Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity - $20,000 to purchase building materials for five houses.
Abounding Grace Ministry - $7,000 to provide services to teen girls and women who are, or have been, incarcerated and addicted to drugs and alcohol to assist them in a positive transition back into society.
Grace of God Rescue Mission - $2,500 to help provide the evening meal for homeless and impoverished men, women and children in Forest City, Spindale and Rutherfordton.
Isothermal Community College - $7,500 to purchase pianos and support a summer program for high school students as part of the new Associate of Fine Arts Degree Program in Music.
KidSenses Children's Interactive Museum - $7,500 to support the "Making Your Own Future" initiative in THE FACTORY, a new facility designed to engage older youth in STEM-related programs.
Rutherford County Arts Council - $8,000 to purchase copier equipment that will enable the Arts Council to create and produce scripts and scores for participants and promotional materials for the Council's cultural events and programs.
Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity - $5,000 for home repairs in the Spindale area to help provide safe and secure housing for low-income families.
Rutherford Housing Partnership - $8,000 to help renovate a Forest City house which will become the sixth rental unit in the Housing Matters program.
Salem United Methodist Church - $2,500 for the Washburn Community Outreach Center to purchase food for its pantry.
Union Mills Learning Center - $5,000 for a summer learning camp experience featuring reading, field trips and activities that will serve 40 youth each full-day session.
Youth Empowerment of Rutherford County - $7,000 to improve food service for afterschool and summer programs that reduce truancy, school dropout, abuse and neglect, gang involvement, substance abuse and hunger in Forest City neighborhoods.
Rutherford Housing Partnership - $20,000 to hire the construction manager on a full-time basis and to complete at least 100 urgent repairs for low-income homeowners annually.
Rutherford County Senior Center - $12,000 to provide pre-packaged meals on weekends during the winter months to physically or mentally impaired, homebound older adults in Rutherford County.
Yokefellow Service Center - $20,000 to provide heating assistance during the winter months to low-income families in Rutherford County.