Michelle Duca, founder of Kibble Kitchen Pet Pantry, was floored when she learned her organization raised nearly $8,000 through the first NWIgives event Wednesday.
MERRILLVILLE | With a few quick computer clicks, hundreds of people around Northwest Indiana raised money Wednesday to support 100 local nonprofit organizations.
MERRILLVILLE | Community leaders on Friday learned about the process to apply for grant money under a new initiative through the Legacy Foundation.
The selection of Gary for the Obama administration's Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative is a sign of the new era of collaboration nationally and locally.
Legacy Foundation Vice Chairman Robert Johnson fields questions during a news conference as the Legacy Foundation meets to announce a major commitment to neighborhood revitalization.
MERRILLVILLE | Building better neighborhoods throughout Lake County by investing in community development is the mission of Neighborhood Spotlight, a new partnership initiative unveiled Friday at a news conference hosted by the Legacy Foundation.
MERRILLVILLE | Leigh Morris has been named interim president of the Legacy Foundation, the nonprofit community foundation and philanthropic partner serving Lake County.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently received a Lake County Community Fund grant from Legacy Foundation.
GARY | With the receipt of 501c3 status and support from various individuals, organizations and foundations, the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District is set to expand its canvas and broaden its strokes in the Midwest arts community.
HAMMOND │ Seventeen local nonprofit agencies received “three minutes of fame” Wednesday at the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Hammond Marina.
CROWN POINT | A new sound system honoring veterans is arriving just in time to celebrate the life of a Crown Point colonel who fell in battle 150 years ago.
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…
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