Guide to Grants

We care about making a Lake County a place where families are financially secure, education is accessible to everyone, our neighborhoods are safe, and recreational opportunities are abundant. Legacy Foundation seeks to support organizations that make Lake County a better place to live.

Legacy Foundation has three grant cycles per year. Grants are open to 501(c)3 not-for-profit organizations serving Lake County, Indiana.

Yearly Grant Cycle


Application Open Date

Application Due Date

Notification Date

February 1

March 1

April 20

June 1

July 1

August 20

October 1

November 1

December 20

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Transform Lake County Grant

Informed and Engaged Urban Communities Grant

Thriving Hobart Seniors Grant

Sponsorship Grant


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Communicating Your Grant

Grant Program Policies and Guidelines

Legacy Foundation Grant Program Guidelines

Eligibility and Evaluation of Proposals

Solicitation and Conflict of Interest

Non-Discrimination Policy

Grant Implementation


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