Town Endowment Funds
Grants Support Gaston, Selma and Yorktown 
The Community Foundation serves all residents of Delaware County. The Town Endowment Program benefits three towns across Delaware County – Gaston, Selma, and Yorktown. Three unique funds were established and grown by members of those communities, and a committee of residents reviews grant applications. 

The following grants were awarded from the Gaston Town Endowment Fund: 

Gaston Volunteer Fire Department received $2,500 for technology upgrades. New personnel altering equipment will replace obsolete radio pagers, allowing firefighters better communication. 

Gaston Lions Club received $1,400 to purchase and install an automated external defibrillator. The AED will be located in the Community Building at the Gaston Lions Club Park.  

Liberty Perry Selma

The following grants were awarded from the Liberty Perry Selma Town Endowment Fund: 

Liberty Perry School Corporation received $500 for Ropin’ Raiders. Students will have new jump ropes to use for physical fitness and start a jump-roping club. 

Liberty Township Fire Department received $590 for equipment upgrades. Firefighters and the community will benefit from new safety equipment and education. 

Selma Athletic League received $700 for facility updates. Repairs will enhance the restrooms, and a new credit card machine will enhance the concession stand at the ball diamonds.  


The following grants were awarded from the Town of Yorktown Endowment Fund: 

Yorktown Farmers Market and Grow Market Inc. received $3,000 for technology equipment and operating expenses. New technology will support educational initiatives and programs.  

Yorktown High School Band Boosters received $2,000 for uniforms. Student musicians will benefit from the replacement, repair, and alterations of marching band uniforms. 

Yorktown Reach Ministries received $2,000 for food. This funding will offset the rising cost of food.  

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