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40th Anniversary

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of The Defiance Area Foundation in 2019:

We were blessed with generous donations and legacy gifts that enabled us to make 75 grants from our community fund of $1,000 each as part of our Anniversary Celebration. Our goal this year was to support more individuals, families, and organizations that help our community and get to know those small organizations that need financial assistance.

2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Originally, the Defiance Area Foundation board approved 40 grants for the 40th anniversary but we were able to met the demand and filled requests as they continues to come in. A total of 75, $1000 grants were awarded before the end of the fiscal year June 30, 2019. These 75 grants include:

Andrew Tuttle Memorial Museum
Ayersville Athletic Boosters
Ayersville Elementary PTO
Black Swamp Area Council
Blue Dolphins Swim Club
Brighter Beginnings / Ravens Care
BSA Troop 70 – St. Pauls UMC
CHP Hospice Center
Christmas Cruise Thru
CPC Women’s Health Resource
DARE Program
DDVB Holiday Decoratimg
Def. Elementary Sch. -Watchdog Program
Defiance Agricultural Society
Defiance Area YMCA
Defiance Area Young Girls Conf. (St. Paul’s)
Defiance Baseball Association
Defiance Citizens in Action
Defiance Co. Furniture Bank
Defiance Co. Historical Society
Defiance Co. Horseman’s Council
Defiance Co. Public Safety Services- EMA
Defiance Commuity Cultural Council
Defiance County Amatuer Radio Club
Defiance County General Health District
Defiance Fastpitch Softball League
Defiance Fire & Rescue
Defiance Furniture Bank
Defiance Public Library System
DHS Academic Booster Club
Evansport United Methodist Church
Fairview Elementary
Fairview Pride Committee – TV Schools
Family Christian Center
Fort Defiance Humane Society
Friends of Independence Dam St. park
Hicksville Beautification Comm. (HCSC)
Hicksville Community Service Center
Highland Twp Fire Dept. Assoc.
Historic Homes – Save our School
Historic Homes of Defiance
Holy Cross Catholic Schools
Huber Opera House
Independent Education Center (IEC)
Johnson Memorial Library Friends
Junior Achievement
Kaitlyn’s Cottage
Kidney Foundation of NW Ohio
Lifeline Connect Ministry (Hicksville)
Lily Creek Farms
New Heights Educational Group
Noble Township Volunteer Fire Dept.
Northwest Ohio CASA
Northwest Ohio Community Action NOCAC
Ohio Women’s Open
One Step at a Time
Operation KAVIC
Ravens Care
REACH UP – (Org that helps CCNO)
Sara’s Garden
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
St. Paul’s UMC Food Pantry
St. Vincent de Paul
StoryBook Adventure – United WaySufficient Grace Ministries
The Defiance College Purple and Gold Club
The Defiance Dream Center
The Defiance Softball Association
The Fellowship Club
The House of Ruth – Paws Project
The Wannabees, Inc.
Tinora Academic Boosters
Tinora Music Boosters
United Way
Village of Hicksville
Zonta Club of Defiance