The Porter County Community Foundation recently awarded over $87,000 in
grants to 11 local nonprofit organizations.
The first round recipients of 2013 Community Fund grants are: Duneland
Family YMCA, Family & Youth Services Bureau, Shirley Heinze Land Trust, H.
E. Kelly Respite House, Mental Health America of Porter County, Neighbors’
Educational Opportunities, NorthShore Health Centers, Opportunity
Enterprises, Parents as Teachers of Porter County, Rebuilding Together -
Portage and Westchester Neighborhood Food Pantry.
“We are fortunate to have so many generous friends and neighbors who make it
possible for the Foundation to provide grants to support the important work
of our nonprofit partners,” said Barb Young, Foundation President. “This
collaborative investment in our community helps build a stronger Porter
County for all.”
Last year, the Foundation was able to provide more than $1.8 million in
grants, investing in critical services for individuals and families
throughout Porter County.
To learn more or to make a donation to any of the Foundation’s charitable
funds, visit online at