2018 Program Grants Recently Announced

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2018 Program Grants Recently Announced

The Foundations of East Chicago (FEC) is proud to announce that $575,206 was awarded in grant funding to local nonprofit organizations for the 2018 Program Grant. Each organization was held to certain criteria to receive the grant, including supporting one of the FEC’s focus areas: Education/Job Training, Community Enrichment, and Health and Safety. The program must have a definitive plan with measurable outcomes and an operational plan that demonstrates potential for success.

The 39 organizations awarded the Program Grant are:

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana, Inc- CAMP Tomorrow
  • Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus of Ind. – Summer Education
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Gary, Inc. – Homeless Prevention and Immigration Services
  • Compassion in Action, Inc. – Healing our People Entirely: The Jasmin Project
  • Concerned Calumet Citizens Committee – Calumet Day 2018
  • East Chicago Public Library – The World at your Fingertips
  • East Chicago Urban Enterprise Association – Home Façade Improvement Program
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes – Leadership Camp Scholarships
  • First Baptist Church, Inc. – Stop the Violence Break the Silence
  • For the Love of the Arts, Inc. – After School & Summer Program
  • Friends and Family of New Addition – “We are Family” New Addition Day Celebration
  • Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana – 2018 East Chicago Girls on the Run Teams
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & NWI – Girl Space East Chicago Healthy Living
  • Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc. – Mommy Matters
  • Grace Beyond Borders NWI, Inc. – A Hand Up, Not a Hand Out
  • Grace Missionary Baptist Church of EC, Inc. – Grace Senior Youth Education and Computer Lab
  • Greater Destiny Bible Church – Safe Summer Enrichment Camp/WOW FEST
  • Guild of the St. Josephs Home
  • Healthlinc, Inc. – Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer
  • Healthy East Chicago, Inc. – East Chicago MOMS Taking Charge
  • Holy Trinity Croatian Church – Back to School Fun Fair
  • I Too Sing America of NWI – Celebrating Black Music Month
  • Indiana Dunes Learning Center – East Chicago’s Stewards of Tomorrow: Lessons in Preserving Natural Resources and Cultural Heritage
  • Indiana Sailing Association, Inc. – East Chicago Community Water Sports
  • International Institute of Northwest Indiana, Inc. – Community Civic Engagement
  • JE Wade Ministries, Inc. – G.R.I.E.F. Ministry (God’s Relief in Every Family)
  • Leon Kendrick Youth Voices United of East Chicago, Inc. – 2018 Visual & Performing Arts Program
  • Mental Health America of Lake County, Inc. – Ready to Soar East Chicago – School Readiness Academy
  • Mission of Jesus Christ Non-Denominational Church – Alternatives to Bridging the Gap (Alternatives)
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe – Your Heart is our Home
  • PATH, Inc. – LivTrue Mentoring
  • Saint Stanislaus Church – 2018 St. Stanislaus Parish Festival
  • Saint Stanislaus School – Summer Science Sleuths
  • Sociedad Cultural Y Civica La Reforma, Inc. – Night of Latin Culture
  • Teens in Action, Inc. – Math and Self Defense
  • The Salvation Army – Heartline Feeding Program
  • Top 20, Inc. – Top 20 II Dance and Mentoring Program
  • We Care from the Heart, Inc. – Caring Hearts Senior Supportive Services Program
  • Witnessing Community Development, Corp. – 2 Hearts 1 Beat Marriage Seminar.

2018-04-07T10:41:12-05:00April 19th, 2018|Community, Education, Programs Funded|