Tipp City Foundation: First Quarter Grants

Thank you to the Tipp City Foundation on awarding 3 Grants to Bethel Local Schools!

The Tipp City Foundation (TCF) has been working since 1943, and focuses on their three core principles of "we give", "we receive", and "We say thanks". TCF annually gives grants to nonprofits across a broad array of charitable purposes, including education, the environment, the arts, health, and social services. By receiving support from an array of different sources, TCF is able to a mighty impact on the Tipp City community. The contributions made by the Tipp City Foundation to our district, as well as others, has made and continues to make a huge positive impact. 

Thank you to the Tipp City Foundation for being a part of the #BethelLegacy 



Bethel Local Schools, $2,440.45, supplements K-2 reading to grow proficiency. Heggerty Decodable Books provide the instruction. An H.E. and Emma Drewing Fund grant.

Bethel Local Schools, $2,398.00, aligns science learning with Ohio standards via a Mystery Science subscription for pre-K through 5th grade. Over 850 students will benefit. A Radle Family Fund for Science Education grant.


Bethel Local Schools, $5,000.00, represents a payment towards the Foundation's commitment of $25,000.00 to build a new stadium. The stadium will be used for sports and marching band activities. Funded, in part, by Bethel Community and Bethel Arts Funds.

We are grateful for the support of the Tipp City Foundation. Here are the other contributions they have made to the local area during this first quarter of 2022.


Project T.I.P.P. (Teens Impacting and Promoting Philanthropy), $5,000.00, gives teens grantmaking responsibility over these dollars as they play the role of a grant distribution committee. This exercise is in conjunction with the Tipp City Chamber of Commerce’s Teen Leadership Academy in June 2022.

Tipp City Exempted Village Schools, $3,000.00, supports the purchase of a new band trailer.

Tipp City Exempted Village Schools, $2,000.00, promotes Stagecrafters Summer Theatre Drama Camp, giving children a two-week experience working both on stage and behind the scenes of a play. 

Tipp City Public Library, $462.99, makes eight multisensory skills kits, which will be available for checkout.


Miami County Educational Service Center, award, connects play-based learning therapy to 60 local young students. The Robinson-Walters Fund advisors awarded the grant request of $500.00.

Tipp City Exempted Village Schools, award, adds a designated sensory area to Broadway Elementary. The Tipp Giving Fund advisors awarded the grant request of $1,290.91.


Tipp Pride Association, $7,500.00, represents a payment towards the Foundation’s commitment of $75,000.00 to build a new stadium in City Park.


Miami County Dental Clinic, $4,500.00, nods to the importance of oral health by supporting exams, x-rays and cleanings for uninsured patients. About 50% of their 9,632 Miami County patients are uninsured. A Senior Wellness Fund grant. Additional support from Robinson-Walters Fund advisors rounds out this request for a total of $5,000.00.

New Creations Counseling Center, Inc., $6,000.00, assists with counseling and psychological services for those with financial need. In 2022, a 7% patient increase from the Tipp City, Bethel Township, and Monroe Township communities is expected.

Tipp City Fire and Emergency Services, $6,500.00, promotes fire safety education with a new “smoke house”. A Safety First Fund grant.


Eagles’ Wings Stable, Inc., $2,500.00, fills a vacancy within the herd of equine “therapists”. A William’s Gift Fund grant.

Tipp City Enrichment Program, Inc., $5,000.00, urgently addresses their bulk nutrition supply shortage. Gordon Food Services discontinued their contract because of the national labor shortage; now this program is faced with buying from retailers.

Tipp City Enrichment Program, Inc., $3,000.00, updates essentials in this 100+-year-old building such as paint, carpet, and repairs.

Tipp City Seniors, Inc., $5,000.00, underwrites the addition of a restroom to the newly remodeled second floor.

The deadline for 2Q grant submissions is May 15th. If you have any grant-related questions, Jim Ranft is available for you questions at 937-528-2482.

More information about the Tipp City Foundation can be found here.