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Franklin County Community Fund Awards Grants to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts

July 27, 2020

The Franklin County Community Fund Board of Advisors announced that more than $8,000 has been granted from the Frankfort-Franklin County COVID-19 Response Fund. The Fund was established in April to provide critical support to vulnerable populations in Franklin County who are adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Frankfort Immigration Assistance Network (FIAN) received a grant of $2,500 to provide Sav A Lot Gift certificates for families in need to purchase food, fresh produce and other essential supplies.
  • Frankfort Area Children’s Council Sunshine Center received a grant of $2,700 to provide food and shelter to area victims of domestic violence and child abuse.
  • Frankfort Women’s Shelter received a grant of $3,000 to provide shelter food, transportation and personal care needs women and children experiencing homelessness.

Grantmaking from the Frankfort-Franklin County COVID-19 Response Fund can only continue with your support. To make an online donation to the Frankfort-Franklin County COVID-19 Response Fund, visit https://bgcf.givingfuel.com/franklin-covid19. To donate by check, make checks payable to Blue Grass Community Foundation and indicate that your gift should be directed to the Frankfort-Franklin County COVID-19 Response Fund. Mail checks to:

 

Blue Grass Community Foundation

Attn: Frankfort-Franklin County COVID-19 Response Fund

499 E. High Street #112

Lexington, KY 40507

 

About the Franklin County Community Fund:

The Franklin County Community Fund is an affiliate fund of Blue Grass Community Foundation, established by local citizens to create a more generous, vibrant and engaged Rowan County.  This permanently endowed fund provides support for civic projects and charitable endeavors for generations to come. Click here for more information about the Franklin County Community Fund. For more information about the Frankfort-Franklin County COVID-19 Response Fund, contact [email protected].