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Porter County Community Foundation awards grant to Westchester Food Pantry

Porter County Community Foundation awards grant to Westchester Food Pantry

Porter County Community Foundation grant committee member Heather Ennis presented a 2013 Community Fund grant check to pantry board members and volunteers Nancy Veselica and Dawn Ruge.

July 24, 2013 4:24 pm
Porter County Community Foundation awards grant to Westchester Food Pantry

Porter County Community Foundation awards grant to Westchester Food Pantry

CHESTERTON - The Porter County Community Foundation recently presented a 2013 Community Fund grant check to Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry, which enabled the nonprofit organization to purchase a commercial refrigerator. This purchase will allow the pantry to store more seasonal produce an…

July 24, 2013 4:19 pm
Community Grant awarded to Portage Nonprofits

Community Grant awarded to Portage Nonprofits

Porter County Community Foundation grant committee member Mike Bean presented the Community Fund grant check to (L-R) Portage Township Food Pantry Board President Judy Mollway and Neighbors’ Educational Opportunities Executive Director Rebecca Reiner.

June 21, 2013 6:51 pm
Community Grant awarded to Portage Nonprofits

Community Grant awarded to Portage Nonprofits

PORTAGE - The Porter County Community Foundation recently awarded a Community Fund grant to Neighbors’ Educational Opportunities and Portage Township Food Pantry for mobile storage for the food pantry in support of the organizations’ Healthy Partnership Program. This collaborative effort wil…

June 21, 2013 6:49 pm

Porter County Community Foundation awards Community Grant to Dayspring

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation recently presented a Community Grant check to Dayspring Women’s Center to help the nonprofit organization provide counseling and support to women who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.

March 25, 2013 5:38 pm

Lee Hamilton to speak about civility at VUCA on Feb. 4

VALPARAISO – Porter County residents are invited to attend a special program event on February 4 presented by the Porter County Community Foundation and Indiana Humanities entitled “Civility Matters: Civility in Politics, Media and Business.” The event at Valparaiso University Center for the…

January 22, 2013 3:47 pm
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December 21, 2012 4:27 pm
Porter County Community Foundation awards a Community Grant to Call-A-Ride

Porter County Community Foundation awards a Community Grant to Call-A-Ride

HEBRON - The Porter County Community Foundation recently presented a Community Grant to Call-A-Ride to help the nonprofit organization provide free transportation for the elderly, indigent and handicapped of Boone Township. Family Express Corporation also supported the cause by donating gas …

December 21, 2012 4:24 pm

Porter County Community Foundation Participates in Community Foundation Week

VALPARAISO | During the week of November 12-18, 2012, Porter County Community Foundation will join more than 700 community foundations across America for Community Foundation Week in celebrating lives changed, jobs created, and communities transformed through philanthropy’s partnership with …

November 12, 2012 5:37 pm

Exhibit that features Hoosier athletes, inventors and business leaders to visit Porter County

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation in partnership with Valparaiso University will host Indiana Humanities “Spirit of Competition” exhibit at the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts from January 9 through February 7, 2013. This traveling exhibit includes engaging intera…

October 12, 2012 4:32 pm
Frontline Foundations receives grant

Frontline Foundations receives grant

Left to right, Pastor G. Thomas Jones, Frontline Foundations Board Member; Amber Hensell, Frontline Foundations Executive Director; and Brenda Sheetz, Porter County Community Foundation Vice President.

August 09, 2012 3:55 pm
Porter County Community Foundation awards Community Grant to Frontline Foundations

Porter County Community Foundation awards Community Grant to Frontline Foundations

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation recently awarded a grant to Frontline Foundations from the Porter County Community Fund to help the nonprofit expand its technology capacity and satellite counseling locations. Each year the Foundation awards grants to a variety of nonprofi…

August 09, 2012 3:49 pm
2012 Outstanding Achievement Awards

2012 Outstanding Achievement Awards

The Porter County Community Foundation recognized the remarkable work being done by individuals and local nonprofit organizations by awarding four Outstanding Achievement Awards at its annual celebration held on July 11. The 2012 awards were presented to (L-R) Chuck Leer and Nick Arnold on b…

July 13, 2012 1:01 pm
Porter County Community Foundation celebrates outstanding achievements

Porter County Community Foundation celebrates outstanding achievements

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation celebrated its past year’s accomplishments and thanked the individuals and community partners who help make it all possible at its annual meeting on July 11 at Strongbow Inn.

