Tipp City Foundation: Second Quarter Grants

Thank you to the Tipp City Foundation for awarding a grant 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, $600.00, adds a designated sensory area for K-2 students.

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.


Downtown Tipp City Partnership, $1,175.00 and $975.00, spruces up the exteriors of downtown properties identified by the Façade Improvement Program. An Urban Stewardship Fund grant.

Tipp City Exempted Village Schools, $1,334.00, purchases new concert band performance folders.

Tipp City Exempted Village Schools, $1,000.00, pairs local artist and author Liz Ball with 385 Nevin Coppock K-1 students. The creative stages of developing book illustrations will be taught by this celebrated creator of the Hidden Treasures hidden picture puzzle book series.

Tipp City Public Library, $2,000.00, explores the challenge of creating peace through literature with authors Ben Fountain and Andrew Krivak. Creating a more worldly generation is the goal of this partnership between the Library, Schools, and Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Additional support was given from the Robinson-Walters Family Fund and the Lucky 13 Fund.


Miami County Educational Service Center, $1,119.10, helps multiple-disability high school students to learn life skills and to explore vocational jobs. Additional support from Robinson-Walters Fund advisors rounds out this request for a total of $1,619.10.

Tipp City Exempted Village Schools, $1,125.00, fosters a love for reading by 9th grade students with the purchase of graphic novels. Shazam!

Tipp City Exempted Village Schools, $600.00, adds a designated sensory area for middle school students.

Tipp City Exempted Village Schools, $479.94, applies math and science concepts to robotic learning for 5th grade students.


Tipp City Fire and Emergency Services, $3,200.00, modernizes the presentation equipment in the fire and EMS training classroom. A Safety First Fund grant.


Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley, $1,500.00, matches local youth on a waiting list with mentors.

Seeds of Hope OH, $2,500.00, supports new foster and kinship families with the purchase of beds and mattresses. In the first five months of 2022, 48 beds and 47 mattresses have been distributed by this organization.

The deadline for 3Q grant submissions is August 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.