Cyrus Gives Thousands in Grant Money

Through his Cyrus Charities Foundation, singer Billy Ray Cyrus recently handed out $12,764 in grants to various organizations and charities. Ron Cyrus, his father, announced the grants Tuesday (Dec. 19). The money, raised through concerts and donations, went to a summer day camp for kids with diabetes and asthma, to a slain police officer’s widow, and to needy students for school clothes, among other recipients. The Cyrus Foundation has awarded half a million dollars to charities since its inception in 1993.