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Grant Impact Week | Kentucky group to distribute $3.1 million in grants to nonprofits

The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels will support 314 charities across the state, and this year’s Good Works Program will impact more than 3.9 million people.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky group is distributing $3.1 million in grants to nonprofits across the Commonwealth June 13 through 17 according to a press release.

The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) will support 314 charities across the state, and this year’s Good Works Program will impact more than 3.9 million people.

The Good Works Program focuses on:

  • Community enhancement
  • Community support
  • Education
  • Homeless and low income
  • Health rehabilitation and life skills
  • Historic preservation
  • Veteran services
  • Youth services

Louisville charities alone will get 128 grants totaling over $1.2 million according to the release.

The HOKC got the funds from donations from other Colonels and from around the world.

“Through the generosity of Kentucky Colonels, we were able to assist nonprofits with their missions of helping others. Because Colonels gave…we can impact qualified nonprofits so they can assist their neighbors,” said HOKC Executive Director Sherry Crose.

Louisville recipients will be announced Thursday June 16 at 1 p.m. at Highlands Community Ministries. Other announcements will take place in Prestonsburg, Madisonville, Lexington and Verona.

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