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Media Mentions

New scholarship supports next generation of attorneys
May 25, 2021 | NWI Times

Scholarship supports next generation of attorneys
May 25, 2021 | Indiana Business Magazine

Indiana high school students lead groundbreaking COVID-19 antibodies study
April 2, 2021 | ABC7 Chicago

Merrillville community center set to open Monday
February 28, 2021 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation provides matching grant for Lake Central High School COVID-19 Study
February 25, 2021 | NWI Life

Grant from Legacy Foundation allows for critical infrastructure upgrades
February 24, 2021 | The Crusader

Legacy Foundation Hosts Public Discussion of Film 13th as part of Conscious Conversations Program
February 22, 2021 | NWI Life

Six Lake County students earn full-ride Lilly scholarships
December 14, 2020 | Post-Tribune

Legacy Foundation awards 6 full-ride scholarships to Lake County seniors
December 11, 2020 | NWI Times

LEGACY FOUNDATION’S WOMEN IN PHILANTHROPY HONOR GRANT RECIPIENTS, MEMBERS AT ANNUAL VIRTUAL FALL LUNCH
December 7, 2020 | NWI Life

Anderson Foundation feeds $600,000 to hunger relief efforts
November 13, 2020 | NWI Times

Lakeshore Public Radio Partners with Legacy Foundation to Share “Neighborhood Voice” of Minority Owned Businesses
November 13, 2020 | Lakeshore Public Media

NWI BizHub online referral network aims to foster small business growth
November 10, 2020 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation awards $50,000 in COVID-19 relief grants to small businesses in Gary and East Chicago
November 3, 2020 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation, RiseNWI Host Voting Q&A for Lake County Voters 
November 2, 2020 | NWI Life

Playboy Barber Shop awarded $5,000 COVID-19 relief grant
October 30, 2020 | Gary 411 News

Merrillville community center receives $10 million donation
October 29, 2020 | NWI Times

Merrillville Community Center Receives $10M Gift
October 29, 2020 | Inside Indiana Business

Merrillville accepts $10M gift for naming rights to community center
October 28, 2020 | Post Tribune

Candidates vie for three school board seats in era of transition at Crown Point schools
October 18, 2020 | NWI Times

Decay Devils don’t shy from rot and neglect in Gary: sights set on Union Station interior
October 15, 2020 | Post Tribune

Economic diversification plan off to strong start in northwest Indiana
October 5, 2020 | The Center Square

Business leaders expect some innovations during the pandemic will likely stick around after crisis
October 1, 2020 | Northwest Indiana Business

‘Census champions’ reaching out to Indiana residents, but an Oct. 5 deadline looms
September 29, 2020 | Post Tribune

A heart for hospice
September 27, 2020 | NWI Times

Lakeshore Update
September 25, 2020 | Lakeshore Public Radio

#PAINTGARY’s latest murals grab international art world recognition
September 22, 2020 | NWI Times

Small business owners in Gary and East Chicago can get COVID-19 relief grants
September 19, 2020 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation, Indiana Black Expo team up for COVID-19 small business grant program
September 17, 2020 | Post-Tribune

Pandemic takes bite out of nonprofits
September 8, 2020 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation Welcomes New Board Members, Highlights Dedication to Representing Diverse Communities
August 25, 2020 | NWI Life

Master plan wrapping up with one new park, user-friendly upgrades to others
August 12, 2020 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation names five new board members
August 8, 2020 | NWI Times

Nonprofit Leaders Receive Professional Development Scholarships from Legacy Foundation
August 6, 2020 | NWI Life

Lakeshore PBS Recognized by Indiana Broadcasters with Cardinal Award for Race and Justice: Here and Now Conversation
August 3, 2020 | Lakeshore Public Media

Cause 4Paws Gary, Inc. offers free pet food through pantry
August 1, 2020 | The Chicago Crusader

Column: Region transplant seeks support to convert abandoned Gary park into Underground Railroad history lesson
July 31, 2020 | Post-Tribune

Korellis awards more than $40,000 in its scholarship fund
July 23, 2020 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation awards scholarships
July 23, 2020 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation announces scholarship awards totaling $1.3 million
July 16, 2020 | NWI Life

Farmers Markets to address Lake County food deserts
July 16, 2020 | The Chicago Crusader

Five new members join Legacy Foundation Board of Directors
July 14, 2020 | NWI Life

Legacy Foundation opens Phase 2 of COVID-19 Response Grants
June 30, 2020 |  NWI Life

Legacy Foundation hires community development director, program coordinator
June 12, 2020 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation Adds Two
June 11, 2020 | Inside Indiana Business

Winners of Gary Census poster contest announced
May 5, 2020 | NWI Times

Habitat for Humanity receives $2,000 grant
April 26, 2020 | NWI Times

Lake Emergency Response Fund aids local charities
April 24, 2020 | Post-Tribune

Lake County foundations raise over $916,000 for COVID 19
April 14, 2020 | The Chicago Crusader

Community foundations raise nearly $1 million for COVID-19 relief
April 3, 2020 | NWI Times

Lake County Foundations Collaborate on COVID Funds
March 27, 2020 | Inside Indiana Business

A Legacy Foundation Employee Spotlight: Maranda Fishback
February 26, 2020 | NW Indiana Life

