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Recent Grant Recipients

Recent Grant Recipients

January 2017 Grant Cycle

Gilead Ministries – Upgrade online giving platform, Network For Good; $4,200

White’s Residential & Family Services – Growing Teens for Life: initiative which seeks to equip adolescents with skills to maintain future employment; $1,000

Grace House for Transition and Recovery – Better-Equipped: initiative to support maintenance projects using skillsets of the men in Grace House; $5,000

Hoosier Shakes – Launch Hoosier Shakes, Inc. by bringing Shakespeare to Marion and Grant County; $5,000

March 2017 Grant Cycle

Grant County Rescue Mission – Renovate third floor of the Grant County Rescue Mission’s main shelter; $10,000

Gas City Concerts in the Park – Indiana Artist Series; $10,000

Upland Parks Advisory Board – Upland Park Renovations; $3,209

May 2017 Grant Cycle

Marion Community Gardens Association – Installation of an irrigation system in the Curfman Community Garden; $4,000

Cancer Services of Grant County – Breast Education Screen Survival (BESS) Program; $5,000

Science Central – Science4U, Science Central’s school outreach program (Grant County Elementary and Middle Schools); $5,000

July 2017 Grant Cycle

Storm Lifeline, Inc. – Start-up costs of the organization; $5,000

St. Martin Community Center – Provide training in basic computational thinking skills to the children who visit St. Martin Community Center; $4,041

October 2017 Grant Cycle

King’s Academy, Mississinewa, Oak Hill, and St. Paul – Youth Grants; $6,000 ($1,500 for each corporation)

White’s Residential & Family Services – Program materials for the Strengthening Fatherhood program; $1,490

Marion Design Co. – Second phase of the development and launch of the City of Marion’s website; $6,000

Family Services Society – Marketing for the System of Care (SOC) program; $3,860

JA Serving Grant County – Funding to support new financial literacy elementary programs within Grant County; $9,860

Sheriff Department – Deputy vests; $18,700

Thriving Families, Thriving Grant County – Beautify the corner of 5th and Washington Street; $10,000

Marion Youth Judo and Jujitsu – Fund entry fees and mats for children to participate in classes; $10,000

January 2018 Grant Cycle

Upland Area Greenways Association – Pave the first mile of pedestrian and bicycle trails in Upland; $10,000

Grant County Rescue Mission – Renovate the women’s shelter; $10,000

Hostess House – Purchase and install a security system and smoke detectors; $6,447

Hoosier Shakes, Inc.– Funding for another season of Shakespeare; $2,500

The United Way – Marketing material for Early Childhood Coalition to inform parents about Kindergarten readiness and On My Way Pre-K; $5,025

The Training Center – Chrome notebooks and charging unit; $3,500

On My Way Pre-K – 5% match for the $211,174.39 state grant for 100 students countywide; $10,558.72

Capacity Building Training – Partnership with Harris International for additional Leadership Development for local non-profit orgs; $5,000

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