BOWLING GREEN, Ky (WBKO) -- Today, more than $15,000 in grants were awarded, to Allen County nonprofits.
This year, an additional $84,000 will be given to ten local nonprofits from the Laura Turner Dugas Fund.
The fund's mission is to encourage nonprofit giving in Allen County. It is an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation of South Central Kentucky.
"Today, we get to celebrate the first time we've given grants from this fund. The total amount of these grants is $15,413, which is exciting, because it's based on the original $100,000 gift and all the other monies that we've collected and has been invested over the year," said Jennifer Wethington, Executive Director of Community Foundation of South Central Kentucky.
The Scottsville-Allen County's Chamber Breakfast hosted the ceremony.