As our home base, the historic City of Hudson represents an important grantmaking priority for Morgan Foundation.  The Foundation provides grants to organizations that contribute to the vibrant sense of community that makes Hudson a special place to live and work.

Case-Barlow Farm, $5,000
For exterior improvements to the main barn

City of Hudson, $1,200
For Hudson Community Television for the production of Good Day in Hudson

Destination Hudson, $1,100
For the promotional downtown shopping map and for the Chocolate Walk

EMS Outreach Fund of Hudson, $1,000
For the Hudson RUOK? Program

First Congregational Church of Hudson, $10,000
For operating support

Hudson Bandstand, $2,500
To support the summer concert series

Hudson City Schools, $1,500
To support the Earth Balloon program

Hudson City Schools, $15,000
To support Hudson High School clubs

Hudson Community First, $10,000
For the 2018 Career Panel/Intern for a Day Program

Hudson Community Service Association, $10,000
To support the Helping Hands program, including a $2,000 challenge grant

Hudson Community Service Association, $250
For the holiday lighting program

Hudson Farmers Market, $5,000
To support marketing initiatives in the 2018 season

Hudson Heritage Association, $1,500
For the purchase of a fireproof cabinet and for a preservationist membership for the Foundation

Hudson Job Search, $10,000
For marketing and program expenses

Hudson-Landsberg Sister City, $5,000
For the Christkinklmarket

Hudson Library & Historical Society, $4,500
To support Lynda database costs

Hudson Rotary Foundation, $1,000
For scholarship fund support

Music from the Western Reserve, $5,000
For operating support

Seton Catholic School, $2,500
For the Habits of the Heart philanthropy program

Taste of Hudson, $9,500
For marketing efforts for Taste of Hudson 2018

Total Hudson:  $101,600

Other Community

The Burton D. Morgan Foundation periodically makes proactive grants to community organizations whose important work falls outside our mission-related grant focus. These grants are typically made once a year and are determined on a proactive basis by the Foundation's Trustees. We do not accept applications for our proactive community grantmaking and typically select a different group of recipient organizations each year.

Akron Children's Museum, $27,000 
To purchase and install Freenotes Harmony outdoor instruments, benches and exhibit signage

Akron Creative, $10,000 
For the strategic planning process and creation of a fundraising plan for the Nightlight Cinema

American National Red Cross, $20,000
For hurricane disaster relief in the United States

County of Summit, $25,000
To purchase medication disposal pouches

Cuyahoga Valley Preservation and Scenic Railway Association, $25,000 
To support the refurbishment and conversion of the Edu-trainment car

Dancing Classrooms of Northeast Ohio, $7,100 
For updated sound equipment, a printer, and marketing expense

Embracing Futures, $10,000 
For equipment and instructor costs, including a $5,000 challenge grant

Inclusioneers, Inc., $5,000
For the Adapt-A-Car Program

Let's Grow Akron, $25,000 
To purchase a vehicle

Portage Park District Foundation, $65,900 
To make the Meadow Loop Trail handicap accessible, install informational signage, and enhance butterfly gardens

Summit Workforce Solutions, $5,000 
For the purchase of a one-year professional CASPIO subscription and related support services

Total Community:  $225,000