The Indiana Sports Corp. has unveiled its 2016 Susan Williams CHAMPS Grants. The organization says the recipients provide sports programs for nearly 4,600 children in 54 counties.
The funding aims to boost sports, fitness activities and life skills programming for children. The initiative is funded by proceeds from the annual Youthlinks Indiana Charity Golf Tournament as well as contributions by the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation, United Water and the Samerian Foundation. This year’s Youthlinks Indiana Charity Golf Tournament is set for Monday, June 27 at the Sagamore Golf Club in Noblesville.
The grants range from $2,000 to $7,500 for a total of about $85,000.
This year’s recipients and programs include:
American Foundation for Preventive Medicine
Champ Camp, Inc.
Concord Neighborhood Center – Cycling Through Life
Early Learning Indiana – Summer Health and Water Safety program
Eskenazi Health Foundation – Girls on the Run of Marion County
Girls Scouts of Central Indiana – Water Sports and Safety
Horizons at St. Richard’s Episcopal School – Summer Program
Indianapolis Parks Foundation – Everyone Swims
Jackson Center – Summer Camp Field Trips
Jameson Camp – Outdoor adventure backpacking
John H. Boner Center – EDGE summer program
Joseph Maley Foundation – JM Fitness
King Kennedy Memorial Initiative, Inc.
National Junior Tennis & Learning of Indianapolis – Summer Youth Tennis Program
Nine13 Sports – Kids Riding Bikes
Tab Recreation – Friday Night Lights High School Football
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis – Rescue Ready
YMCA of Southwestern Indiana – Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities