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Medina County Community Fund
Grant History

Since its founding, the Medina County Community Fund has invested nearly $500,000 into local causes that enrich the quality of life of all Medina County residents.

Nonprofits interested in applying for a grant from the Medina County Community Fund can find deadlines and other important information on our Issue-Specific Grants page. 

2015 Grants

In 2015, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $38,000 to 11 local organizations:

Kids on a bus
A grant to Medina Creative Housing helped purchase a handicapped-accessible van.
  • Brunswick Educational Foundation, to support the BEAT Video Program, in which student “backpack journalists” create print, Web and video stories about Medina County initiatives for broadcast by Northeast Ohio media outlets, $2,500
  • Children’s Center of Medina County, to purchase human trafficking education and prevention materials to distribute to families and professionals in Medina County, $1,200
  • Faith in Action Medina County Caregivers, to provide free transportation to and from medical appointments for elderly and disabled Medina County residents, $9,000  
  • Matthew 25 Coalition, to provide fuel and auto repair vouchers to rural residents in poverty who need transportation to their jobs, school or medical appointments, $5,000
  • Medina Community Police Activity League, to provide snacks for after-school programs, $500
  • Medina County Arts Council Inc., to support free performances and arts programs throughout Medina County as part of the 2015 Arts Week Festival, $1,200
  • Medina Creative Housing, to purchase a handicapped-accessible van to transport participants in the life skills and vocational training programs, $9,000
  • Oaks Family Care Center, to support a fatherhood education seminar in Medina County, $2,000
  • Operation H.O.M.E.S., to provide homeless families and individuals with transportation to work, school and medical appointments, $5,500
  • ORMACO Inc., for the Jazz Under the Stars free concert series in Medina’s public square, $1,000
  • RePlay for Kids, to provide adapted toys to low-income families with children with disabilities in Medina County, $1,100

2014 Grants

In 2014, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $30,523 to 14 local organizations:

Arts week sign
A grant to the Medina County Arts Council supported the countywide Arts Week festival.
  • Battered Women’s Shelter, for domestic violence support groups in Medina County, $2,000
  • Brunswick Educational Foundation, to support the BEAT Video Program, in which student “backpack journalists” create print, Web and video stories about Medina County initiatives for broadcast by Northeast Ohio media outlets, $3,000
  • Children’s Center of Medina County, to increase the awareness and prevention of child sexual abuse by purchasing educational materials to distribute to families and professionals in Medina County, $1,823
  • City of Wadsworth, for landscaping surrounding the Boy with the Leaky Boot Statue, which was built in honor of the city’s bicentennial celebration, $1,500
  • Cornerstone of Hope, for grief counseling and education programs in Medina County, $2,000
  • Matthew 25 Coalition, to provide fuel and auto repair vouchers to rural residents in poverty who need transportation to their jobs, school or medical appointments, $3,000
  • Medina County Art League, to host the 37th Ohio Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition and bring award-winning art to Medina County, $1,200
  • Medina County Arts Council Inc., to support free performances and arts programs throughout Medina County as part of the 2014 Arts Week Festival, $1,000
  • Medina County Veterans Memorial Hall, for renovations to expand and modernize the Veterans Memorial Hall in Medina, $1,500
  • Medina Health Ministry, to provide free preventative care and health education to uninsured, working women in Medina County, $6,000
  • Oaks Family Care Center, to support a mediation program that helps couples in crisis resolve parenting and financial conflicts, $3,000
  • ORMACO Inc., for the Jazz Under the Stars free concert series in Medina’s public square, $1,000
  • RePlay for Kids, to support toy adaptation workshops in Medina County high schools, where students use STEM skills to adapt toys for local children with disabilities, $2,000
  • Suicide Prevention Education Alliance, for suicide prevention and depression awareness programs at Brunswick, Buckeye, Cloverleaf, Highland and Medina high schools, $1,500

2013 Grants

In 2013, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $27,000 to 14 local organizations:

Girl tending a plant in her garden
A grant to Feeding Medina County helped teach residents to grow their own food.

2012 Grants

In 2012, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $30,500 to 13 local organizations:

Jazz Under the Stars
A grant to ORMACO brought a free concert series to Medina. Residents of all ages enjoyed "Jazz Under the Stars."

