Environment, Parks, and Recreation

Barker Woods Stewardship FundProvides environmental stewardship for the Barker Woods Nature Preserve and other properties.

 

Beechwood Golf Course Endowment Fund: Supports improvements to and maintenance of Beechwood Golf Course, a beautiful public golf course operated through the LaPorte Park Department, La Porte, Indiana.

 

Environmental Improvement Fund for La Porte County: Supports projects and programs that improve the quality of land, air and/or waters of LaPorte County.

 

Fort LaPlay Porte Endowment: Provides long-term maintenance of Fort LaPlay Porte, at Kesling Park.

 

Indiana Dunes Environmental Learning Center Tuition Assistance Fund: Helps LaPorte County students attend the many outstanding and experiential environmental learning programs.

 

International Friendship Gardens Fund: Supports the gardens, programs and ground facilities.

 

June B. Kelley Garden Fund for Long Beach: Preserves, maintains and develops public gardens in Long Beach, Indiana.

 

LaPorte City Park Foundation Fund: Supports maintenance and improvement of LaPorte City parks.

 

LaPorte County Conservation Trust Fund: Provides funds to purchase vital natural areas and protect bio-diversity in LaPorte County.

 

LaPorte County Park Foundation Fund: Supports land acquisition, park improvements, and matching funds for park grants.

 

LaPrairie Environment and Art Fund: Provides cultural experiences integrating art, agriculture, and the environment.

 

Long Beach Tree Fund: Preserve and enhance tree population in Long Beach.

 

Mill Pond Park Fund: Supports the Mill Pond Park in Union Mills.

 

Jan Nona Environmental Stewardship Award Fund: Rewards students or teachers in the M. C. area, to move beyond being an ordinary citizen and become involved in local environmental issues in the community.

 

Rotary Special Projects Fund: Supports the Michigan City Rotary Club’s special projects.

 

Save the Dunes Conservation Fund Endowment: Supports environmental programs and operations.

 

Shirley Heinze Land Trust Endowment for LaPorte County: Supports acquisition of natural areas for preservation in LaPorte County; restores and maintains biological integrity of the natural landscape.

 

Trail Creek Watershed Project Fund: Supports the work of Trail Creek Watershed Partnership to provide stewardship and leadership in order for future generations to enjoy the natural beauty and prosperity of a clean Trail Creek

 

Unity Park Project Fund-  will establish a public space to conserve and enhance the view of Pine Lake

 

 

Urban Forestry Fund: Helps to preserve, enhance the urban tree population in and around Michigan City.