VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation recently awarded $98,800 in grants to 11 local nonprofit organizations.
The recipients of the second round of 2012 Community Fund grants are Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County, Call-A-Ride, Dayspring Women's Center, Dunebrook, Family House, Gabriel's Horn, HealthLinc, Housing Opportunities, Jacob's Ladder, Valparaiso Family YMCA and Visiting Nurse Association of Porter County.
"It is thanks to the incredible generosity of our donors and the dedication of our nonprofit partners that we are able to invest back into our community," said Barb Young, Porter County Community Foundation president.
Last year, the foundation provided more than $1.9 million in scholarships and grants to nonprofit organizations.
"We believe that good things happen when we all come together and work to achieve our shared vision for a community — where everyone has the opportunity to achieve their full potential," Young said.
The Porter County Community Foundation supports giving to make a difference in Porter County. To make a donation or to learn more, contact the foundation at (219) 465-0294 or visit online at www.portercountyfoundation.org.