grant projects

Read below to learn about community grants, field of interest grants, and placemaking grants.  Don't miss the brief videos from each community below!

  • COMMUNITY aspirations

    WE GOT A GRANT!  projecTS

    Over $46,000 was awarded in 2020 from the Community Grants fund to support the following programs/projects:

    • Eastern Pulaski School Corporation- Auditorium Audio Project
    • Community Wellness Center -Dribblers Program
    • PACE- Preschool Program
    • Board Bucks Grants-Surprise $200 grants awarded by CFPC Board Members
    • Giving Tuesday Match- 23 organizations received matching grant dollars
    • Culver Boys and Girls Club- Tech Upgrade
    • West Central Educational Foundation- Homerun for  West Central
    • Aspire Indiana, Inc - WIPA Marketing
  • fIELD OF INTEREST

    PROJECTS

    2020 - Eastern Pulaski Elementary School received a $1,080 grant for the Reading Intervention Program from the Sherald & Verla Bonnell Family Educational Fund.  This fund provides grants to support programs for educationally disadvantaged children and adults. 


    2019 - Winamac High School received a grant for $509 for the Wild Photo Ops project, thanks to the Wildlife Conservation and Education Fund. 

  • 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

 "Love your community" videos


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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.