Pictured: Tom LaRue, Chief, Columbia City Fire Department with Dr. Laura McDermott, Assistant Superintendent, and Dr. Patricia O’Connor, Superintendent, Whitley County Consolidated Schools

Pictured: Tom LaRue, Chief, Columbia City Fire Department with Dr. Laura McDermott, Assistant Superintendent, and Dr. Patricia O’Connor, Superintendent, Whitley County Consolidated Schools

May 2016 Recipients
The following projects and organizations received grant dollars from the Foundation in May 2016:

WCCS/Columbia City Fire Department $39,210.00
TROY Center $10,000.00
Indian Springs Middle School $8,752.70
Whitley County 4-H $8,000.00
Community Harvest Food Bank $4,000.00
Helpline $3,500.00
Camp Invention $3,000.00
Whitley County Farmer’s Market $3,000.00
Erin’s House $3,000.00
GRADWAY $2,000.00
Fort Wayne Philharmonic  $1,200.00
Humane Society  $1,000.00
South Whitley Public Library  $900.00
Difference Makers, Inc. $500.00
Community, Inc. $3,000.00
Churubusco Community Childcare Center $2,500.00
Children First Center $5,000.00

December 2015 Recipients

The following projects and organizations received grant dollars from the Foundation in December of 2015:

Youth for Christ of Northern Indiana  $20,000.00
United Way of Whitley County $12,000.00
The Lighthouse $10,000.00
The Center for Whitley County Youth $6,500.00
Passages, Inc.  $5,000.00
South Whitley Area Emergency Food Bank $4,000.00
Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana $2,500.00
CCHS Theatre Department $2,380.00
One Community Whitley, Inc. $2,000.00
South Whitley Community Public Library $1,000.00
Bill Lewis Center for Children $1,000.00
Churubusco Public Library $1,000.00
Columbia City Main Street Association $1,000.00

May 2015 Recipients

The following projects and organizations received grant dollars from the Foundation in May of 2015:

WC Historical Museum $40,000.00
TROY Center $10,000.00
Community Harvest Food Bank $5,000.00
Backpack Programs $5,000.00
Junior Achievement $3,500.00
Whitko School Corporation $2,500.00
Helpline of Whitley County $3,500.00
CC Park Department $5,000.00
KC ED $2,000.00
Children First Center $2,000.00
Potter’s Hand $1,000.00
FW Philharmonic $1,000.00
CC Main Street Association $1,000.00
Community Christmas Celebration $800.00
WC Farmer’s Market $700.00
Autumn Arts Festival $1,500.00
Forklift $500.00
Center for Health $1,000.00