Education

Barbara A. Carmen Memorial Fund: Endows teachers with grants for special enrichment programs in public and parochial schools in Michigan City.

 

Donnie Thomas Scholarship Fund: Supports Michigan City High School graduates in memory of teacher and coach Donnie Thomas

 

La Lumiere School Endowment Fund: Supports LaLumiere School, a coeducational and rigorous college-preparatory school.

 

Janet Collings Drayton Teacher Innovation Fund:  Supports innovative classroom projects that bring learning to life for students attending Kingsbury Elementary School.

 

Haiti Children’s Education Fund: To create a better world by providing high school education to the most needy and most promising orphans in Haiti.

 

Ivy Tech Community College Pejic Campus – Michigan City Fund: Supports Ivy Tech’s Pejic Campus in delivering professional, technical, and lifelong education.

 

Language Arts Fund for Queen of All SaintsSupports “Hoosier Books” program and other language arts programs.

 

La Porte County Educational Advancement Fund: Supports efforts to increase people’s success in school, work and life.

 

La Porte Educational Development Foundation Endowment Fund

 

La Porte High School Class of 1952 Fund: To help keep LPHS a great place to grow and learn.

 

Leadership LaPorte County Fund: Assists Leadership La Porte County in its mission to help make La Porte County more ‘leader-full”.

 

League of Women Voters Education Fund: Supports educational activities of the La Porte County League.

 

Lindsey O’Brien Kesling Wishing Tree Foundation: Lives Love through carbon monoxide education and unleashing the artistic dreams of youth

 

Marquette Catholic High School Education Fund: Supports students of modest means to attend and benefit from a high quality, catholic education at Marquette Catholic High School.

 

Michigan City Area Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation: Enhances the quality of public education through programs not normally funded through tax dollars.

 

Michigan City Area Schools Endowment Fund: Supports the schools as “the unifying force of our diverse community.”

 

Michigan City Education FoundationCurrently funds small grants for teachers to develop and implement creative programs in the classroom in grades K-8.

 

J. Robert and Marjorie Miller Teacher Advancement Fund: Promotes teacher excellence within the LaPorte Community Schools.

 

Notre Dame Catholic School Education Fund: Supports students of modest means to attend and benefit from a high quality, catholic education at Notre Dame Catholic School.

Teacher Innovation Fund for MCAS: Provides small grants to support educators who develop or replicate innovative approaches and methods to make learning more effective and exciting.

 

Westville Schools (MSD of New Durham Twp) Endowment: Enhances the Westville schools, grades K-12, now and forever.

 

Bill and Kitty Wolf Art Teacher Advancement Fund: Promotes art teacher excellence in the LaPorte Community Schools.