Community Good Grant Awards of $25,700 Go to Nonprofits Serving Vanderburgh County

Evansville, Indiana – The Vanderburgh Community Foundation, a partner of the Community Foundation Alliance, granted awards totaling $25,700 to 5 organizations serving Vanderburgh County during its most recent cycle of its Community Good Grants program.

Community Good grant awards charitably support arts and culture, community development, education, health, human services, and other civic endeavors, such as the environment, recreation, and youth development in the local community. This is the third of quarterly grants to be awarded from the program this year, with $91,700 so far awarded to nonprofit organizations and the programs, projects, and people they serve throughout Vanderburgh County.

Field of Interest and Community Good funds, established by individual donors and held and invested by the Alliance, provide the grant dollars for the awards. The current awards were funded from the James A. McCarty Fund for the Arts and Friends of Vanderburgh County Fund.

Recipients of the awards are:

4C of Southern Indiana, Inc. to support training and workbooks for staff to provide the “Conscious Discipline for Parents” workshops to parents/families involved in the Vanderburgh County court system

American Red Cross for the Home Fire Preparedness and Relief program in Vanderburgh County

Children’s Center for Dance Education to support the “Peter Pan and the Lost Boys” Dance Residency in underserved elementary schools in Evansville

Youth First to support the Social Work Program in Vanderburgh County schools

YWCA of Evansville to provide program materials and supplies for the YES! residential recovery program for 12 Vanderburgh County clients