Awarded Grants

2018 Good Works Program Grants – made possible by contributions from Kentucky Colonels around the world.


Organization NameCityPeople Served
Action MinistriesCovington7,144
AdventureServe MinistriesWilmore800
Alley Cat AdvocatesLouisville 6,784
Alzheimer's AssociationLouisville 12,000
American Cave ConservationHorse Cave20,000
American Red Cross- Kentucky RegionLexington66,761
Americana World Community CenterLouisville 5,250
Anderson County Backpack BuddiesLawrenceburg202
Anderson Humane SocietyLawrenceburg614
Arbor Youth ServicesLexington394
ARHHC (Assoc. for Retared and Handicapped of Hardin County)Elizabethtown50
Baptist Health Foundation PaducahPaducah166,230
Be ConcernedCovington3,511
Beacon HouseLouisville 175
Beattyville Housing and Development CorporationBeattyville790
Big Brothers Big Sisters of KentuckianaLouisville 1,016
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the BluegrassLexington478
Bill and Betsy Scheben Care Center, TheFlorence227
Bluegrass Care NavigatorsLexington5,643
Bluegrass Center for AutismLouisville 64
Bluegrass Council of the BlindLexington812
Bluegrass Youth BalletLexington8,150
Boys and Girls Clubs of KentuckianaLouisville 3,500
Bright Life FarmsPrinceton24
Brighton CenterNewport44,049
Cabbage Patch Settlement House, TheLouisville 1,028
Camp Horsin' AroundPerryville1,239
CARE MissionAlexandria13,400
Caring Place, TheLebanon223
Carriage House Educational ServicesLouisville 125
CASA of the HeartlandElizabethtown131
CASA of the River RegionLouisville 563
Cathedral Domain, TheIrvine2,486
Catholic Charities of LouisvilleLouisville 10,000
Cave Hill Heritage FoundationLouisville 146,000
Cedar LakeLouisville 263
Center for Courageous Kids, TheScottsville2,966
Center for Women and Families, TheLouisville 6,730
Central Kentucky Riding for HopeLexington900
Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra SocietyLexington500
Central Music AcademyLexington175
Challenger Learning Center of KentuckyHazard6,500
Child Development Center of the BluegrassLexington400
Child Watch Counseling and Advocacy CenterPaducah12,489
Children's Home of Northern KentuckyCovington1,500
Children's Law CenterCovington532
CHOICELouisville 120
Christian Appalachian ProjectLexington11,503
Christian Care CommunitiesLouisville 6,000
Chrysalis HouseLexington177
CincySmiles FoundationCincinnati13,410
Clark County Community ServicesWinchester5,997
Clark County Homeless Coalition Winchester223
Coalition for the HomelessLouisville 6,000
Coalition to Salute America's HeroesLeesburg10,000
Common Good CDCLexington160
Commonwealth Theatre CenterLouisville 51,555
Community Action CouncilLexington24,333
Community Coordinated Child CareLouisville 17,318
Covington Ladies HomeCovington32
Crane HouseLouisville 3,560
Creasey Mahan Nature PreserveGoshen48,000
Dare to CareLouisville 134,000
David School, TheDavid35
DCCH Center for Children and FamiliesFort Mitchell200
DOVES of GatewayMorehead650
Down Syndrome of LouisvilleLouisville 950
Dream Riders of KentuckyPhilpot122
Dress for SuccessLouisville 717
Eastern Star HomeLouisville 38
ECHOLouisville 6,300
Emergency Community Food Pantry of Franklin CountyFrankfort8,508
Emergency Shelter of Northern KentuckyCovington969
Epilepsy Foundation of KentuckianaLouisville 8,643
Explorium of LexingtonLexington52,500
Family Service SocietyPaducah3231
Father Bradley Shelter for Women and ChildrenHenderson180
Feeding America, Kentucky's HeartlandElizabethtown87,250
Filson Historical SocietyLouisville 5,315
FoodChainLexington5,574
Foundation for Affordable HousingLexington235
Franciscan KitchenLouisville 4,000
Franklin County Women and Family ShelterFrankfort376
Frazier History MuseumLouisville 75,000
Friend for Life Cancer Support NetworkLouisville 670
Friends of Eastern Cemetery Louisville 51,750
Friends of Land Between the LakesGolden Pond51,014
Gateway Children's Advocacy CenterMorehead375
Generations of KYMayfield25
Gilda's Club LouisvilleLouisville 1,832
Girl Scouts of KentuckianaLouisville 16,288
Girl Scouts of Kentucky's Wilderness RoadLexington8,129
Girls on the Run LouisvilleLouisville 724
God's Pantry Food BankLexington50,000
Goodwill Industries of KentuckyLouisville 23,811
Grayson County AllianceLeitchfield5,495
Hand in Hand MinistriesLouisville 927
Happy FeetMorganfield4,035
Harbor House of LouisvilleLouisville 200
Harlan County Boys and Girls ClubHarlan2,633
Healing Place, TheLouisville 4,000
Henry Hosea HouseNewport50,000
Heuser Hearing and Language AcademyLouisville 4,000
Highlands Community CampusLouisville 23,441
Hindman Settlement SchoolHindman5,816
Honor Flight of the Bluegrass
Hope CenterLexington2,562
Hope Health ClinicLaGrange3,440
Hope's Wings Domestic Violence ProgramRichmond571
Hopewell MuseumParis4,614
House of RuthLouisville 594
Huntington Disease Society of America, Kentucky ChapterLouisville 1,500
