Aug 4, 2018
LAPORTE — The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte recently awarded $918,626 in grants to local organizations.
A total of 28 grant projects, submitted by 22 LaPorte organizations, were approved for funding. Each project promises to make an impact in one of HFL’s three strategic focus areas or contribute to the overall health and wellness of LaPorte.
"We are excited to see so many projects and ideas coming to life in LaPorte," said Maria Fruth, HFL president and CEO. "Our next step will be bringing people and organizations around the table to focus on key areas where we can create strategic programming that will really move the dial and impact change. Our first focus areas will be children’s health and drug prevention."
This is the second round of grants from the newly established foundation. HFL awarded $2,463,107 in funding to 61 grant projects from 44 LaPorte organizations in November 2017. HFL’s grant awards total $3,381,733 to date. For more information about HFL’s grant applications or the 2018 Grant Cycle 1 awards, visit hflaporte.org or call 219-326-2471.