<![CDATA[Lutz Foundation - Grants]]>Tue, 17 Oct 2023 00:13:34 -0400Weebly<![CDATA[2023 Grants Awarded]]>Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:00:00 GMThttps://lutzfoundation.org/grants/2023-grants-awarded
  1. Rideability Therapeutic Riding Center
    Tuition assistance program
  2. Rideability Therapeutic Riding Center
    Horse care program
  3. Christian Ministries of the Carolinas
    Alpha program
  4. Battered But Not Broken
    Roof and storage building
  5. Chester County Animal Shelter
    Spay/neutering fund and lab equipment
  6. Children's Cancer Partners of the Carolinas
    Funds for travel, lodging, camps, home care, and funeral costs
  7. Pilgrims Inn
    Food pantry expansion
  8. Chester Lady Cyclones
    Equipment to drag and finish fields before/after practice and games
  9. American Red Cross
    Chester County Disaster Fund
  10. Lancaster Children's Home
    15 passenger bus to transport children to various activities
  11. Wayne T Patrick Hospice House (Carolina Community Care)
    New sleeper loveseats, recliners, and mattresses in patient rooms
  12. Chester State Park
    Upscale picnic pads (3) with shade coverings, picnic tables, grills, swings, and gliders for small gatherings of any nature
  13. Saluda Street Church of God
    Renovations of the Children's Church building for community youth outreach
  14. SC High School Rodeo Association
    New roping boxes for animals used in rodeo
  15. Showtime Theater Company
    Wireless microphone system and wireless mixer
  16. Lewisville High School
    Lightning Prediction System for students, athletes, and community to detect lightning to halt/cancel programs, such as sports events, community events, summer programs, amber alerts, and active shooter events
  17. Clemson University 4-H Program
    Youth Swine Show, STEM Program and Engineering Challenges, as well as camping and summer programs
  18. Christ Central Ministries
    New carpet for Thrift Store building, which revenue from the thrift store helping with other costs and maintenance of the building
  19. University of SC (Union)
    Alaris System and Wound Simulation Kit for infusions for adults, children, and babies to simulate artificial and realistic wounds for nurse training
  20. Children's Attention Home of Rock Hill
    Renovate and improve all children bathrooms in Freeman Cottage
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<![CDATA[2022 Grants Awarded]]>Tue, 01 Feb 2022 05:00:00 GMThttps://lutzfoundation.org/grants/2022-grants-awarded
  1. Rideability Therapeutic Riding Center
    New facility and new barn which will allow more services for special needs community, veterans, along with art programs, vegetable gardens, and help with study for students
  2. Battered But Not Broken
    Privacy fencing for the House of Ruth and vinyl siding for House of Magdalene — homes for women coming out of prison as they work through programs, find employment, and become self-sufficient
  3. Town of Lowrys, Lowrys Park
    Updating playground equipment and adding a swing area for children with disabilities
  4. Winthrop College Fountain Restoration Project
    Restoring an over-50 year old fountain featuring seating, landscaping, etc for both students and the community
  5. York County Council of Aging
    Providing meals for Chester County senior citizens who are unable to fix meals, etc
  6. Chester State Park
    Making the park the only one in the state to offer two double-camper cabins featuring A/C, heat, outdoor fire pits, grills, and seating on the lake
  7. Chester County Sheriff's Office
    Providing a large drone that was able to capture a suspect on the run as officers were training with the equipment and find a wandering woman after having been missing from home for two days
  8. Chester County Historical Society
    Printing two publications: Walking Tour of Chester and A Tour of Historic Great Falls
  9. Chester High School Baseball Program
    Replaced twenty year old equipment with a new pitching machine for practices
  10. Lewisville Fire Department
    Hybrid, high-performance, portable, high-pressure air bag set that can lift heavy objects off of people trapped under cars, etc
  11. Rodman Special Needs ADA Program
    Providing a handicap/special needs pod and a rubber safety surface for wheelchairs
  12. Children's Attention Home
    Renovated the kitchen, equipment, and flooring to allow children to receive training in meal planning, preparation, and serving
  13. University of SC (Union)
    A patient simulator to train students in the labor and delivery of babies
  14. Clemson University 4-H Program
    Summer programs, Youth Swine Shows, 4-H local and national events
  15. North Chester Fire Department
    Extrication equipment used to cut, spread open doors, and extricate victims in wrecks, etc
  16. Christ Central Ministries, Center of Hope
    Purchase new living room equipment, carpet, paint, etc for women in the program
  17. Wayne T Patrick House (Carolina Community Care)
    Replacing A/C units in patient rooms as well as carpet
  18. Chester Middle School Athletics
    Updating equipment used by middle school students for weight, strength, and condition training
  19. I-58 Rental Program
    Moved a York Tech-donated home to a new location that will serve people transitioning out of programs and into work force and community
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<![CDATA[2021  Grants Awarded]]>Mon, 01 Feb 2021 14:00:00 GMThttps://lutzfoundation.org/grants/2021-grants-awarded
  1. Chester State Park
    First double-camper cabin in any SC state park
  2. North Chester Fire Department
    Funds to buy a dump tank for a truck to supply more water for rural fires
  3. Saluda Street Church of God
    Roof replacement due to wear and poor construction that was preventing holding church services
  4. Chester County Fellowship of Christian Athletes
    Funds to hold services for those attending before/after school commences; primarily led by coaches or athletic directors
  5. Clemson University
    All 4-H programs involving all age children with Swine Show, State 4-H events, Embryology, Plants, Earth Day, and STEM programs
  6. Christ Central Ministries
    Replaced very old bedroom furniture and mattresses in the Women's shelter's 12 bedrooms
  7. YMCA of Greenville SC
    Installed new doors to allow handicapped participants to enter with push button access to the building
  8. GRASP
    Food purchased for the Food Pantry
  9. CHILDRENS Attention Home of Rock Hill
    Renovated dining hall with new flooring, paint, multi-functional furniture and hot/cold salad bar for children
  10. York Preparatory Academy
    Provided Chromebooks for students Kindergarten through High School
  11. York County Council on Aging
    Funds to provide 1428 meals for Chester County senior citizens
  12. Battered But Not Broken
    Windows, a new roof, and other renovations for the House of Ruth
  13. Great Falls High School
    Upgraded weight room equipment for all students and athletes
  14. University of SC (Union)
    A food pantry for day students from Chester, York, Fairfield, Laurens, and Union to provide free food and basic hygiene products
  15. Lions Club
    Funds to provide free eye exams, surgery, and glasses for those who can't afford these services
  16. Rideability Therapeutic Riding Center
    Tuition fund to provide for children whose families cannot afford the services
  17. Chester County Animal Shelter
    Funds to allow Chester County citizens to get rabies vaccinations as well as spaying and neutering animals
  18. CURES
    Funds to renovate the Masonic Lodge to show movies and provide concessions  and become a venue for events and meetings
  19. ROTB Diplomat Center
    Renovate building to become a technology center, overnight shelter, and community food pantry
  20. American Red Cross
    Chester County Disaster Fund
  21. Wayne T Patrick House (Carolina Community Care)
    Purchased a HCC Virtual Connection allowing patients and their caregivers to communicate with Telehealth services and allows them to give virtual consent for procedures due to COVID
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