Recent Recipients

A grant to Honor Flight Chicago sends 20 Lake County WWII and Korean War veterans to Washington D.C. to thank them for their service and sacrifice.

A grant to Honor Flight Chicago sends 20 Lake County WWII and Korean War veterans to Washington D.C. to thank them for their service and sacrifice.

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