Grants awarded in 2011 from the Community Impact Fund
Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House$2,000, to subsidize the $95 per day cost of housing Noble County families in need of a place to stay while their child is hospitalized in a Fort Wayne hospital. Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House provides temporary, low-cost lodging for families of critically ill or injured children who are hospitalized in the Fort Wayne area. Families need not worry about meals to plan, a bed to sleep in or transportation arrangements to the hospital as those are part of the Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House services.
Albion Fire Department $1,000, to purchase two specialized fire attack devices to provide improved fire suppression services for Noble County residents. Fire command and/or first due unit could quickly deploy the new fire attack device to control a fire until volunteer firefighters arrive with their large fire units to complete extinguishment.
Big Brother’s Big Sisters $1,000, to subsidize the cost of implementing the Lunch Buddies program in Noble County Schools.
Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb and Steuben $843, to subsidize the cost of implementing the database system, including training for staff and board.
Cancer Services of NE IN $1,000, to subsidize the cost of providing services to Noble County residents diagnosed with cancer.
Ft. Wayne Women’s Bureau $1,500, to subsidize the implementation of the REACT Program, Assault Prevention for Teens, in Noble County.
LEAP of Noble County $2,500, to subsidize the cost of operations for the learning center.
Drug Free Noble County $2,000, to subsidize the cost of implementing youth prevention programs in Noble County.
Forensic Nursing Specialties $1,000, to subsidize the cost of transportation for Noble County victims of sexual assault.
Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry $5,000, to subsidize the cost of butchering, cutting an wrapping of donated deer, large game, cattle and hog. The packaged meat is then distributed to local soup kitchens, feeding the hungry ministries or to Community Harvest Food Bank who distributes to 29 soup kitchens, food pantries, youth and senior centers within Noble County.
Common Grace (a proactive grant) $3,230.
Town of Albion Parks Department $1,800, to subsidize the cost of purchasing playground equipment. The new equipment will consist of new spring animals, climbing structure, swings and or wooden structure that will consist of swings, slide and sandbox.
Junior Achievement of Northeast Indiana $3,000, to subsidize the cost of providing Noble County
students with JA BizTown and JA Finance Park.
Ligonier Elementary $1,586, to subsidize the cost of purchasing and implementing the use of stability balls as chairs to help children improve their learning, behavior, and posture at Ligonier Elementary.
The STUDIO $10,000, to subsidize the cost of operations.
PC’s for Youth $750, to subsidize the cost of purchasing computer repair parts. The computers will then be donated Noble County students who are in need of computers.
West Noble Food Pantry $3,000, to purchase much needed food and toiletries for Noble County residents in need coming to the West Noble Food Pantry.
Kendallville Daycare Center $1,500, to purchase 12 crib drawers, hardware and shipping cost for the infant classroom.
Lighthouse Ministry Daycare $5,000, to subsidize the cost of the childcare program. Specifically, funds would be applied to the cost of maintaining child-teacher ratios, in-house creation of presentation materials, craft and activity supplies, as well as groceries.
Contact the Foundation
1599 Lincolnway South
Ligonier, IN 46767