Recent Recipients

GFWC Lake Dale Woman’s Club

2018 Summer Grant Cycle:
Transform Lake County Grants


Boy Scouts of America-Pathway to Adventure Council
Restoring the Village develops new scouting units in neighborhoods that are economically challenged or underserved

$10,000

Erin’s Farm
Replacement of unsafe and inadequate farm fencing

$12,500

GFWC Lake Dale
Build a community park behind Property Owners Association Building in Lake Dalecarlia

$7,100

Hessville Commerce & Community Creative
Hansen Library Renovation Project

$17,000

H.O.P.E. Center
Address legal, humanitarian and educational needs of immigrant families in Lake County, Indiana

$25,000

Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry
“Meat” the Need provides donations of large game and livestock to hunger relief agencies

$2,500

Lake County IN Economic Alliance
Properties, Projects and Possibilities enhances data tracking to increase response capability for various economic development projects in Lake County

$15,000

Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission
Art on Trails program will encourage public art projects along off-road trails.

$10,000

Paladin, Inc.
Technology equipment for disability services provided through a partnership between Paladin and Arc NWI.

$15,000

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana
Ronald McDonald House Program

$2,000

Save the Dunes Conservation Fund
Preserving the integrity of the near-shore environment in Gary, Indiana

$2,974

South Lake County Community Services
Website design and branding

$8,525

South Shore Arts
Follow the Music: enhancements to the NWI Symphony’s 2018-19 marketing plan

$3,583

The First Tee of Hammond
Life skills and golf instruction

$10,000


2018 Spring Grant Cycle:
Transform Lake County


Dunes Learning Center
Veterans Park Fish & Paddling Launch

$25,000

Food Bank of Northwest Indiana
Mobile Marketplace

$25,000

The Multi Agency Academic Cooperative Foundation
First Responder Training

$25,000

Nazareth Home
Group Home License Project

$12,500

Neighbors' Educational Opportunities
NEO's Lake Station Building Bridges ESL, Citizenship, Workplace Readiness Program

$15,000

Planting Possibilites
Marketing Support

$5,000

The Salvation Army
Security System Upgrade

$14,000

South Shore Arts
Urban Legends: Transformation through the Arts

$7,500

Top 20, Inc.
Project Connect

$5,600.00

Whiting Entertainment Center
Mascot Hall of Fame

$25,000


2018 Spring Grant Cycle:
Teen Action Group


Girls on the Run of NWI
Spring 5K

$500

Highland Education Foundation
Outdoor Classroom

$741.55

Humane Indiana
Memorial Rain Garden

$758.45

St. Matthias
Meals for the Veteran's Village

$500

Woodland Child Development Center
Farm to Table Fun

$2,500


2018 Spring Grant Cycle:
Sponsorship


ASW Foundation, Inc.
ASW Girl Talk

$500

Gary Neighborhood Services, Inc.
Guardians of the 219 Realm

$1,000

Mayor's Organization on Disabilities
12th Annual Disabilities Awareness Luncheon

$500

Superhero Training & Supply, Inc.
Superhero Saturday

$500


2017 Fall Grant Cycle:
Transform Lake County


1st United Methodist Church
Buddy Bag Project

$4,000

Bead Town
Community Building in NW Indiana

$12,500

Campagna Academy, Inc.
Foundations with Our Future: Campagna Hoops for Youth with Disabilities

$9,000

Cats of Saint Francis
Veterinary Care for Sick and Injured Cats

$2,000

Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana
Star Explorers Portable Planetarium Experiences

$7,097

Dunes Learning Center
Lake County’s Stewards of Tomorrow: Lessons in Preserving Natural Resources and Cultural Heritage

$10,000

Girls on the Run of NWI
Access and Inclusion for Gary Girls

$5,000

Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana
Opening the Doors to a Greater Lake County

$10,000

Honor Flight Chicago Corp.
Honoring Lake County’s Senior War Veterans

$17,500

Hospice of the Calumet Area
Transitions Program

$12,500

Mental Health America of Lake County
Project First Year

$20,000

Pathway to Adventure Council, BSA
Restoring the Village

$10,000

Pink Ribbon Society, Inc.
Wig Reimbursement Program

$5,000

Shirley Heinze Land Trust
Improvements to SHLT Seidner Dune and Swale and Ivanhoe South Nature Preserves

$5,600

St. Jude House
New Walk-in Freezer

$5,000

TradeWinds Services Inc
Security Entry System

$10,000


2017 Fall Grant Cycle:
Informed & Engaged Communities Grants


FAITH Indiana
Lake County Organizing Project

$25,000

Field Museum
Calumet Corridor Project

$23,000

Gary Public Transportation
Public Transportation green Infrastructure

$25,000

Lake County CDC
Creation of Lake County CDC

$25,000

Nelson Algren Museum
Lake Street Public Space Project

$20,000

Redevelopment Commission
Public art and preservation tour

$5,000

Urban League
Digitization of Scholarships

$7,000


2017 Fall Grant Cycle:
Thriving Hobart Seniors


Maria Reiner Center
Program Director

$31,974

Meals on Wheels of NWI
Meal Subsidy Fund for Hobart Seniors

$5,000

School City of Hobart
Hobart Senior Fun

$5,000

South Lake County Community Services
Hobart Senior Transportation

$10,000