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.


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


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


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