LCCF Community Impact grants total almost $127,000 this year
By: Tim Murray - Thursday, December 5, 2019

LAGRANGE – The LaGrange County Community Foundation awarded nearly $127-thousand dollars this year to 18 projects and programs through its Community Impact program.

The latest to receive grants were LaGrange County Trails which got $25-thousand for the Hawpatch Trail...and the Town of Lagrange which got $20-thousand dollars towards an inclusive park and splash pad.

They were the largest grants awarded this year.

Applications for Community Impact Grants in 2020 will be accepted on April 1st and September 3rd. More information is available on their website lccf.net/grants.

Grants made in 2019 were:

• LaGrange County, Courthouse Restoration & Historical Project, $5,225
• Veterans Headstone Project, American Flag Holder Program, $4,350
• WNIT, Education Counts Michiana, $10,000
• Science Central, Science 4U Outreach Programming, $5,000
• Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana, Junior Achievement Finance Park, $4,725
• Agape Child Care Ministry, Materials and Toddler Playground, $6,000
• Trine University, Walk Into My Future Event, $3,000
• United Fund of LaGrange County, United Way 211, $2,979
• Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Client Advocate and Client Services, $3,500
• LaGrange County Parks, Duff Lake Fen Development, $15,000
• Community Harvest Food Bank, LaGrange County Farm Wagon, $5,000
• Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry, “Meat” the Need, $5,000
• LaGrange First Church of God, LaGrange Night to Shine, $2,000
• ACRES Land Trust, Massasauga Rattlesnake Habitat Recovery, $3,000
• LaGrange County Public Library, Genealogy Microfilm Reader Scanner, $4,057
• Community Health Clinic, Community Outreach Education, $3,000
• LaGrange County Trails, Inc., Hawpatch Trail, $25,000
• Town of LaGrange, Inclusive Park and Splash Pad, $20,000


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