Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

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Since 1991, the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County has been connecting people who care with causes that matter. Through our grant-making and initiative work, we're making our community a better place for all of us—now, and long into the future.

The YMCA of Michiana is one of eight Special Projects Challenge Grant recipients.

Community Foundation Awards $185,000 in Grants


As part of its 2016 winter grants cycle, the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County has awarded nearly $185,000 to local nonprofit organizations in Special Project Challenge Grants.

The Special Project Challenge Grant process encourages projects in community development and urban affairs; parks, recreation, and environment; health and human services, and youth and education. All nonprofit organizations serving the citizens of St. Joseph County are eligible to apply.

Each year, the Community Foundation returns some $5 million in grants to the community. SInce inception, the Community Foundation has granted more than $100,000,000 to deserving nonprofit organizations and causes that make St. Joseph County a better place to live.

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