Muskingum County commissioners receive news on several county grants.
Community Development Director Sheila Samson delivered information on the Community Housing Improvement grant, the 2011 Formula Grant and updates on various other projects taking place around the county. The Community Housing Improvement grant helps families with low to moderate income needing home repair.
"Applications, we'll actually start handing those out today and we will receive those up until...
Non-profit organizations in Muskingum County are invited to participate in a grant competition.
The Muskingum County Community Foundation is dishing out $30,000 to charities that promote visual arts, performing arts, education or economic development. Executive Director David Mitzel said that money is only a small portion of what's being donated in the county.
"That $30,000 represents unrestricted money that we can give away in such a fashion, but the bulk of what we...
There may be a solution for local homeowners seeking help with repairs.
The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development made a visit to the Muskingum County Center for Seniors Thursday morning. The USDA is offering grants and funds through their 504 Home Repair Program. Loan Specialist, Debbie Tewanger, says the program is designed to help low income applicants in rural areas improve their living conditions and assist with needed home repairs.
The Muskingum County Community Foundation is announcing the recipients of its annual Spring Grant Competition. Chairman Matt Elli says nine awards were handed out totaling just over $31,000. Elli says Zane State College is getting the largest award of $10,000 for its Advanced Science and Technology Center. The Dresden and Frazeysburg volunteer fire departments each got $4,000. The village of South Zanesville and the Y-Bridge Arts festival received $3000 each. Other groups getting funding:...
The city of Zanesville is working to improve the conditions of its neighborhoods, and two recently-awarded programs are helping out.
The Community Development Department applied for two competitive grants. The first is the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, and Zanesville was one of 11 applicants in the state to be awarded the funds. The $300,000 grant will be applied to various projects within Zanesville's targeted East-End Neighborhood.
The city of Zanesville is wrapping up its second and final public hearing for Formula and Neighborhood Revitalization Grants.
It's required that citizens participate and give their input in deciding how to prioritize activities for the grants.
"They have concerns about items that may not be qualified as eligible activities. Many times they want to talk about curbs and sidewalks where those might be the responsibility of the homeowner, " says Community Development...
Muskingum County is applying to bring more money to our area.
Community Development Director, Sheila Samson, went before the Muskingum County Commissioners Thursday to update them on the different grants the county is currently working on.
"We are actually applying for the 2010 CHIP grants, our community housing improvements, applying for a $500,000 and I just gave them an update on the different activities which we have private owner rehabilitation,...
$1.7 million is headed to Ohio University from is headed to Ohio University from the National Institutes of Health to learn more about the science of why we age.
The grant is one of the largest NIH Grants received by Ohio University and is part of a larger $8.6 million cooperative initiative that includes researchers at five other institutions. The project has roots at Ohio University where researchers at five other institutions.