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Unity Foundation Community Grant Application Now Online

Applications now are online for Unity Foundation of La Porte County’s 2019 Community Fund
Grants also known as “Power for Good” grants.

In 2018, more than $140,000 was awarded to over 80 local nonprofit projects. These grants
are supported by earnings from unrestricted “Community Funds.”

The application for the annual grants is now available online
https://uflc.net/grants/community-grants/ to all nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations located in,
or serving La Porte County residents.

A committee of dedicated volunteers from throughout the county evaluates and awards grants
of up to $3,000 each. Eligible projects and programs fall into numerous categories, including
but not limited to, arts and culture, health, human services, environment, education, and
projects that strengthen La Porte County in meaningful ways.

The deadline for submitting this year’s Community Fund Grant applications is 11:59 p.m. CST
on Friday, July 26. Organizations may submit two separate project grants for consideration.

In addition to the grant applications, Unity Foundation’s annual report is available online on
its web site at www.uflc.net. Past year grant recipients are listed in the report.

Since 1992, Unity Foundation of La Porte County has served donors, nonprofits and local
communities. As La Porte County’s community foundation, it manages approximately $32
million in assets, administers more than 325 charitable funds, and has distributed
approximately $19 million through direct grants and scholarships. The Council on Foundations
has deemed Unity Foundation in compliance with all Indiana and national ethical and
operating standards for community foundations. Unity Foundation’s mission is to strengthen
La Porte County now and forever by building permanent endowments; providing leadership;
offering philanthropic vehicles for everyone; and, being a catalyst for social and economic
vitality. For more information, please visit www.uflc.net or call 219-879-0327

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