2019 Grant Partners

2019 Grant Cycle 1 & Grant Cycle 2 Total $6,316,416

 

  • Anam Cara Stables
    • Teen Equine Therapy $15,000 – Engage youth in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy to address behavioral issues, build confidence, and create healthy attitudes.
  • Center Township Fire Department
    • Fire Prevention Education: Inflatable Fire House $9,060 – Engage children with expanded safety programs and hands-on activities.
  • Dunebrook, Inc.
    • Healthy Families $83,000 – Engage families early to provide education and prevent child maltreatment cases
    • Public Education $45,500 – Educate the entire La Porte community about the child sexual abuse problem and how to prevent and respond to it
  • Family Advocates, Inc.
    • CASA Youth Specialist $22,120 – Advocate for and advise foster youth ages 13 to 21
    • CAYA Program Expansion $15,940 – Volunteers work with youth under 17 struggling to provide a positive role model & ongoing coaching to create healthy behaviors.
    • Growth and Sustainability Plan $66,350 – Create a fundraising plan to sustain the future of Family Advocates
  • Healthy Communities
    • Covering Kids and Families Program $10,000 – Provide assistance through education and guiding families on how to apply for health insurance.
  • La Porte Community School Corporation
    • Family/Community Resource Services $179,237 – Support for students and families including ENL services, skill building, and resource links and service coordination
    • Postponing Sexual Involvement $5,000 – Teach values such as abstinence from sexual involvement, respecting oneself, how to cope with peer pressure, and honoring the feelings of others
  • La Porte Hospital
    • Lil’ F.I.S.H. Club $61,048 – Instill healthy behaviors in 4th and 2nd graders in local schools using state standards for education and incorporating physical activity
    • Slicer Health Clinic $176,810 – On-site primary care center focusing on the health and well-being of LPCSC students in Kindergarten through 12th grade
  • North Central Community Action Agencies, Inc.
    • Weatherization Deferral Program $40,000 – Provide assistance to low-income families through education on the conservation of energy and assisting with repairs.
  • Open Door Community Alliance, Inc
    • Open Door Adolescent Health Center $25,000 – Emerging Medical Home that emphasizes comprehensive, accessible, & continuous care for adolescents
  • The Intrepid Phoenix
    • Rise Above – Alateen Meeting $1,000 – Provide fellowship for young people whose lives have been affected by a loved ones’ alcohol and drug abuse.
  • Unity Foundation of La Porte County 
    • Home Team of La Porte County $50,000 – Supports coordination of organizations to help eliminate homelessness and poverty.
  • Westville Police Department
    • Blue Line Park $20,060 – Develop a park in accordance with the Citywide Comprehensive Plan
  • Women’s Care Center
    • Building Capacity for Healthier Babies $85,000 – Ongoing health services and support to expectant mothers and babies
  • Youth Service Bureau
    • School Buddies at Kingsford Heights $20,000 – School-based mentoring program for elementary schools in La Porte County.