Warrick County Community Foundation Awards Over $34,000 In Community Good Grants

(Warrick County, Indiana)  The Warrick County Community Foundation announces the recipients of $34,700 in grants that will positively impact a wide range of vital projects and programs in Warrick County.  

All the grants were made possible by people and organizations establishing and contributing to unrestricted and field of interest funds held by the Foundation.

Based on the Foundation’s funding priorities of arts and culture, community development, education, health, human services, and other civic endeavors, such as the environment, recreation, and youth development, the grants conclude the Foundation’s 2020 Community Good Grants Program.

Grant recipients include:  Bread of Life Ministry to support the Feeding the Hungry program; Holly’s House for the “Think First & Stay Safe” Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program in Warrick County Schools; The Isaiah 1:17 Project to purchase items for distribution to youth entering Foster Care; Youth First for school social work and prevention programming in collaboration with Warrick County schools; and the YWCA of Evansville to support the YES! I Can! Program.

The funds making the grant awards possible are the Kathie and Steve Bugg Family Fund; the Charles H. and Geraldine S. Davis Memorial Fund; the Ehrhart Family Fund; the For Good. Forever Fund;  the Friends of Warrick County Fund; the Friendship Forever Fund; German American Bancorp Community Fund; the Jim and Marjorie Gunderson Family Fund; Heritage Federal Community Good Fund of Warrick County; the Dr. Bruce J. and Sabine T. Hopkins Unrestricted Fund; the Sanju Jairath Kumon Math and Reading Center Fund; the Bob and Vicki Lacer Fund; the John and Beulah Lewis Family Philanthropic Fund; the Norm and Vivian Miller Family Fund; the Dr. Edward and Nancy Prusz Charitable Fund; the Ryan-Hutton Family Fund; the Marvin L. and Joan B. Smith Fund; the William Argyle Stubbs Fund; the Welfare Bequest Fund for Warrick County; the Welter-Brammeier Family Fund; and the Wishes for Warrick Gourley Family Fund.

For more information, contact Sidney Hardgrave, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact at shardgrave@communityfoundationalliance.org. or Sarah Wagner, Regional Director of Development at swagner@communityfoundationalliance.org, or call 812.422.1245.