Positive Youth Development

 4-H of La Porte County: Supports the 4-H Program to help youth develop important life skills.

Boys & Girls Club Endowment Fund: Provides inspiration and enables youth between 6 and 18 years of age to become responsible, productive, caring citizens.

Boy Scouts (LaSalle Council #165) Fund: Helps children in the development of character, value, and citizenship training through fun programs in the out of doors.

Imogene L. Dahl Purdue Extension La Porte Endowment Fund: Supports programs hosted by Purdue Extension La Porte County.

DeCamp’s Band of Brothers Fund: Supports programs designed to enrich the lives of youth through participation in positive sports programs.

Dr. Fischer La Porte High School Athletics Endowment Fund: Supports the La Porte High School Athletic Department and its efforts to provide excellent athletic opportunities to LPHS students regardless of ability to pay.

Foundations for Youth (Youth Service Bureau): Supports a wide variety of programs to benefit area youth.

Ray “Shorty” Simpson Fund for Girls Scouts of Northern Indiana – Michiana: Supports the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana as they build girls of courage, confidence , and character, who make the world a better place.

Hands off Heroin Fund, MSD New Durham Twp Schools: Encourages students to make positive choices in their lives.

Imagination Station Fund: Improves the quality and accessibility of child care for the community and increases public awareness for the importance of quality early childhood experiences.

Junior Achievement of Michigan City: Provides Junior Achievement and economics programs in all Michigan City area schools, sending positive messages about business and government.

La Porte County Fair Unity Fund: Supports the fair, and 4-H programs and awards.

La Porte County Family YMCA Fund: Assists the La Porte County Family YMCA to support children and families throughout their service area.

La Porte County Family YMCA Michigan City Elston Branch Endowment Fund: Supports the Elston YMCA Branch and its activities within the greater Michigan City, Indiana area.

La Porte Jaycees Deserving Children Endowment Fund: Helps to give the children of low-income households of La Porte, Indiana a merrier Christmas.

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

Michigan City Area Schools Enrichment Fund: Supports afterschool care, mentoring, and other non-tax supported programs.

MCHS Athletic Booster Club, Inc. – Capital Fund: to support capital and equipment purchases, primarily for IHSAA (Indiana High School Association) – sanctioned athletic programs.

Zach McCoy Youth Development Fund: Supports a wide variety of youth development activities.

Aaron McNew Memorial Fund: Supports a wide variety of charitable causes that honor the life of Aaron and the gifts he shared during his lifetime.

New Prairie Athletic Capital Fund: Supports capital projects for athletic programs within the New Prairie, IN, School Corp. District.

Kent D. Ribordy Youth Fund: Supports a wide variety of positive youth activities, primarily serving youth of La Porte and Porter Counties in Indiana.

Philip A. Sprague Care & Share Fund: Helps La Porte County youth discover the joy of philanthropy.

Teen Dream Fund: Encourages La Porte County youth participation in extracurricular activities.

Tuholski & Oberlie Environment and Arts Fund for Youth: Bring the environment and the arts closer to young people in the Michigan City area.

Charles Westcott Youth Fund: Supports education and recreational activities for youth in the greater Michigan City area.

Youth 2 Youth Endowment Fund: Promotes a hands-on program that teaches youth to be responsible grant makers and grant seekers.