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Funds are still available!

The deadline is nearing for grants through the Piqua Emergency Response Fund, a special program of The Piqua Community Foundation. The Foundation’s staff and board of directors invite applications by the June 1 deadline.

The fund was established in April to support nonprofit organizations serving the unique needs of the Piqua community in the midst of the COVID-19 virus outbreak.

The Foundation committed $50,000 to the emergency fund and accepted $9,800 in contributions from local individuals and businesses. Nine nonprofit organizations serving Piqua residents have received a total of more than $35,700 for emergency response activities. The services supported include telehealth care for remote medical attention, increased personal protective equipment for staff and volunteers, and direct stipends to local residents for food, fuel, utility and rent assistance.

Funds remain in the account, and applications will continue to be accepted until June 1 or until money is expended, whichever comes first.

The grant guidelines and application can be found HERE.

For more information, email Executive Director Michelle Perry at michelle@piquacommunityfoundation.org.

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