2011 Grants

In 2011, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $35,000 to 13 local organizations:

Boy riding horse
A grant to Right Lead supported a therapeutic horseback riding program for at-risk children.

2010 Grants

In 2010, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $30,000 to 10 local organizations:

Man standing in front of bus
A grant to the Kidney Foundation of Medina County provided residents with transportation to hemodialysis treatments.

2009 Grants

In 2009, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $37,620 to 15 local organizations:

Young girl in a dentist's chair with a hygienist
A grant to the Medina County Oral Health Coalition provided a portable dental X-ray machine.

2008 Grants

In 2008, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $33,750 to 12 local organizations:

Young boy getting his fingerprints taken with an ink pad
A grant to the Brunswick Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association supported a project to track people with disabilities in case of emergency.​
  • Battered Women's Shelter, to provide safe transportation for shelter residents, $2,500
  • Brunswick Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, for Project Lifesaver, which tracks persons with Alzeheimer’s, dementia and other medical issues if they wander from home, $2,500
  • Chatham Volunteer Firemen's Association, to purchase a stair chair for firefighters and EMTs, $1,500
  • Hands Across Medina County Foundation, for the Medina County Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program, $2,000
  • The Kidney Foundation of Medina County Inc., to transport Medina County renal patients to treatment facilities, $3,500
  • Let's Make a Difference Charitable Trust, for a summer enrichment program for disadvantaged children, $1,050
  • Medina Creative Housing Inc., for the Life Steps Summer Day Camp for children and adults with disabilities, $5,000
  • Medina Health Ministry, to support the free clinic in Medina, $9,300
  • Menwa Inc., to install an automatic door for senior residents, $1,000
  • Northeastern Ohio Live Steamers Inc., to install a functional signal system at the Lester Rail Trail Park, $1,000
  • Northern Ohio Railway Museum, to electronically catalog artifacts and document archives, $900
  • Oaks Family Care Center, to hire a community resource director for the Medina County Marriage Collaboration, $3,500

2007 Grants

In 2007, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $31,478 to 12 local organizations:

Young girl pointing to pictures in book held by older man
A grant to Akron Children's Hospital supported the Reach out and Read program.​

2006 Grants

In 2006, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $28,015 to seven local organizations:

Group of adolescents with developmental disabilities sitting on the grass
A grant to Medina Creative Housing supported a life skills camp for youth with disabilities.​

2005 Grants

In 2005, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $25,604 to 10 local organizations:

Boy bagging vegetables for an older woman at a farmers market
A grant to the Hands Across Medina County Foundation supported a farmers market nutrition program for seniors.​

2004 Grants

In 2004, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $27,363 to nine local organizations:

Two women sitting at a table working
A grant to the Medina Health Ministry supported its free clinic.​

2003 Grants

In 2003, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $18,031 to nine local organizations:

Black and white cat in a shelter cage
A grant to the Medina County SPCA provided equipment used to rescue animals.​

2002 Grants

In 2002, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $21,203 to 10 local organizations:

Red barn surrounded by fields
A grant to the Medina Summit Land Conservancy supported farmland preservation efforts.​

2001 Grants

In 2001, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $15,170 to seven local organizations:

Young girl studying from a book with the help of an older woman
A grant to the Literacy Council of Medina County supported a satellite program in Lodi.​

2000 Grants

In 2000, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $8,750 to five local organizations:

Three volunteers stand in front of a table filled with toys
A grant to Bethesda Counseling Ministries provided toys for children to use during playtime.​

1999 Grants

In 1999, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $8,550 to six local organizations:

Woman packing food in a paper grocery bag
A grant to the Medina County Office for Older Adults provided shelf-stable food for seniors.​

1998 Grants

In 1998, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $8,066 to five local organizations:

Young girl reading with a woman tutor
A grant to the Literacy Council of Medina County provided books to use during tutoring sessions.​

1997 Grants

In 1997, the Medina County Community Fund awarded grants totaling $10,958 to five local organizations:

Playground
A grant to Wadsworth Community Playground provided signs to enhance Kaleidoscope Playground.

1994 Grants

In 1994, the Medina County Community Fund awarded its first grants totaling $5,450 to two organizations:

Seville library
One of MCCF's first grants supported the Downtown Seville Project. Pictured above is the Seville Library, located in the heart of downtown Seville.