The Wabash Valley Community Foundation has awarded nearly $180,000 in grants. The foundation, which serves Clay, Sullivan and Vigo counties, says the recipients will use the funding for various efforts, including building projects and wellness initiatives.
Nine organizations received grant funding, including:
- Collett Park Neighborhood Association – $20,000 for updating the tennis court to a futsal court, along with the creation of a dog park, both in Collett Park for public use
- Council on Domestic Abuse – $13,925 for the Flex Fund program that assists domestic abuse survivors when barriers prevent them from getting into safe and stable housing
- Happiness Bag – $25,000 in support of their building expansion
- Meals on Wheels – $24,000 to continue updating their new building, specifically for lighting throughout the building, a security system, phone system, as well as nutrition needs
- Pride Center of Terre Haute – $15,000 program support in the areas identified by a needs assessment in reference to the local LGBTQIAP+, which includes social groups, support groups, wellness initiatives, education and outreach
- reThink – $15,000 for facility updates (fans, heaters, ventilation, paint) and program support
- Sheldon Swope Art Museum – $25,000 to replace doors as required to meet code for both safety and accessibility
- Vigo County School Corporation – $6,500 for the Team Vigo Student Leadership Conference and Service Learning Project
- Network For Good (NFG) – $35,200 to offer a third cohort of up to six NPOs, the NFG fundraising software and personal coaching program for one year, as well as program support for the current cohort
The foundation says it is currently seeking applications for the next round of grant funding a deadline of November 1. You can learn more information by clicking here.