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.


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


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.


Fox Memorial Park Endowment Fund: Provides for the development, maintenance, upkeep, and capital improvements of Fox Memorial Park

Friendship Botanic 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 Fund: Supports efforts to empower residents to conserve and improve our soil, water, and related natural resources.


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.


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 Partnership 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 Endowment Fund:  Supports the park as 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.