Turner Youth Grants
Friday, 20 April 2012 09:03
The Valentine Area Youth Planning Commission met this week to review applications for the Turner Foundation youth grant funds. 18 applications were approved totaling slightly over $22,000. Each year the Commission applies for a grant from the Turner Foundation for Youth Initiatives and this year they received $16,000 from the Turner Foundation. The grants this year will cover a wide variety of program from recreation to environmental.
Valentine American Legion Baseball ($2,417) For youth baseball camp and new legion bats.
Sandhills Stingrays Swim Team ($1,061) For new lane line dividers and equipment.
Valentine Youth Activities ($2,293) To support several youth recreation program.
Valentine Women’s Softball ($342) For youth girls softball clinic.
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church ($500) For expansion of outdoor classroom.
Art Big and Small ($450) For supplies.
Niobrara Valley Outdoor Education ($1,450) To start a kayak program for are youth.
Pat Schemmer Art Class ($950) For photography supplies and art supplies.
Valentine Area Arts Council ($3,000) To help bring art programs to schools and youth.
Valentine Public Library ($1200) For video book project.
Valentine Youth Planning Commission ($3,500) Improvement to youth facilities.
Boy Scout Troop #288 ($500) To help defray expenses of leadership camp.
Niobrara Council ($787) For summer outdoor youth camps.
Jessica McGinley ($634) To paint large outlines of United States on concrete
Valentine Mens Bowling ($500) To help with awards and youth bowling league.
Valentine 6th Grade Field Trip ($1,100) Educational field trip to Lincolns and Omaha.
Valentine Youth Basketball ($1,000.00) To help with uniforms for traveling teams.
Valentine Teen Center ($374.50) To purchase video game equipment for Youth center.