International Book ProjectLexington
Isaiah HouseWillisburg451
Jefferson County Search Dog AssociationLouisville
Jesse Stuart FoundationAshland5,000
Josephine Sculpture ParkFrankfort18,000
Junior AchievementLexington129,887
KCTCS
Kentuckiana Children's CenterLouisville 235
Kentucky Association for Academic Competition
Kentucky Association for Environmental EducationUpton3,526
Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic ViolenceFrankfort21,856
Kentucky Division US Naval Sea Cadet CorpsLexington49
Kentucky Humane SocietyLouisville 60,000
Kentucky HumanitiesLexington135,000
Kentucky River Community CareJackson10,979
Kentucky ShakespeareLouisville 108,732
Kids Cancer AllianceLouisville 2,900
Kids Center for Pediatric TherapiesLouisville 1,200
KMAC MuseumLouisville 75,000
Leadership Louisville CenterLouisville 3,000
Learning Disabilities Association of KentuckyLouisville 300
Lexington Children's TheatreLexington127,165
Lexington Habitat for HumanityLexington97
Lexington PhilharmonicLexington49,000
Life Adventure CenterVersailles3,073
Lighthouse Academy at NewburgLouisville 1,267
Lighthouse Ministries, TheLexington10,000
Lincoln Heritage Council, Boy Scouts of AmericaLouisville 25,275
Little Colonel PlayersPewee Valley2,000
Little Loomhouse, TheLouisville 3,800
Little Sisters of the PoorLouisville 80
Living Arts and Science CenterLexington55,000
Lord's Legacy Life Ministries Nicholasville83
Louisville Central Community CentersLouisville 3,124
Louisville GrowsLouisville 1,120
Louisville Leopard Percussionists, TheLouisville 264
LourdesPaducah35,747
Madonna House of Northern KentuckyFt. Mitchell22
Marcum & Wallace HospitalIrvine88,388
Marshall County Arts CommissionBenton6,200
Martin County Senior Citizens CenterInez175
MaryhurstLouisville 477
Master ProvisionsFlorence55,960
Merryman House Domestic Crisis CenterPaducah800
Mission Hope for KidsElizabethtown550
Mom's Closet Resource CenterLouisville 250
Morehead Gateway Helping Hands Food BankMorehead9,000
Mountain Comprehensive Care CenterPrestonburg20,000
Moveable Feast LexingtonLexington257
Muhlenberg Community TheatreGreenville1,000
Neighborhood HouseLouisville 2,609
NELCASABardstown148
Nest, TheLexington4,200
New Eyes for the NeedyShort Hills9,712
New Pathways for ChildrenMelber125
Opportunity for Work and LearningLexington148
Owensboro Dance TheatreOwensboro39,189
Owensboro Health FoundationOwensboro4,561
Paducah Lifeline MinistriesPaducah49
Paducah Symphony OrchestraPaducah8,750
Parklands of Floyds Fork, TheLouisville 0
Partnership HousingBooneville275
Passionist Earth and Spirit CenterLouisville 2,363
Paws With PurposeLouisville 1,000
Pennyrile RC&D Area CouncilHopkinsville12,000
Playhouse in the ParkMurray6,106
Post Clinic, TheMount Sterling144
Prevent Child Abuse KentuckyLexington158,193
Primate Rescue CenterNicholasville500
Prodigal MinistriesCrestwood51
Project WarmLouisville 2,508
Project Worth OutreachMeans850
Radio EyeLexington10,096
Raptor Rehabilitation of KentuckyLouisville 67,500
Reading CampLexington168
River Discovery CenterPaducah18,350
Rockcastle RegionalMt. Vernon133,144
Safe Harbor of Northeast KentuckyAshland679
SAFY of KY (Specialized Alternatives for Family and Youth of Kentucky)Louisville 406
Saint Joseph Hospital FoundationLexington257,015
Salvation Army Louisville Area Command, TheLouisville 40,000
Schuhmann Social Service CenterLouisville 14,153
SeedleafLexington987
SeniorCare ExpertsLouisville 1,500
Shelby County Community TheatreShelbyville5,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Northern KentuckyCovington30,962
South East Associated Ministries (SEAM)Louisville 10,574
Southwest CenterLouisville 300
Special Olympics of KentuckyFrankfort8,000
St. John CenterLouisville 1,763
St. Mary's CenterLouisville 150
St. Vincent MissionDavid2,635
StageOne Family TheatreLouisville 69,559
Sunrise Children's ServicesMt. Washington1,691
Supplies Over SeasLouisville
Surgery on SundayLexington87
United MinistriesErlanger8,703
USA CaresLouisville 1,011
Veterans Memorial Park of KentuckyPewee Valley800
Visually Impaired Preschool ServicesLouisville 526
WATCHMurray14,840
Water Into Wine Food PantrySlayersville42,000
Watershed Watch in KentuckyBenton1,000
Wayside Christian Mission and Hotel LouisvilleLouisville 1,874
Welcome House of Northern KentuckyCovington1,078
Well of Lexington, TheLexington9
WellspringLouisville 742
Wendell FosterOwensboro1,300
Wesley Manor Retirement CommunityLouisville 324
West End SchoolLouisville 146
Wilderness Trace Child Development CenterDanville537
Winner's Circle Robo JockeysLouisville 40
Women's Crisis CenterHebron 3,536
Woodford TheatreVersailles16,350
Workwell IndustriesLouisville 334
YMCA of Central KentuckyLexington58,327
YMCA of Greater LouisvilleLouisville 193,644
YouthBuild LouisvilleLouisville 2,505
Zoom GroupLouisville 167