State Awards $10M in Education Grants

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The Indiana Department of Education has awarded more than $10 million in 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program grants to 57 organizations and school districts throughout the state. The funding aims to increase access to high-quality, non-school hour programming for low-performing and high-poverty schools.

The nonprofits, community organizations and school districts that were chosen all provide out-of-school enrichment programs to students. Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz says supporting these organizations is essential to providing "enriching academic programming to Hoosier students."

The recipients will receive funding for up to four years, beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year. The IDOE says continued funding will be based upon annual reviews and successful implementation of the recipients' programs.

The recipients include (Awardee, Grant Total, County): 

  • Boys & Girls clubs of Fort Wayne - $150,000 - Allen
  • The Southeast Youth Council, Inc. - $200,000 - Allen
  • Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. - $300,000 - Bartholomew
  • Logansport Community School Corp. - $150,000 - Cass
  • Communities in Schools of Clark County, Inc. - $174,985 - Clark
  • Washington Community School Corp. - $150,000 - Daviess
  • Decatur County Family YMCA - $168,750 - Decatur
  • Garrett-Keyser-Butler CSD and Judy A. Morrill Recreation Center - $150,000 - DeKalb
  • Back to School Teachers Store - $150,000 - Delaware
  • Muncie Public Library - $168,750 - Delaware
  • Boys & Girls clubs of Elkhart County - $200,000 - Elkhart
  • Elkhart Community Schools - $225,000 - Elkhart
  • Family & Children First, Inc. (DBA) - $150,000 - Floyd
  • New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp. - $150,000 - Floyd
  • MSD of Shakamak - $137,253 - Greene
  • Blue River Services, Inc. - $112,500 - Harrison
  • Kokomo School Corp. - $203,672 - Howard
  • Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County, Inc. - $150,000 - Huntington
  • Crothersville Community Schools - $180,000 - Jackson
  • Medora Community School Corp. - $112,500 - Jackson
  • Calumet College of St. Joseph - $180,000 - Lake
  • City Life Center - $180,000 - Lake
  • Communities in Schools of East Chicago - $180,053.25 - Lake
  • Hobart Family YMCA - $150,000 - Lake
  • Mosaic International School, Inc. - $150,000 - Lake
  • Michigan City Area Schools - $225,000 - LaPorte
  • Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corp. - $150,000 - Lawrence
  • Anderson Community School Corp. - $249,626.25 - Madison
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis - $225,000 - Marion
  • Burmese American Community Institute - $150,000 - Marion
  • Edna Martin Christian Center - $225,000 - Marion
  • Indiana Council on Educating Students of Color - $150,000 - Marion
  • Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School - $180,000 - Marion
  • John H. Boner Community Center - $150,000 - Marion
  • Martin Luther King Community Multi -Service Center Indianapolis, Inc. - $150,000 - Marion
  • MSD of Pike Township - $250,000 - Marion
  • MSD Warren Township - $225,000 - Marion
  • Paramount School of Excellence - $131,250 - Marion
  • YMCA of Greater Indianapolis - $150,000 - Marion
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington - $262,500 - Monroe
  • Monroe County Community School Corp. - $75,000 - Monroe
  • Barbara B. Jordan YMCA - $225,000 - Morgan
  • Perry Central Community School Corp. - $150,000 - Perry
  • Cloverdale Community School Corp. - $175,000 - Putnam
  • Indiana Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs - $200,000 - Rush
  • Boys & Girls Club of St. Joseph County - $175,000 - St. Joseph
  • Indiana Parenting Institute, Inc. - $150,000 - St. Joseph
  • The Starke County Youth Club, Inc. - $226,000 - Starke
  • Steuben County Literacy Coalition - $200,000 - Steuben
  • Switzerland County School Corp. - $187,500 - Switzerland
  • Bauer Family Resources - $203,823 - Tippecanoe
  • Boom Squad, Inc. - $100,000 - Vanderburgh
  • Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. - $325,000 - Vanderburgh
  • Wabash County YMCA - $127,534 - Wabash
  • East Washington School Corp. - $180,000 - Washington
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County - $200,000 - Wayne
  • Twin Lakes School Corp. - $262,488.75 - White
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