Awarded Grants

2017 Good Works Program Grants – made possible by contributions from Kentucky Colonels around the world.


OrganizationCityPeople Served
AdventureServe MinistriesWilmore800
Alley Cat AdvocatesLouisville6,010
ALS Association Kentucky ChapterFlorence247
Anderson County Backpack BuddiesLawrenceburg217
Apple Patch CommunityCrestwood301
Backside Learning CenterLouisville546
Baptist Health Foundation PaducahPaducah166,230
Be ConcernedCovington3,418
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the BluegrassLexington477
Bluegrass Care NavigatorsLexington5,254
Bluegrass Council of the BlindLexington817
Bluegrass Youth BalletLexington6,012
Boys and Girls Clubs of KentuckianaLouisville2,476
Bright Life FarmsPrinceton24
Cabbage Patch Settlement HouseLouisville12,001,011
Camp Horsin' AroundPerryville1,346
CARE MissionPerryville13,066
CarnegieCovington90,000
Carriage House Education ServicesLouisville125
CASA of LexingtonLexington398
CASA of the River RegionLouisville465
Catholic Charities of LouisvilleLouisville10,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of LexingtonLexington645
Catholic CharitiesPuerto RicoN/A
Cave Hill Heritage FoundationLouisville109,500
Cedar Lake FoundationLouisville270
Center for Courageous KidsScottsville3,951
Center for Women and FamiliesLouisville6,883
Child Watch Counseling and Advocacy CenterPaducah478
Children's Home of Northern KentuckyCovington700
Christian Appalachian ProjectLexington11,361
Christian Social ServicesMorehead2,467
Chrysalis HouseLexington181
Clark County Community ServicesWinchester5,757
Clark County Homeless CoalitionWinchester207
Coalition to Salute America's HeroesLeesburg4,000
Community Assistance Referral ServiceAshland6,038
Community KitchenPaducah70,000
Covington Ladies HomeCovington33
DCCH Center for Children and FamiliesFort Mitchell225
Down Support Group of South Central KentuckyBowling Green94
Dream FactoryLouisville228
Dress for Success LouisvilleLouisville513
ElderServeLouisville3,000
Emergency Shelter of Northern KentuckyCovington873
Epilepsy Foundation of KentuckianaLouisville9,014
Father Bradley Shelter for Women and ChildrenHenderson115
Flags4VetsLouisville10,000
FoodChainLexington8,542
Frankfort CemeteryFrankfort30,340
Franklin County Women's ShelterFrankfort401
Frazier History MuseumLouisville85,000
Fuller Center for Housing LouisvilleLouisville42
Gateway Children's Advocacy CenterMorehead325
Gilda's Club LouisvilleLouisville1,443
Girl Scouts of Kentucky's Wilderness RoadLexington8,230
Goodwill Industries of KentuckyLouisville22,234
Grayson County AllianceLeitchfield6,846
Greater Louisville Sports CommissionLouisville7,500
Green Hill TherapyLouisville207
Hand in Hand MinistriesLouisville1,978
Happy Feet Equals Learning FeetMorganfield5,217
Harbor House of LouisvilleLouisville1,978
Harlan County Boys and Girls ClubHarlan2,694
Healing PlaceLouisville4,000
Henry Hosea HouseNewport44,750
Heuser Hearing and Language AcademyLousville217
Hindman Settlement SchoolHindman5,343
Holly Hill Children's HomeCalifornia2,248
Home of the InnocentsLouisville8,597
Honor Flight of the BluegrassLouisville300
Hope Health ClinicLagrange2,305
Hope's PlaceAshland1,000
House of RuthLouisville609
Housing Development AllianceHazard155
Houston Food BankHoustonN/A
Huntington's Disease Society of America, Kentucky ChapterLouisville1,086
Isaiah House Recovery CenterWillisburg340
Josephine Sculpture ParkFrankfort18,000
Junior Achievement Lexington127,067
KCTCS: Kentucky Colonels for a Better Life ScholarshipVersailles32
Kentuckiana Center for Education, Health and ResearchLouisville235
Kentucky Association for Academic Competition: Sixth Grade ShowcaseFrankfort3,000
Kentucky Association for Environmental EducationFrankfort2,141
Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic ViolenceFrankfort22,642