Church community sowing seeds of good health at Gary Farm
February 18, 2020 | Post-Tribune

Peoples Bank gives $20,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana
February 13, 2020 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation Lays the Groundwork for a Promising Future
February 12, 2020 | NW Indiana Life

Program provides weekend meals to more than 300 Crown Point students
February 5, 2020 | NWI Times

Lakeshore Public Media receives maximum $25,000 Endowment Building Challenge Grant
January 31, 2020 | Lakeshore Public Media

Legacy Foundation awards $190,000 to Lake County organizations
January 5, 2020 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation awards $190k to organizations in efforts to transform Lake County
January 3, 2020 | NW Indiana Life

6 Lake County seniors awarded full college tuition in Lilly Endowment scholarships
December 25, 2019 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation promotes a safe, comprehensive 2020 Census
December 16, 2020 | NW Indiana Life

Legacy Foundation hosts free holiday fund fair to kick off 2020 Census
December 14, 2019 | The Chicago Crusader

Horizon Bank Donates to Legacy Foundation
November 18, 2019 | WIMS Radio

Organizations partner to honor a beloved board member
November 8, 2019 | Building Indiana Business

Community-boosting projects coming to Gary thanks yo $270,000 grant
November 7, 2019 | NWI Times

Regionally Speaking: Vote 411
October 21, 2019 | Lakeshore Public Radio

Legacy Foundation hosts 3rd annual On the Table
October 2, 2019 | The Chicago Crusader

Historic marker honors Gary’s City Methodist Church
September 14, 2019 | Post-Tribune

New Legacy Foundation Board Members prepare to transform NWI
August 29, 2019 | NWI.Life

Gary, East Chicago to benefit from series of mobile markets
June 14, 2019 | Post-Tribune

Gary to have car show in conjunction with Chicago Air and Water Show
May 23, 2019 | Post-Tribune

Member Spotlight: Erica Fizer, Legacy Foundation
May 6, 2019 | Indiana Philanthropy Alliance

Mobile Unit brings prostate health awareness to neighborhood barbershops
April 5, 2019 | Post-Tribune

LCEA says Lake County ‘Positioned for Prosperity’
March 23, 2019 | NWI Times

How the simple act of sharing a meal is creating community change
March 22, 2019 | Sharable

Gary bus service grew in 2018
March 18, 2019 | NWI Times

The great outdoors in Northwest Indiana keeps getting greater with new amenities, activites
March 17, 2019 | NWI Times

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana honor young leaders at annual Youth of the Year ceremony
March 15, 2019 | Valpo Life

Grant opportunities urged for Gary businesses
March 14, 2019 | Chicago Crusader

Urban League of Northwest Indiana to host 7th annual luncheon
March 14, 2019 | Chicago Crusader

Community news
March 7, 2019 | Post Tribune

Opportunities for businesses and organizations at chamber luncheon
March 7, 2019 | Chicago Crusader

Education Roundup
February 9, 2019 | NWI Times

Urban Legend Series to showcase artists showcasing artist
February 7, 2019 | Chicago Crusader

IU Northwest will host IU Bicentennial Education Conference on March, 29, 2019
January 22, 2019 | Valpo Life

Guest Commentary: Urban League of NW Indiana scholarship opportunities
January 13, 2019 | NWI Times

Purdue chancellor to head board of directors at Urban League of NWI
January 3, 2019 | Chicago Crusader

Legacy Foundation surprises Lilly Endowment Scholarship recipients at school
December 28, 2018 | Gary 411

Urban League of Northwest Indiana Elects Purdue University Chancellor to Chair Board in 2019-2020
December 27, 2018 | NWI Life

Gary transfers GUEA’s ex-headquarters to pastor, accountant with ties to troubled nonprofit
December 26, 2018 | NWI Times

#1StudentNWI: Gavit High School Acknowledges the Best of Students and Teachers
December 18, 2018 | NWI Life

Six Lake County Students to Receive Full-Ride from Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
December 17, 2018 | NWI Life

Towering ambitions: Art space taking over sixth floor of Gary State Bank building with pop-up activities
December 15, 2018 | NWI Times

Two Indiana foundations to receive Lilly Endowment grants
December 13, 2018 | Chicago Crusader

Community Foundations Receive $2.5 Million from Lilly Endowment Inc. for Lake County, Indiana
December 7, 2018 | NWI Life

Legacy Foundation ends 2017 awarding December grants of $327,000
January 10, 2018 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation ends 2017 awarding December grants of $327,000
January 8, 2018 | NW Indiana Life

St. Jude House $5,000 Receives Grant From Legacy Foundation
December 28, 2017 | NW Indiana Life

Legacy Foundation looking to expand community building activity
December 26, 2017 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation announces six students to receive Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
December 27, 2017 | NWI Times

Six Lake County Students to Receive the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship!
December 21, 2017 | NW Indiana Life

Area charities could lose millions under tax reform; need is greater but fewer people are giving
December 17, 2017 | NWI Times

Legacy Foundation receives JPMorgan Chase grant to launch Lake County Community Development
December 14, 2017 | Chicago Crusader

Quentin Smith, Dean White inducted into the South Shore Wall of Legends
December 14, 2017 | NWI Times

Grant to Launch Lake County CDC
December 12, 2017 | Inside Indiana Business