THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS TEN GRANTS TOTALING $53,635.

THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS TEN GRANTS TOTALING $53,635.

The Community Foundation of Grant County, Indiana, Inc. has announced that ten grants totaling $53,635 have been awarded in the Foundation’s quarterly grant cycle.  

Grants are awarded quarterly in four fields of interest:  community development, education, health, and human services.

Grant recipients include:

Ø  Upland Town Hall was awarded $4,000 from the L. Hewitt and Amelia Carpenter Fund for the Upland Pupland Dog Park.

Ø  Salvation Army was awarded $3,000 from the Merlin J. Loew Endowment Fund for The Salvation Army Outdoor archery program.

Ø  Gilead Ministries was awarded $3,600 from the Community Impact Fund for a new website.

Ø  Veterans Service Office was awarded $7,000 from the Community Impact Fund for annual Stand Down Event assistance.

Ø  The Training Center was awarded $3,500 from the Thais I. Clark Endowed Fund for the purchase of uniforms for students who attend the Training Center.

Ø  Marion Housing Authority was awarded $1,300 from the Thais I. Clark Endowed Fund for increased Security at Hilltop Towers.

Ø  Swing of Faith was awarded a total of $10,000 from the Kurt Herriman Memorial Endowment Fund, and the L. Hewitt and Amelia Carpenter Fund to provide handicap accessible playground equipment for children and adults at the Gas City Park and one other Grant County park.

Ø  Center Township Volunteer Fire Department was awarded $4,000 from the Robert B. Pence and Dorothy B. Pence Endowment Fund for equipment for their trucks.

Ø  Fairmount Lions Club was awarded $15,000 from the Community Impact Fund for rebuilding the Fairmount High School stage at Playacres Park.

The Community Foundation of Grant County, Indiana, Inc. is an advocate for local philanthropy and is dedicated to improving the lives of people in the Grant County area.  An effective steward of the community’s charitable resources since 1984, the Foundation works with donors to establish charitable funds and supports non-profit organizations through a variety of grant-making efforts.  Since our inception in 1984, the Foundation has awarded $12,041,944 in grants to benefit our community, keeping with our mission of connecting people, resources, and causes to promote sustainable impact towards the betterment of Grant County.


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