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Crown Point Community Foundation awards grants

Updated: December 26, 2013 2:31AM



The Crown Point Community Foundation awarded 20 grants during the September 2013 grant cycle totaling $58,559.78. The following are the grantees:

Boy Scout Troop 48 — equipment upgrades and camperships, $3,970

Catholic Charities — wheelchair ramps in CP and So Lake Co., $5,000

Lake County Fairgrounds — pet waste disposal bags, $1,000

Lake County Fairgrounds/Special Olympics — Harvest Fest support, $2,500

Best Buddies Indiana — ongoing program support at CPHS, Wheeler Middle, $2,400

Old Homestead Preservation Society — new storm windows, $600

Crown Point Pumpkin Festival — prizes and pumpkins, $500

St. Jude House — carpeting for client bedrooms, $4,000

Crown Point RoboDogs — tools and kit of parts, $5,000

Opportunity Enterprises, Inc. — enhance the lakeside property, $2,500

Hanover Central High School Pom Cats — uniforms, $2,000

CPHS Science Dept. (chemistry class) — materials for project, $627.15

Merrillville Rotary Club Charities — Clothing our Children event, $2,000

Crown Point Teen MOPS — resources for the program, $3,000

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens — field trip expenses for CP students, $1,500

Lake Region Christian Assembly — seating and tables for the dining room, $5,000

MacArthur Robotics Team — after school program, $3,000

IN Writers Consortium — poetry program at the elementary schools in CP, $822.63

Franciscan Communities, Inc. — Respiratory Therapy Program, $3,140

Care and Relief Fund — special emergency fund, $10,000

The next grant cycle is Feb. 1. For a grant application packet, call 662-7252, go to www.thecpcf.org to download an application or visit 115 S. Court St., Crown Point, IN 46307.



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