grant projects

Read below to learn about recent placemaking grants, community grants, youth grants and field of interest grants. 

Don't miss the brief videos from each community below!

  • PLACEMAKING

    LOVE YOUR COMMUNITY  GRANTS


    The Community Foundation's first-ever placemaking grants awarded a total of $50,000 to Pulaski County communities in celebration of its 20th Year.  View project videos on this page.

    •   Francesville ~ Quiet Spaces
    •   Medaryville ~ Medaryville Rest Area
    •   Monterey ~ It's a Family Affair
    •   Pulaski ~ Old Mill Pavilion
    •   Star City ~ Star City Park Improvements
    •   Winamac ~ Public Facilities
  • COMMUNITY 

    WE GOT A GRANT!  projecTS

    In 2016 six organizations received over $29,000 in grants from the Community Grants Fund for 2016. Grant funding was awarded to the following entities and projects:

    •   First United Methodist Church of Winamac - AED & Safety Training
    •   Francesville-Salem Township Public Library - Historical Bldg Maint.
    •   Junior Achievement - Economics for Success
    •   Pulaski County Animal Center - Operation Fix Aun Mejor
    •   UPTOWN Project - Move to the Beat
    •   Veterans of Foreign Wars - VFW Building Renovations
  • YOUTH

    PROJECTS

    Thanks to the Good Oil/BP Youth Philanthropy Fund, three youth grants were awarded in 2016 to:  Winamac Middle School's VEX Robotics program; West Central Middle School's 6th Grade Camp Out; and Junior Leaders 4-H Club for Poverty Awareness Day. 

  • fIELD OF INTEREST

    PROJECTS

    Congratulations to the Lego Club at Eastern Pulaski School Corporation! Their club received a grant from the Sherald & Verla Bonnell Family Education Fund to support their program.  

 "Love your community" videos


2017 "love your community" grant projects

The 2017 Love Your Community placemaking grants were awarded to 6 Pulaski County communities.  Recipients included:


Star City

Received $5,000 for "Star City Park Improvements" to reseal and paint basketball courts, replace grills, plant flowering trees, install a new park sign and a toddler/parent swing.


Pulaski

Received a $5,000 grant for the "Old Mill Pavilion" shelter project to provide a place for community members and visitors to gather. The shelter is located where a grist mill once stood proudly in the town. They now have a place for the community to relax and enjoy the beautiful view of the Tippecanoe River.


Town of Francesville

Received a $10,000 grant for their project, "Quiet Spaces." The project is underway and includes plans  for a fountain, bench seating, landscaping and pergola. This will be a place where people can gather to visit or sit and enjoy the peace and quiet of their small community.


Town of Monterey

Received a $10,000 grant for their placemaking project, "It's a Family Affair."   New recreational equipment  was purchased and installed in the town park for families to share and enjoy together.


Town of Medaryville

Received a $10,000 grant for the "Medaryville Rest Area" to construct a gazebo, benches and landscaping to raise the community's appeal and encourage residents to become friends.


Town of Winamac

Received a $10,000 grant to build "Public Facilities" for the downtown area.