Fulton County Project Spotlight Winners
1st Place: Fulton County Animal Center
2nd Place: Outlet Youth Center
Random Draw: Fulton County Community Foundation
- Fulton Co. 4-H Swine Project Committee – The Fulton Co. Swine Project works with approximately 100 youth each year. The goals of the committee include education, development of leadership skills in and outside of the show arena, and improvement of facilities. The committee is also dedicated to promotion of the project and youth recognition. The money from the spotlight program would be used to further accomplish these goals.
- Fulton County Animal Center – The Fulton County Animal Adoption & Education Center (FCAC) is the only open admission animal shelter in Fulton County. We are a non-profit organization that welcomes and cares for all strays, owner surrenders and animal control confiscates until the pets are either reunited with their owners or new homes are found. We advocate for the compassionate and humane treatment of animals through direct care, education and community outreach. FCAC adheres to the highest ethical standards and is dedicated to creating a community environment that eliminates the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals. We are grateful for the generous support from people like you in our community to help the animals and to provide programs and services to enhance the bond between people and their pets.
- Fulton County Community Foundation – The Fulton County Community Foundation (FCCF) has its hands on the pulse of Fulton County, and a determination to make Fulton County better today and tomorrow. This may include bringing different service organizations together to achieve common goals they never realized they shared, inspiring and assisting organizations with the development of their projects into achievable goals, pro-actively seeking out challenges in our community and then developing and fostering teams and new organizations to work on those challenges. This is all in addition to the financial support that the FCCF offers to the Fulton County community. The Fulton County Community Foundation is making a difference every day in the lives of every Fulton County resident!
- Fulton County Habitat for Humanity – Habitat helps to provide housing for those individuals who don’t qualify for a conventional loan they must be in the 30-80% of the counties AMI, be willing to partner, and have an income. They, if chosen, will have 250 volunteer hours to complete and receive a non interest loan. The loan is paid to FCHFH.
- Junior Achievement serving Fulton County – Junior Achievement has 109 local JA Areas across the nation, and together we are the nation’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their futures, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA’s programs—in the core content areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy—ignite the spark in young people to experience and realize the opportunities and realities of work and life in the 21st century.
- Outlet Youth Center – Faith based organization that is just getting started. They plan to open this fall to offer a safe place for middle and high school students to study, relax, and just hang out after school. They have already been providing snacks to the kids in Rochester, Akron, Fulton, and Kewanna on Wednesdays this spring. It is the brain child of the JAG students from Rochester High School from 2017 and 2018.