The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty is focused on making an impact in our community through grants to local nonprofit organizations, to meet changing needs and create a more vibrant community.
Community Health Fund
The Community Health Fund was established to offer Rapid Response Grants to organizations addressing urgent needs of the West Chester/Liberty community during the pandemic. Thirteen organizations received grant funding from March through July, totaling $86,200.
· Reach Out Lakota for COVID-19 emergency relief funds and to address the increased demand for food assistance
Society of St. Vincent DePaul to provide rent, utility, medical, and food relief to those facing hardship.
UC Health - West Chester Hospital for COVID-19 emergency services.
Pink Ribbon Girls for food delivery service to local cancer patients and their families.
East Butler County YMCA to provide childcare for critical healthcare employees.
Lakota Robotics to produce 3D-printed PPE.
The Christ Hospital Foundation for COVID-19 emergency services
American Legion Post 681 to provide rent, utility, medical, and food relief to local veterans and their families.
Forever Kings, Inc. to provide hot meals to children experiencing food insecurity due to COVID-19.
Boys & Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty for PPE and cleaning supplies for staff and students during their summer programming
Atrium Medical Center Foundation for COVID-19 Rapid Testing Devices
Ohio Restaurant Association Education Foundation for emergency relief funds for local restaurant employees
National Alliance on Mental Illness to offer virtual support groups for clients.
EDGE Teen Center
The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty is proud to support EDGE Teen Center with grants for programming support. EDGE provides high school students with a diverse, youth-driven teen center dedicated to creating life-on-life mentoring relationships with caring adults through community service opportunities, social activities, tutoring, counseling and life skills courses.
Voice of America Museum Connector Path
The Voice of America Museum Connector Path, funded by a Community Foundation Transportation Grant for walkability, provides easy access for visitors of the VOA Museum and VOA MetroPark Athletic Complex. The crushed stone path cuts an east 650-foot walk between the sites, eliminating a once 2.5 mile drive.