Community Grants

Community Grants 

Each year, the Fort Knox Spouses and Community Club (FKSCC) provides grants to support local and national organizations and charities through the Community Grants program. We especially welcome applications from local organizations on and off post that serve military families as well as the surrounding community. We appreciate all you do to serve our families and would like to give back to further your mission as well.

Organizations that have received Community Grants:

FKSCC Community Grants – Total $20,000
Spring 2017

FAITH (Homeschool Group) Academics Co-op: to purchase used literature books and study guides for their language arts class that would be used repeatedly.

American Red Cross Pet Therapy Program: to help purchase supplies for their Pet Therapy training sessions (dog leads, choke collars, watering bowls, Pet Therapy vest, pet waste bags).

You Cannot Be What You Cannot See: to purchase 250 “You Cannot Be What You Cannot See” workbooks.

Joshua’s Friends for Exceptional Families, Inc.: to help fund a surround sound stereo and speaker system for their Joshua Java House.

CASA of the Heartland, Inc.: to purchase 20 sets of CASA training materials for their Spring 2017, Fall 2017, and Winter 2018 class trainees.

Meade County ATC Fire and EMS Program: to help pay for rescue training on extraction of patients entrapped in motor vehicle accidents.

BeastMode Hardin County Kentucky Track Club: to help purchase equipment for upcoming track season, building rental, tents and canopies for track meet, equipment storage.

Hooray for Heroes: to help pay for their annual event for military and first responders.

Mission Hope for Kids: to help fund items for the literacy program (such as whisper phones, books, etc.).

North Hardin High School Project Graduation: to help fund activities, inflatables, security, etc. for their P.G. event.

Elizabethtown High School Project Graduation: to help fund inflatables, laser tag and games for their P.G. event.

John Hardin High School Project Graduation: to help fund activities, entertainment, inflatables, and games for their P.G. event.

Bullitt East High School Project Graduation: to help fund entertainment and activities for their P.G. event.

Elizabethtown Lacrosse Club (North Hardin/Fort Knox Varsity Boys Lacrosse): to help purchase new uniforms for 25 players.  Current uniforms have been in use for 4 years.

Fort Knox High School Football Booster Club: to help purchase supplies for football team (footballs; Gatorade bottles and carriers; adjustable lineman split marker; athletic tape; sports pre-wrap; mesh sports equipment bags; speed drills parachute trainer; first aid kit; practice uniform vests).

American Red Cross Santa’s Workshop: to purchase 25 bicycles for their program to help children of financially challenged military, regardless of rank.

American Red Cross Helping Hands: to purchase diapers and wipes, and turkeys to help supplement the Thanksgiving food baskets.

Fort Knox Boy Scouts of America Troop 128: to help purchase a Coleman Griddle; 2 Coleman stove carry cases; 4 2-person tents; 3 4-person tents; 2 Coleman stoves.

Western Kentucky University Textbooks for Troops Program: to help provide textbooks for military personnel enrolled in WKU courses on a lending basis, so books can be checked out, returned, and loaned out to other service members.

Lady Veterans Connect: to help fund roofing, gutters, soffit vents, and electrical items to finish their home for Lady Veterans living in Kentucky’s first transitional home for Lady Veterans.

Barr Memorial Library: to help fund their Summer Reading Program.

