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Numerous area nonprofit groups have recently shared . . .


. . . in grants from the Western Indiana Community Foundation and its affiliates of Attica, Covington, Southeast Fountain, and Vermillion County Community Foundations.

Grant monies are made available by area citizens who want to help worthwhile projects and programs succeed. Many donations also come in from former area citizens who have moved away, found success and now want to give back to their hometown community. It is because of the generosity of hundreds of people like these that community grants are made possible.
Latest Recipients
Cayuga Christian Church
$500 - For Thanksgiving food baskets as a part of the Northern Vermillion County Community Food Drive

Fountain County Sheriff's Department
$5000 - For National Night Out, typically held on the first Tuesday in August (October 6 this year) at the Fountain County Fairgrounds. NNO is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie

South Vermillion School Corporation
$500 - To the Science Department for the aquaponics in the classroom project

City of Attica
$6000 - For 33 light pole banners and for fireworks on September 5 in lieu of the 4th of July celebration

Clinton Little League
$540 - Annual payout from the Andrew F. & Helen J. Fenoglio - Joseph Bara Fund to support the Clinton Little League

Perrysville Volunteer Fire Department
$3000 - To assist in the purchase of pagers to support in the communications efforts of the volunteer firefighters

City of Clinton
$2000 - To assist with the upgrades to the basketball court at Sportland Park

Sacred Heart Church
$540 - Annual payout from the Andrew F. & Helen J. Fenoglio - Joseph Bara Fund to support the Sacred Heart Church (Clinton)

City of Attica
$1000 - For t-shirts for "parkies" attending the Summer Park Program

Wabash Valley 83 Cluster
$2000 - To purchase and provide essential items for children within the South Vermillion School Corporation during the Christmas Season (Wildcat Christmas Store)

Attica, Covington & Fountain Central High School
$3640 - To provide 182 personalized yard signs for all 2020 graduating seniors

Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene
$1000 - For Care Packages to the Care Network as part of the Young at Heart countywide senior citizen ministry. Care Packages contain shelf staple foods, recreational materials (e.g., puzzle books, coloring books, and magazines), and personal hygiene items

North Vermillion High School
$1000 - To provide funding for materials, t-shirts, and food for junior and senior high school students who participate in the statewide Academic Super Bowl Competition

Hillsboro Police Department
$2000 - For communications equipment and other needs

City of Covington
$1000 - In partnership with the City of Covington and the Covington United Methodist Church, the Winter Coat Giveaway provides new and gently used coats for children and adults to area residents in need

Wabash Valley 83 Cluster
$2000 - For the South Vermillion High School - Wildcat Christmas Store to assist nearly 100 carefully selected middle school and high school students with new pillows, blankets, pillowcases, clothing, winter coats, hats, gloves and toiletries and some fun items to help make their Christmas Season a little brighter

Attica Early Learning Center
$9000 - For remodeling costs at the Attica Elementary School to establish a quality childcare program for Fountain and Warren County

North Vermillion High School
$1000 - For the purchase of academic letter jackets for students who earn all A's for two consecutive semesters

Leadership Vermillion County
$1000 - To assist Vermillion County in continuing on a path of fostering professional leadership development opportunities and providing a network of connected individuals

Covington Youth Baseball
$1833 - Includes the annual payout from its endowment fund in the amount of $833 and a $1,000 donation for safety signs, hand wipes. and sanitizers

City of Clinton
$3000 - For the Police Department to purchase new bullet proof vests.

Town of Dana
$10000 - For Phase II of a five-phase Dana Community Center project that will span 2020-2023

Helt Fire & Rescue
$15000 - For commercial grade hydraulic extrication tools to aid first responders and rescue personnel in emergency situations

Clinton Little League
$3000 - To provide updates to the Major and Minor fields such as; purchase safety release bases, a portable pitching and/or new infield material to reduce pooling and allow a smoother surface for sliding players

Attica Fire Department
$5649 - For brush truck skid unit

Attica North Neighborhood Association
$8175 - For a bus stop shelter at the Ben & Mary Bowles Park

Eugene Station Community Garden
$4400 - For start-up costs for the new community garden in Cayuga

Covington Youth Soccer
$4200 - For new soccer goals

City of Clinton
$45000 - For the purchase of the diesel exhaust removal system at the new fire station

Newtown Community Church
$1000 - To provide Back-2-School supplies for area children in need

North Vermillion Elementary School
$1812 - To purchase the "Mystery Science curriculum for the Kindergarten - 2nd grade classrooms

Fountain County ARC
$1893 - Annual payout from its endowment fund to the Shawnee Center to provide day-time programming for adults who have a wide range of disabilities

Friends of the Fountain County Fairgrounds
$30000 - For remodeling costs associated with the Capital Improvement Project

$2000 - For remote starters in vehicles that transport seasoned citizens to medical appointments and grocery shopping

Hillcrest Community Center
$500 - To assist with serving nearly 1,000 meals individuals at the 15th annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Fountain Central Jr/Sr High School
$1000 - For costs associated with the 6th grade beginning band program

Dana Christian School
$1525 - To refurbish student I-pads and cases

Covington Girls Softball League
$8000 - For two new electronic scoreboards

Vermillion County Soil & Water Conservation District
$1100 - For a new public address system

City of Covington
$6500 - For expenses associated with entertainment and fireworks for the 4th of July Celebration held from July 1-4

Covington Nursery School
$1189 - Annual distribution from the Covington Nursery School Fund to provide support for the day-to-day operations of the organization and $1,000 for new yard signs and banners for the annual "Covington Nursery School Halloween 5K/10K Run and Walk"

Charles Forrest American Legion Post 288
$2298 - Annual distribution to the organization to fulfill its charitable purpose

Attica Public Library
$800 - To support the October 15th children's program of Legend of Sleepy Hollow performed by the Madcap Puppet Theatre

Servants at Work
$3000 - To provide wheelchair ramps to low income individuals in the Fountain and Vermillion County Attica area who are trapped in their home due to ambulatory disabilities

Western Indiana Community Foundation
135 S. Stringtown Rd.
P.O. Box 175
Covington, IN. 47932

Phone: 765-793-0702
Fax: 765-793-0703
Email: info@wicf-inc.org

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