 


2005 Community Grants total $42,524.00

  • AIM (Adolescent Intramural Mentoring)-$4,269.00 for ball field fence & storage barn (full amount requested)

  • Four County Counseling Center-$445.00for My Turn Youth Volunteerism Projects (partial grant)

  • Girl Scouts Tribal Trails-$7,000 for yurt (camp building) (full amount requested)

  • Habitat for Humanity-$2,500.00 for construction trailer (partial grant)

  • Kiwanis Club-$1,582.00 for Book Readers & Horn Blowers performance (matching grant 2 to 1) 

  • *LEDF-$10,000.00 for electronic billboard/economic development* (full amount requested)

  • Logansport Memorial Hospital-$3,000.00 for Latino Health Summit (partial grant)

  • Royal Center Volunteer Fire Department-$13,728.00 for extrication equipment (matching grant 2 to 1)

  • * Recipient organization unable to complete original project; allocated monies were returned to CCCF for future grants

2004 Community Grants Total $19,173.53

  • Cass County 4-H Association-$5000.00 for paving project 

  • Character Counts-$1,500.00 for school banners only

  • Domestic Violence Task Force-$1,113.83 for digital cameras to document abuse 

  • Food Finders-$1069.20 for food delivery program 

  • Memorial Hospital Foundation-$5,000.00 for River Bluff Trail project 

  • Peak (Woodlawn)-$2,790.00 for group home kitchen & dining supplies 

  • Pioneer Youth League-$2,000.00 for ball field fence 

  • United Way -$700.00 for community


2003 Community Grants Total $11,434

  • Civic Players of Logansport-$1,680 for 6 microphones $1680 

  • 4-H Horse & Pony Club-$5,000.00 for arena improvements 

  • Kiwanis Club of Logansport-$1,254.00 for "Book Readers & Horn Blowers" program

  • Logansport Art Association-$3,500.00 for downtown mural project 

2002 CCCF Grant Projects Total $45,278

  • Woodlawn Center (PEAK) - $2,500.00 - for computers/printers

  • Girl Scouts of Tribal Trails (CCFY) - $2,416.00 - for Zink the Zebra Diversity Project

  • Carey Services Inc. - $1,000 - for handicapped lift

  • Cass County Arts Council - $890.00 - for marketing/brochures

  • Donley Chess Center (CCFY) - $672.00 - for youth chess program

  • Weekday Religious Education - $10,000 - for new bus

  • Special Olympics of Cass County (CCFY) - $6,150.00 - for athletic uniforms

  • Arrowhead RC&D (CCFY) - $1,350.00 - for Berry Patch project

  • Baptist Temple (CCFY) - $8,000.00 - for skate park enhancement

  • C.A.S.A. (CCFY) - $1,800.00 - for marketing/volunteers

  • Logan's Landing - $5,000.00 - for Light Up Logansport Parade

  • Cass County Historical Society - $5,500.00 - for local history book 


2001 Grants Total $50,372.00

  • Domestic Violence Task Force - $1,772.00 - for educational pamphlet

  • Iron Horse - $5,000.00 - for new marketing/parade float

  • Humane Society-$11,500.00 - for feasibility study

  • Teen Pregnancy/Aids Prevention - $2,000.00 - for website for student education

  • Logansport Youth Baseball - $4,000.00 - for new scoreboard at Fairview Park

  • Emmaus Mission - $25,000.00 - matching grant to complete electrical wiring at mission

  • Civic Players - $1,100.00 - matching grant to purchase new keyboard

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