LAGRANGE - The LaGrange County Community Foundation awarded money during its 2022 Spring Community Impact Grants cycle.
A total of $47,500 was given to four nonprofit organizations. The grants will address community needs in education and health and human services. One of the grants will support the development of the Community Health Clinic in Shipshewana. The Community Health Clinic is a nonprofit healthcare facility that focuses on research and specialized care for individuals with rare genetic conditions.
The 2022 Spring Community Impact Grant recipients include: $40,000 for Community Health Clinic, Community Health Clinic Building; $3,000 for RespectTeam, programming for LaGrange County; $2,500 to McMillen Health, Preventative Health Education for LaGrange County Youth and $2,000 to LaGrange County Miracle Tree, Turn Up For Teens.
Foundation Executive Director Octavia Yoder says all of the nonprofits are providing important services and programs to the LaGrange County community. She says The Foundation is thrilled to support their efforts as they seek to improve the quality of life and help meet critical community needs.
Each year, the Community Foundation seeks proposals for charitable projects and programs that help local nonprofit organizations provide services in LaGrange County. The Grants Advisory Committee reviews the submitted grant applications and makes recommendations to the Board of the Directors who approve the grant awards.
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