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Unity Foundation community grant applications online

May 2, 2019

La PORTE COUNTY — Applications now are online for Unity Foundation of La Porte County’s 2019 Community Fund Grants also known as “Power for Good” grants.

In 2018, more than $140,000 was awarded to more than 80 local nonprofit projects. These grants are supported by earnings from unrestricted “Community Funds.”

The application for the annual grants is now available online https://uflc.net/grants/community-grants/ to all nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations located in, or serving La Porte County residents.

A committee of dedicated volunteers from throughout the county evaluates and awards grants of up to $3,000 each. Eligible projects and programs fall into numerous categories, including but not limited to, arts and culture, health, human services, environment, education and projects that strengthen La Porte County in meaningful ways.

The deadline for submitting this year’s Community Fund Grant applications is 11:59 p.m. on July 26. Organizations may submit two separate project grants for consideration.

In addition to the grant applications, Unity Foundation’s annual report is available online on its website at www.uflc.net. Past year grant recipients are listed in the report.

Since 1992, Unity Foundation of La Porte County has served donors, nonprofits and local communities. As La Porte County’s community foundation, it manages approximately $32 million in assets, administers more than 325 charitable funds and has distributed approximately $19 million through direct grants and scholarships.

The Council on Foundations has deemed Unity Foundation in compliance with all Indiana and national ethical and operating standards for community foundations. Unity Foundation’s mission is to strengthen La Porte County now and forever by building permanent endowments; providing leadership; offering philanthropic vehicles for everyone; and, being a catalyst for social and economic vitality.

For more information, visit www.uflc.net or call (219) 879-0327.

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