FKSCC 2015-2016 Grants – Total $16,200.00
March 2016
1.  John Hardin High School Softball Booster – to help fund a new softball pitching machine.
2.  Meade County Cross Country – to help fund the purchase of a smaller tent to fit on their buses.
3.  John Hardin High School Project Graduation – to help pay for activities, entertainment, inflatables, and games for their event.
4.  G C Burkhead Archery – to help pay for replacing damaged/worn arrows; reusable uniform shirts, maintenance and repair for targets and bows.
5.  Fort Knox High School Track Booster – to help fund new unisex track suits.
6.  North Hardin High School Project Graduation – to help pay for activities, security, transportation during their event.
7.  Fort Knox High School Project Graduation – to help fund activities, inflatables, and entertainment during their event.
8.  Bullitt East High School Project Graduation – to help fund activities, and entertainment during their event.
9.  Fort Knox High School Lady Eagles Basketball Club – to help fund their winter tournament
10.  Barr Memorial Library – to help purchase materials needed for the Summer Reading Program.
11.  Fort Knox High School Swim Team Boosters – to help fund purchase of replacement components for their Dolphin timing system.
12.  Mission Hope for Kids – to help purchase books for their library in order to enhance their literacy program.
13.  Central Hardin High School Band – to help fund 120 new band uniforms with a total cost of $45,000.
14.  CASA of the Heartland – to help with the cost of providing training materials for their Volunteer Training Classes for 30 new CASA volunteers.
15.  American Red Cross – to help purchase toys and books for Santa’s Workshop; gifts for their Candy Cane Lane program; and dog leads, collars, watering bowls, vests, baggies to help support their Pet Therapy Program.
16.  Hardin County Veterans Memorial Inc. – to help cover the cost of flags and statues to be placed at the newly constructed Radcliff Veterans Center.

 

FKSCC 2014-2015 Grants – Total $25,177.70

November 2014 Grants – $8.905.70

Rachel’s Fun for Everyone Project – for purchase of a balance beam for the ADA accessible playground project in Vine Grove.

North Hardin Christian School – to help fund the cost of a playground set that costs a total of $23,999.00.

West Hardin Middle School Extended School Services (ESS) – to purchase educational materials to be used for reading intervention.  ESS pays for the certified teacher, but provides no funding for the materials to work with students.

Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana – to purchase six 6-foot folding tables for use and maintenance at the Girl Scout Hut on Fort Knox.  The tables will be used by all the troops in the conduct of troop meetings, events and activities.

Fort Knox High School Track Boosters – funds will be used to purchase much needed team uniforms and equipment.

North Hardin High School Marching Band – funds will be used to offset the cost of housing and entrance to the 9/11 Memorial Museum for the 220 band members who have been chosen to play in the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

American Red Cross – for purchase of food for financially challenged soldiers for the Holiday Food Assistance Program.

Kentucky Pro Bass Warrior – to purchase life jackets, gator grip fish bags and rain suits for their program that takes Wounded Warriors and their families fishing.

March 2015 Grants – $16,272.00

Fort Knox High School Project Graduation – to help fund rental of Anderson Water Park, cost of MWR lifeguard staff, inflatables, photo booth, karaoke and group organized games.

North Hardin High School Project Graduation – to pay for security for their event.

John Hardin High School Project Graduation – to help pay for prizes, inflatables and entertainment for their event.

North Hardin High School Choir – to help pay for rights to perform the musical Beauty and the Beast which will be performed at the Hardin County Performing Arts Center.

Hooray for Heroes – to help pay for entertainment, insurance, advertisement and t-shirts for the annual event for military, veterans and first responders.

John Hardin High School Girls Soccer –  to help purchase team uniforms.

Elizabethtown Lacrosse Club, Inc.  –  to help purchase team uniforms and equipment due to a large increase in participation in this relatively new club.

Fort Knox High School Baseball Team – to purchase a used infield cover and other baseball equipment.

Fort Knox High School Softball Booster Club – to purchase two coffee pots, a grill, a microwave, a PA system, two tables and two chairs to use for fundraising at their concession booth during games.

American Red Cross Extreme Youth Program  – to purchase t-shirts used as a uniform for 150 youth volunteers in this summer program.

Barr Memorial Library – to purchase materials for seven special programs to be held in June and July.

Dogs on Deployment they are a national organization who received funds to help pay for foster care and resources for military “pet parents” who are deployed or unable to temporarily care for their pets due to stays in military or VA hospitals.