LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - More than $105,000 was given to Lafayette non-profit organizations.
The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette awarded the 11 grants Tuesday.
Eight of those grants were Tier 2 grants, ranging from $7,500 to $14,999.
President and CEO of the Community Foundation Marianne Rose said giving to these organizations allows them to get the things they need to keep running.
"They're working everyday to provide the programs and services to our community," said Rose. "Many times they don't have the resources to actually support the technology that we need in today's world."
The following is a list of the organizations that were awarded grants:
- Almost Home Humane Society - $13,981 for an industrial washing machine and dryer
- Home with Hope - $7,965 for security cameras and a monitoring system
- Jessie's Kids Foundation - $10,737 for basketball court renovation at Cary Home
- Right Steps Child Development Centers - $13,565 for carpeting at its downtown site
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Lafayette - $11,472 for computer upgrades
- Family Services - $14,999 for computer upgrades
- Lafayette Adult Resource Academy - $14,999 for computer upgrades
- YWCA of Greater Lafayette - $9,475 for computer upgrades
- Lafayette Tree Fund - $3,500 for the purchase of new trees for vacant street tree sites
- Children's Music Foundation - $2,500 for youth scholarships
- Wabash Valley Youth Symphony - $2,500 for youth scholarships
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