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Crown Point foundation awards 16 grants

The Crown Point Community Foundatipresented grant Second Life Resale Shoppe as part its most recent grant cycle. Pictured (from left)

The Crown Point Community Foundation presented a grant to the Second Life Resale Shoppe as part of its most recent grant cycle. Pictured (from left) are Carole Bakker, Sharla Slings of Second Life and Pat Huber, president of the foundation. | Photo provided

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Updated: June 3, 2013 2:04AM



The Crown Point Community Foundation awarded 16 grants during the Feb. 1, 2013 grant cycle totaling $54,032.87. The following are the grantees:

CPHS AP Testing: $3,000

CPHS Vex Robotics Underdogs 1233: $7,800

Bulldog Workshop/CPHS Transition Program: $750

First United Methodist Church of Lowell for household goods pantry: $3,000

Col. John Wheeler Middle School Art Dept.: $1,077.87

CP 4th of July Celebration Committee parade costs: $2,500

Second Life Resale Shoppe, Inc. carts for the shop: $2,000

Southlake Branch YMCA Hub Run: $2,000

The Arc NWI, Inc. transit lift van: $5,000

CPCSC/Elementary Media Center author visit: $2,500

South Shore Arts, Inc.: $5,000

CP Lacrosse uniforms and equipment: $2,000

CP Youth Baseball new scoreboard: $10,000

CPHS/Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology: $3,300

Hanover Central High School software program “Turnitin”: $2,105

Girl Scouts of CP Unit 7 supplies: $2,000

Total: $54,032.87

The Grant Committee reviews the applications for projects that fit the mission and vision of the foundation: to enhance the quality of life in Crown Point and Northwest Indiana. The committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors who then approves the grants for funding.

The next grant cycle is June 1, 2013. For a grant application packet, contact the foundation at 662-7252 or visit the website at www.thecpcf.org to download an application or stop by our office at 115 S. Court St., Crown Point, IN 46307



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