CHICAGO | Southeast Lion Patty Fisher and her Knowledge Hook-Up computer school received a $7,500 grant from the Ford Motor Co. on Aug. 5.
VALPARAISO | Emily Seibert, 22, will spend 10 months in Greece for free.
CROWN POINT | At Colonel John Wheeler Middle School, Susan Bateman-Boswell’s seventh-grade English classes began enjoying a bit more stability in their lives this spring thanks to a grant from the Crown Point Community Foundation.
HOBART | The city is one of six entities in Indiana selected by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development to receive a Place Based Investment Fund grant.
VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises is the proud recipient of the 2014 America’s Farmers Grow Communities grant for Porter County, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. On Monday, March 10th, Linda Hazen, Major Gifts Officer, accepted a $2,500 contribution from Osadeba Omokaro of Channel, a divis…
HOBART | Mayor Brian Snedecor feels blessed after the city received a federal grant to hire new firefighters.
LAPORTE | The Harmony House/CASA Program of La Porte County, Inc. received a $1,500 grant from Wal-Mart to expand their services in Michigan City. The Harmony House Program offers supervised visitation to families, as well as a monitored exchange program at both the La Porte and Michigan Cit…
HOBART | Local communities and organizations will join with the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Tuesday to kick off a project to improve water quality and restore aquatic habitats in the Deep River-Portage Burns Waterway watershed.
CALUMET CITY | The city is asking residents for their help in developing long-term goals, an effort spurred by a $50,000 grant from the Chciago Metropolitan Planning Commission.
HAMMOND | Congressman Visclosky announced that Purdue University Calumet was awarded a $2,741,491 grant through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program at the U.S. Department of Labor.
A local group received a federal grant to develop training materials for the management of hazardous chemicals in the workplace.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently received a Lake County Community Fund grant from Legacy Foundation.
MERRILLVILLE | At the Aug. 6 Merrillville Board of School Trustees meeting, the Merrillville Education Foundation presented a check to Merrillville Schools in the amount of $26,038.39. These funds will be used for teacher grants and school programs.
Columnist Rich James is at it again with his liberal nonsense, "It's a grant, not a loan." Do libs like James ever ask where this so-called free money comes from?
MUNSTER | The free mammogram option at Franciscan Hammond Clinic has ended for this year and the clinic is at full capacity.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso University-based Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts was awarded a $1.19 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. This is the 10th such grant that has been awarded to the Lilly Fellows Program, which has supported more than 60 Lilly Postdoctoral Fellow…
LAKE STATION | The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana’s Lake Station club has been selected to receive a $1,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants Inc.
VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises has received a $10,000 grant from the National Inclusion Project to partner with the Valparaiso YMCA to make their summer day camps inclusive for children with special needs. The camps, which will be held during the summer of 2013 at the Valparaiso YMCA, …
DYER | Chicagoland Speedway’s 501c3 foundation, R.A.C.E., awarded $25,000 in grants to five Chicago-area charities at a recent luncheon, including $2,000 to the Nathan C. Splant Foundation for the Halo Project.
Susan Hedman, EPA Region 5 administrator, left, talks with Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Tuesday after the announcement of an EPA grant for stormwater management in the Marquette Park Lagoons.
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