Front row left to right seated; Char Roth of Elijah Haven Crisis Intervention Center, Nora Schwartz of Junior Achievement of LaGrange County, Lisa Howe of Agape Child Care Ministry, Allisa Brown of LaGrange Night to Shine, Brittany Gilger of Purdue Extension LaGrange County, and standing Octavia Yoder Executive Director of LaGrange County Community Foundation.
Back row left to right; Rustin Krapfl of Agape Missions of LaGrange County, Kathy Dunafin of Elijah Haven Crisis Intervention Center, Kim Mishler of Shipshewana Ministerial Association, Julia Wolheter of Community Improvement League of South Milford Indiana, Stacey Stumpf of Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Debra Seman of The Arc of LaGrange County, Roy Nevil of Community Harvest, and Kyle Burchett of LaGrange County Soil & Water Conservation District. (photo courtesy of LaGrange County Community Foundation)
(LAGRANGE) – The LaGrange County Community Foundation has awarded funds as part of their Fall Community Impact Grants Cycle.
During a reception, last week, the Foundation announced they have given $93,384 to 16 nonprofit organizations. Each nonprofit shared a brief presentation about their upcoming project and the mission of their organization.
Community Foundation Executive Director Octavia Yoder says through their grant making program, they are able to ensure a lasting legacy for their funders, who have made a long term commitment to support positive growth of the nonprofit community in LaGrange County.
The 2022 Fall Community Impact Grant recipients include:
Agape Child Care Ministry, Agape Professional Development and Cleaning Support, $10,000; Agape Missions of LaGrange County, Agape House Ministry Recovery, $10,000; Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Client Advocate and Client Services Program for LaGrange County, $3,500; Clothes & Food Basket of LaGrange County, Hungry No More, $7,500; Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc, LaGrange County Farm Wagon Mobile Pantry Program, $2,000; Community Improvement League of South Milford Indiana, resurrecting/rebuilding the military memorial monument, $10,000; Elijah Haven Crisis Intervention Center, Inc., Amish Domestic Violence/Sexual Abuse Education, $2,809; Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry, "Meat" The Need, $2,000; Junior Achievement of LaGrange County, Elementary Programs, $3,000; LaGrange County Soil & Water Conservation District, SWCD Conservation Drone Program, $8,000; LaGrange Night to Shine, Night to Shine, LaGrange County, $5,000; Mad Anthonys Children's Hope House, Overnight Accommodations for LaGrange Families $2,000; Purdue Extension LaGrange 4-H Youth Development, Youth Programming with the Blender/Spin-Art Bike, $3,075.00; Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeast Indiana, Ronald McDonald House Programs for LaGrange County Families, $2,000; Shore Church FBO Shipshewana Ministerial Association, Shipshewana Ministerial Association assistance fund $2,500; and The ARC of LaGrange County, Arc's Summer Discovery Program, $20,000.
Each year, the Community Foundation seeks proposals for charitable projects and programs that help local nonprofit organizations provide services in LaGrange County. The Grants Advisory Committee reviews the submitted grant applications and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors who approve the grant awards. To learn more, visit. Click Here.