Foundation announces round of community grants

From Local Sources

The Dubois County Community Foundation announced today its most recent round of community grantmaking from The Fund for Dubois County, its unrestricted endowment pool. A total of $112,300 was made to seven local organizations.

The Ferdinand Park Board received a $50,000 grant in support of the Old Town Lake project for amenities including a shelter house renovation, a kayak boat ramp and sidewalk, trail paving and a fishing pier.

Main Street Jasper Inc., a nonprofit created by business, community and government leaders to develop an entrepreneurial network of investment and redevelopment for a healthy and prosperous downtown, received a $22,500 grant for startup costs.

Huntingburg Teen Outback received a $7,300 grant for a technology upgrade that includes a new check-in/out system to provide more secure supervision of youth attendees.

TRI-CAP received a $15,000 grant to support its health navigator position to help individuals secure health insurance by providing free education and enrollment assistance from a certified professional.

Vincennes University Jasper received a $10,000 grant for the Catapult Indiana program — a manufacturing workforce skills training to teach basic work skills for introductory manufacturing jobs and to provide pathways to meaningful careers.

Buffalo Trace Council Boy Scouts of America received a $2,500 grant in support of Merit Badge University and Cub Scout Fall Fun Day for Dubois County Scouts.

City of Huntingburg and City of Jasper received a $5,000 grant toward the development of a collaborative plan for a bicycle and pedestrian trail system connecting Huntingburg and Jasper.

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