Grants In Action

See your generosity at work


The Porter County Community Foundation seeks to improve lives in Porter County by providing funds through an open grant making process for humanitarian, cultural, educational and environmental purposes. The Foundation has been fortunate enough to award over $500,000 in Community Fund grants to more than 70 nonprofits throughout Porter County within the past three years.

Click below to see a list of grants we have recently awarded in 2017 through our Community Fund and how they are making a difference throughout our community:

2017 Receipients

4th Street Theatre
Art Barn School of Art
Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Gary
Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana
Duneland Family YMCA
Family House
Frontline Foundations
Gabriel’s Horn
Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana
Habitat for Humanity of Porter County
Hebron Volunteer Fire Dept.
Hilltop Neighborhood House
Housing Opportunities
Jacob’s Ladder Pediatric Rehabilitation Center
Kankakee Valley Historical Society
Kouts Volunteer Fire Department
Lakeshore PAWS
Memorial Opera House
Morgan Township Volunteer Fire Dept.
NeighborLink Porter County
Neighbors Educational Opportunities
New Hope Church of God Food Pantry
Northwest Indiana Symphony
Our Greater Good
Pines Village Retirement Communities
Portage Resale Shop
Portage Township Education Foundation
Porter County Convention and Recreation Visitors Center
Porter County Museum
Porter County PACT
Porter County Wildlife Management Advisory Board
Rebuilding Together - Hebron
Reins of Life
South Shore Performing Arts Co.
Tradewinds Services Inc.
United Way of Porter County
Valparaiso Family YMCA