Community Development & Philanthropy

African American Empowerment Fund: increases socioeconomic conditions of African Americans in La Porte County.

Bethany Community Fund: Creates and sustains a healthier and more livable community and supports charitable activities of the non profit organization.

Economic Development Investment Fund: Supports county-wide economic development.

Honor our Military Fund: Honors and supports current and former military service members.

Jim Jessup Future Leaders Fund: Supports community leadership development opportunities.

Kankakee Valley Workforce Development Fund: Provides education and training for skill development and enhancement of residents.

Kiwanis Club of LaPorte Charitable Fund: Supports the charitable activities of the Kiwanis Club of La Porte, Indiana.

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

Michigan City Lion Charities, Inc. Endowment Fund: Provides support to assist charitable organizations in Michigan City.

Rotary Club of Michigan City Foundation: Supports scholarships and charitable organizations in Michigan City.

George H. and Madeline A. Smrt West Side Neighborhood Fund: Benefits the West Side Neighborhood of Michigan City.

United Way of La Porte County Endowment Fund: Helps fund United Way operations.

Unity Foundation Operating Fund:  Supports day-to-day operations needed to serve La Porte County.

Unity Foundation Operating Endowment Fund: Helps Unity to help others…forever.

Wanatah Lions Club Endowment Fund: Supports the charitable activities of the Wanatah Lions Club.

Ron Wood Jr. Memorial Water Safety Fund: Assists with water safety programs & many activities that fulfill charitable needs.