$1.1 million awarded to local nonprofits from Community Foundation

Thirty local nonprofits have received part of $1.1 million for its endowments.

Posted: Oct 5, 2018 11:15 AM
Updated: Oct 5, 2018 1:20 PM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — More than $1.1 million has been added to the endowments of 30 local nonprofits. It's all thanks to a matching campaign from the Greater Lafayette Community Foundation.

The non-profits raised more than $650,000 in new gifts themselves from November 2017 to August 2018. A 50 percent match was then provided by the community foundation's LaNelle Geddes Matching Campaign. 

The community foundation controls 230 funds and endowments valued at more than $55 million.

The following non-profits received funds:

* The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette Foundation & The Art League

* Bharatiya Temple and Cultural Center of Greater Lafayette

* Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Lafayette, Inc.

* Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette, Inc.

* Food Finders Food Bank, Inc.

* Robert and Ellen Haan Museum of Indiana Art

* The Jazz Club

* Lafayette Citizens Band, Inc.

* Lafayette Rotary Club Foundation, Inc.

* LTHC Homeless Services

* Tree Lafayette

* Leadership Lafayette, Inc.

* Legal Aid Corporation of Tippecanoe County

* Long Center, Inc.

* Long Center Theatre Organ Society

* Lyn Treece Boys and Girls Club of Tippecanoe Co.

* Mental Health America – Wabash Valley Region

* National Alliance on Mental Illness of West Central Indiana (NAMI-WCI)

* NICHES

* Right Steps Child Development Centers

* Tippecanoe County Council on Aging, Inc.

* Tippecanoe County Public Library Foundation

* Unitarian Universalist Church

* Wabash Center, Inc.

* West Lafayette Public Library

* Willowstone Family Services

* Wolf Park

* YMCA Camp Tecumseh

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