Just weeks before my father died suddenly last fall, I distinctly remember Harry Vande Velde, president and CEO of the Legacy Foundation, saying, “It’s not if you die, it’s when." We should plan for that event as well as we plan for all the others in our lives.
HAMMOND | Vying against other Midwestern college and university students, two Purdue University Calumet computer information systems seniors returned from the recent Ball State University Information Systems Project and Case Competition with first place, first runner-up and second runner-up honors.
MERRILLVILLE | Give in Lake County is a high school challenge to give, lead, and make a difference in the community this month.
VALPARAISO | If you hear taps being played at sunset in downtown Valparaiso soon, don't think the city administration expects you to turn out the lights and go to bed.
Legacy Foundation manages 30 scholarship funds established by community members that serve a range of students as diverse as Lake County.
MERRILLVILLE | Legacy Foundation has announces the success of the Knight Foundation Match Grant Challenge, thanks to the generous support of local donors combined with national support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Legacy Foundation is assisting Lake County nonprofit organizations with the Neighborhood Assistance Program application process. Legacy can help an organization apply for NAP tax credits, and give donors even more incentive to make a contribution.
The severe recession of 2007-08 did not bring charitable giving to a screeching halt, but it did play havoc with the endowments of community foundations everywhere.
MERRILLVILLE | When it comes to education, Legacy Foundation is proud to manage 30 scholarship funds established by community members that serve a range of students as diverse as Lake County. Whether attending a two-year technical program or a four-year university, college can be expensive a…
From the time he was a little boy digging seven-foot-high foxholes in the dunes around the Wabash tracks in Gary, Tom Sourlis had a fondness for working with his hands, his head and his heart.
HAMMOND | Opportunities for middle and high school students to stay engaged educationally during the summer is the focus of a free Summer Programs Exhibition at Purdue University Calumet on Tuesday.
MERRILLVILLE | Legacy Foundation has awarded grants totaling $370,141.81 to fund Lake County nonprofit organizations that enhance the quality of life for people throughout the region.
Nonprofit businesses and organizations significantly contribute to the economic health and development of Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties, according to a study released by The Center on Philanthrophy at Indiana University.
CEDAR LAKE | Hanover Dollars for Scholars has disbanded after more than 20 years of fundraising and awarding post-secondary scholarships to Hanover Central High School students.
MERRILLVILLE | The first Good Teachers Count scholarship has been awarded to Cosetta Black.
HAMMOND | Hammond Education Foundation has received a $15,000 grant from the Legacy Foundation to fund a new child literacy program triggered by parental engagement.
HAMMOND | Our Family Center is pleased to announce they have received a $7,500 grant from the Lake County Community Fund at Legacy Foundation. The grant has been awarded to Our Family Center in support of their S.A.Y. Yes! after-school program for children in grades K-8. The grant will help …
EAST CHICAGO | An enthusiastic team of from the Legacy Foundation won bragging rights by spelling down a worthy opponent from the Lake County Public Library at the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition’s 25th Annual Executive Spelling Bee, held at Ameristar Casino East Chicago on Sept. 25.
HIGHLAND | To celebrate the town’s German heritage and help fund its legacy, the Highland Community Foundation hosts its inaugural Oktoberfest on Thursday at the Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Ave. in Hammond.
Four community and business leaders have joined the Board of Directors of Legacy Foundation, Lake County’s leading philanthropic partner.
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