July 13, 2012 12:54 pm
Impact Porter County awarded $50,000 grant to Family & Youth Services Bureau

Impact Porter County awarded $50,000 grant to Family & Youth Services Bureau

Family and Youth Services Bureau was recently awarded a $50,000 Women’s Fund grant from Impact Porter County, a women’s giving circle associated with the Porter County Community Foundation. Left to right, Joanne Urschel, Impact Porter County Grant Committee Chair; Lisa Jordan, Family & Y…

June 18, 2012 3:05 pm
Impact Porter County awarded $50,000 grant to Family & Youth Services Bureau

Impact Porter County awarded $50,000 grant to Family & Youth Services Bureau

VALPARAISO | “Thank you all, you are helping a lot of ladies and children,” said Lisa Jordan, Vice President of Family Youth Service Bureau, as she accepted a $50,000 Women’s Fund of Porter County grant for the Tot Shop from Impact Porter County, a women’s giving circle associated with the P…

June 18, 2012 2:57 pm
Porter County Nonprofit Expo

Porter County Nonprofit Expo

The Porter County Community Foundation and United Way of Porter County gave away a total of $10,000 in grants at their Nonprofit Expo on May 9. Representatives from Alice’s House, Discoveries Unlimited, Family House, Hilltop Neighborhood House, Opportunity Enterprises, Prevent Child Abuse Po…

May 15, 2012 2:58 pm
Nonprofit Expo exhibits commitment of local organizations

Nonprofit Expo exhibits commitment of local organizations

VALPARAISO | Nonprofit organizations serving Porter County spent last Wednesday (May 9) evening sharing their work with each other at the Porter County Nonprofit Expo hosted by the Porter County Community Foundation and United Way of Porter County. More than 300 staff members and volunteers …

May 15, 2012 2:47 pm

Porter County Community Foundation awards first round of 2012 Community Grants

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation recently awarded $86,000 in grants to 12 local nonprofit organizations. The first round recipients of 2012 Community Fund Grants are: College Mentors for Kids, Community Theatre Guild, Frontline Foundations, Hilltop Neighborhood House, Indi…

April 20, 2012 9:04 am

Fashion Show to benefit don Quijote Scholarship Fund

VALPARAISO | A spring fashion show and dinner to benefit the don Quijote Scholarship Fund will be held on May 10 at Restaurante don Quijote in Valparaiso. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.; fashion show will begin at 6:30 p.m. A selection of men's and women's fashions from Seasons on the Sq…

April 18, 2012 12:13 pm

Lakeside Wealth Management Group donates $20,000 to Porter County Community Foundation

CHESTERTON | Lakeside Wealth Management Group, of Chesterton has announced their gift of $20,000 to the Porter County Community Foundation to establish a donor advised fund.

April 02, 2012 9:43 am
Porter County Community Foundation awards grant to Food Bank of NW Indiana

Porter County Community Foundation awards grant to Food Bank of NW Indiana

Left to right, Jordan Stanfill, Housing Opportunities; Angie Williams, Food Bank of Northwest Indiana; Barb Young, Porter County Community Foundation President; Dominick Van Rhys, Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

February 23, 2012 10:18 am
Porter County Community Foundation awards grant to Food Bank of NW Indiana

Porter County Community Foundation awards grant to Food Bank of NW Indiana

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation recently presented a grant to Food Bank of Northwest Indiana to help the nonprofit organization purchase additional computers and software. The new equipment will enable food pantries to analyze food pantry usage, process clients more effic…

February 23, 2012 10:16 am

Release of Groundbreaking Plan to End Homelessness for Porter County

VALPARAISO | Faced with an increase in the number of people experiencing homelessness and a system strained doing what it can to address the issue, service providers, shelter and housing providers, community members, faith-based organizations and funders have created a Plan to End Homelessne…

February 02, 2012 11:59 am

Public invited to release of 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness

VALPARAISO - Faced with an increase in the number of people experiencing homelessness and a system strained doing what it can to address the issue, service providers, shelter and housing providers, community members, faith-based organizations and local funders have created a Plan to End Home…

January 18, 2012 7:05 pm
Porter County Community Foundation awards $10,000 grant

Porter County Community Foundation awards $10,000 grant

Foundation Grant Committee Chair Susan Kelly-Johnson (left) presents a check for $10,000 to Jacob's Ladder Executive Director Mariann Frigo.

December 15, 2011 4:39 pm
Porter County Community Foundation awards $10,000 grant

Porter County Community Foundation awards $10,000 grant

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation recently awarded Jacob's Ladder Pediatric Rehabilitation Center a grant to help the nonprofit organization upgrade its information systems to meet the growing need for services it provides to children with special needs.

December 15, 2011 4:39 pm
Porter County Community Foundation celebrates 15 year anniversary

Porter County Community Foundation celebrates 15 year anniversary

Lilly Endowment Community Scholars joined Porter County Community Foundation Board member and Fab Fifteen chair, Leslie Plesac, for the Foundation's, 15th anniversary celebration last Saturday at the Porter County Expo Center. (L-R) Kneeling: Jillian Hufgard, Jennifer Rosenbaum. Standing: Je…

November 21, 2011 1:33 pm
Porter County Community Foundation celebrates 15 fabulous years

Porter County Community Foundation celebrates 15 fabulous years

VALPARAISO - Over 300 people helped the Porter County Community Foundation celebrate its 15th anniversary with a very special tailgate party scholarship fundraiser on Nov. 12. "This was a great way to have fun with our anniversary and benefit the Porter County Community Foundation Scholarshi…

November 21, 2011 1:33 pm
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