Porter County Community Foundation
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation is kicking off a new effort aimed at benefiting the arts and improving the quality of life in Porter County.
VALPARAISO | No one went home empty-handed Wednesday after the Impact Porter County membership dinner.
VALPARAISO | State Rep. Ed Soliday and Sen. Ed Charbonneau surprised Larry McAfee with the Sagamore of the Wabash award last night at the Porter County Community Foundation's annual celebration.
A budget that doesn't balance and the fate of the $160 million from the sale of Porter hospital are some of the major issues facing the winner of Tuesday's Republican primary battle between incumbent District 3 Porter County Councilwoman Karen Conover and Russell Barone.
Following the success of GIVE Day in 2012and 2013, the Foundation is hosting Give Local Porter County on May 6, to raise funds for 52 local nonprofits. To give on this one-day only, visit givelocalportercounty.org. Pictured, Porter County Community Foundation Vice President Brenda Sheetz, se…
For most people slogging along an economic landscape wrought with tar pits, a healthy cash windfall would be welcomed with cheers, not apprehension.
A new year brings new opportunities for Porter County government to get our budget challenges under control — if the County Council will act.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Community Foundation raised $282,633 Thursday from online gifts, in-person gifts and prizes and matching funds during its 24-hour Give Day event.
VALPARAISO | Today is Porter County Give Day. People have until 11:59 p.m. to make a donation that will benefit 25 nonprofits that help children.
VALPARAISO | The design of the next generation of Valplayso will be done by Leathers and Associates, the same company that did the original design for the Valparaiso playground in 1994.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation’s giving holiday, GIVE Day, will be back on Nov. 7. This year GIVE Day will benefit kids! Your gift will help improve literacy, healthcare, safety, and quality of life for local youth. The Foundation together with generous donors has create…
VALPARAISO - The Porter County Community Foundation recently awarded more than $87,000 in Community Fund grants to 12 local nonprofit organizations. “We see our role as helping to make Porter County a better place for all,” said Barb Young, President of the Foundation. “One way we do this is…
VALPARAISO | Following last year’s successful Porter County GIVE Day (which raised $186,483.61 for 17 nonprofit organizations), the Porter County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that GIVE Day will be back on Nov. 7, 2013. This year GIVE Day will have a different focus – it will b…
VALPARAISO | When it comes to being generous, Americans are the “envy of the world,” a charitable giving expert said Tuesday.
PORTAGE | The Portage Redevelopment Commission on Friday approved contributing to two local groups to fight substance abuse and homelessness.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation recently presented a grant to HealthLinc, Inc. to assist with the purchase of optometry equipment for its new Valparaiso clinic on Sturdy Road.
VALPARAISO | The Center Township Board voted to contribute $5,000 a year for two years to the county effort to end homelessness, but might not be able to give Valparaiso Schools $700 for a month of drug testing.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation presented a grant check to HealthLinc, Inc. to assist with the purchase of optometry equipment for its new Valparaiso clinic on Sturdy Road. “We are happy to be able to help our local nonprofits expand their services to meet the growing nee…
VALPARAISO | Plans to replace and refurbish the playground at ValPlayso and improve the surrounding park gets underway in earnest Aug. 17 with the second annual Party in the Park fundraiser at the park.
PORTAGE - The Porter County Community Foundation awarded a 2013 Community Fund grant to NorthShore Health Centers to purchase a testing monitor for at-risk pregnant women. The equipment will allow the medical staff to offer non-stress test assessments at the Portage NorthShore Health Center.…
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