Eight Hamilton County not-for-profits receive project funding
Hamilton County Community Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced today grants totaling $75,000 will be awarded to eight not-for-profit organizations serving Hamilton County. The grants support health, education and transportation initiatives ensuring all Hamilton County residents have equitable opportunity to lead safe and healthy lives.
The organizations and projects receiving funding are:
- Camptown ($5,000) for leadership development, character education and environmental stewardship programs for youth at summer camp
- Connect2Help ($5,000) for implementation of new Vision Link software to improve turnaround time for services and access to housing, utility assistance and food
- Englishton Park Presbyterian Ministries ($10,000) to subsidize summer camp fees for Hamilton County youth with developmental and emotional challenges
- Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry ($5,000) for increased access to local, fresh meat at food pantries
- Joy’s House ($10,000) for enhanced senior caregiver support services
- PrimeLife Enrichment ($15,000) to support out-of-county medical transportation for seniors
- Shepherd’s Center of Hamilton County ($10,000) to support Community Caring program matching homebound seniors with community volunteers
- Trinity Free Clinic ($15,000) to support medical and dental services for uninsured or underinsured, low-income residents
Grant awards are funded by the unrestricted Endowment for Hamilton County with supplemental support from the City of Noblesville Fund, Northern Hamilton County Fund, Don Johnson Donor Designated Fund, Jack Arnold Russell Fund and the Westfield Fund.
The grants were approved at the March 19 board of directors meeting, where the board also welcomed four new members. Eddie Rivers, chief executive officer for Kids Voice of Indiana, and Betsy Garfield, development and finance at Henke Development Group, were elected to the board at the meeting. Adam Arceneaux, partner at Ice Miller, and Darren Peterson, principal architect at Peterson Architecture, were elected to the board in December.