Kentucky Derby MuseumLouisville253,335
Kentucky Division US Naval Sea Cadet CorpsLexington50
Kentucky Horse Park FoundationLexington193,000
Kentucky Humane SocietyLouisville60,000
Kentucky Humanities CouncilLexington135,075
Kentucky River Community CareJackson11,258
Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and YouthVersailles654
Kids Cancer AllianceLouisville2,927
Learning for Life, Lincoln ChapterLouisville5,313
Legal Aid of the BluegrassCovington1,4793
Lexington Children's TheatreLexington128,882
Lexington Hearing and Speech CenterLexington1,200
Lexington Public Library FoundationLexington16,248,988
Lexington Rescue MissionLexington5,000
Lexington SingersLexington379
Lighthouse PromiseLouisville1,244
Little LoomhouseLouisville12,000
Livingston Hospital FoundationSalem12,805
Louisville Central Community CentersLouisville3,500
Louisville GrowsLouisville2,710
Louisville Leopard PercussionistsLouisville150
Louisville Olmsted Parks ConservancyLouisvilleN/A
Lourdes FoundationPaducah400,000
Marshall County Arts CommissionBenton6,000
Martin County Senior Citizens CenterInez170
Mary E. Wharton Nature Sanctuary at FloracliffLexington750
Mary Todd Lincoln HouseLexington13,422
MaryhurstLouisville461
Master ProvisionsFlorence25,740
McDowell House MuseumDanville1,534
Mom's Closet Resource CenterLouisville175
Morehead Gateway Helping HandsMorehead8,000
Mountain Comprehensive Care CenterPrestonburg16,000
Museum of the American Quilter's SocietyPaducah40,000
National Safe PlaceLouisville69,000
Neighborhood HouseLouisville2,136
NELCASABardstown232
New Eyes for the NeedyChatham8,521
New PerceptionsEdgewood761
Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the BluegrassLexington11,000
One Parent Scholar HouseLexington120
Owensboro Dance TheatreOwensboro34,626
Owensboro Health FoundationOwensboro5,158
Owensboro Symphony OrchestraOwensboro21,000
Paducah Lifeline MinistriesPaducah43
Partnership HousingBooneville250
Paws With PurposeLouisville1,000
Pike County Senior Citizens ProgramPikeville1,307
Playhouse in the ParkMurray7,968
Point Arc of Northern KentuckyCovington975
Primate Rescue CenterNicholasville500
Project WarmLouisville1,975
Project Worth OutreachMeans700
Radio EyeLexington9,849
Raptor Rehabilitation of KentuckyLouisville100,000
Reading CampLexington170
Safe Harbor of Northeast KentuckyAshland581
Saint Joseph London Hospital FoundationLexington168,260
Salvation ArmyLouisville25,443
Sarah's Place Women's Resource CenterSandy Hook302
SeniorCare ExpertsLouisville2,000
Shelby County Community TheatreShelbyville5,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of LouisvilleLouisville1,782
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Northern KentuckyCovington37,000
South Louisville Community MinistriesLouisville22,000
Southwest Center for the Developmentally DisabledLouisville300
Special Olympics KentuckyLouisville7,800
Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth of KentuckyLouisville170
St. John CenterLouisville1,812
Stage One: The Louisville's Children TheatreLouisville73,055
Sunrise Children's ServicesMt. Washington2,075
Tri-County Community Action AgencyLaGrange4,802
Trigg County Historical and Preservation SocietyCadiz225
United MinistriesErlanger9,030
Upside Therapeutic RidingLouisville120
USA CaresRadcliff2,149
Visually Impaired Preschool ServicesLexington454
VSA KentuckyBowling Green31,105
WATCHMurray67
WellspringLouisville725
Wendell Foster's Campus for Developmental DisabilitiesOwensboro1,300
Wesley Manor Retirement CommunityLouisville326
Wilderness Trace Child Development CenterDanville428
Winners Circle Robotics, IncLouisville52
Women's Crisis CenterHebron1,199
Workwell IndustriesLouisville586
Yew DellCrestwood32,000
YMCA of Central KentuckyLexington108,123