Starke County Projects Supported by Unrestricted Community Funds

23 Jan Starke County Projects Supported by Unrestricted Community Funds

Projects funded by the Starke County Community Foundation and its partner Lilly Endowment Inc. in Phase III and Phase IV of the GIFT initiative.

NJ-SP Agri-Science Academy | 1998 Phase III $200,000
Starke County Resource Initiative Project | 1998 Phase III $137,000
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum  | 1998 Phase III $149,000
Friends of SC Library System  | 1998 Phase III $64,000
SCILL Initiative for Lifelong Learning | 1998 Phase III $250,000
$800,000
NJ-SP Agri-Science Academy | 1999 Phase IV $421,258
Starke County Historical Society, Inc. | 1999 Phase IV $51,400
CADA | 1999 Phase IV $68,342
Starke Co. Development Foundation | 1999 Phase IV $76,000
Koontz Lake Lions Club | 1999 Phase IV $83,000
$700,000
GRAND TOTAL Phase III & Phase IV Community Grants $1,500,000
Projects supported by Community Funds from 1999-2018:
Coalition Against Domestic Abuse – Office Copier 1999 $2,000
The Caring Place, Inc. -Starke Co Equipment 1999 $1,080
Junior Achievement of SC -“JA Programs” 1999 $561
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum -Handicap Caboose 1999 $2,000
Friends of Knox Library -Born to Read 1999 $1,861
Starke County Humane Society -Public Spay/Neuter Program 1999 $2,000
Knox Community Elementary School -Partnership Family/Schools 1999 $1,860
$11,362
CADA – Beds for Phoenix House 2000 $1,000
Koontz Lake Lions Club -Official Box/Concession Stand 2000 $1,000
SC Fine Arts Commission -Prairie Fire Theater Residency 2000 $1,000
The Caring Place, Inc. -Technology Update 2000 $1,000
$4,000
 
CADA -Office Computer 2001 $1,000
Junior Achievement of SC -Economics of Staying in School 2001 $1,000
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum -Exhibit Car 2001 $1,000
North Judson Park Beautification -Landscaping Town Park 2001 $700
The Caring Place, Inc. -Office Equipment 2001 $530
$4,230
CADA -VCR, File Cabinet, Digital Camera 2002 $1,000
Council on Aging of Starke County -Renovation of Facility 2002 $2,500
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum -Construction Train Shed 2002 $1,250
The Caring Place, Inc. -Replace Copier 2002 $500
The Lions Club of Koontz Lake -Purchase Spiral Slide 2002 $500
Starke County Fair Board, Inc. -Expansion of 4-H Exhibit Hall 2002 $1,250
S C Fine Arts Commission -Prairie Fire Children’s Theater 2002 $1,500
Starke County Poster Project -Posters & Frames 2002 $13,963
$22,463
CADA -Purchase Educational Books & 2 File Cabinets 2003 $1,000
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum -Museum’s Backshop Facility 2003 $2,000
Starke County Humane Society -Spay/Neuter Program 2003 $2,000
The Caring Place, Inc. -Purchase Phone & Service 2003 $876
$5,876
North Judson Main Street Committee,Inc. -Street Clock for NJ 2004 $2,000
CADA -Construction of Garage at Phoenix House 2004 $7,500
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum -Rehab of Track & Public Path 2004 $4,100
Starke Co. Fine Arts Commission -“A Christmas Carol” Program 2004 $900
The Caring Place, Inc. -Office/Marketing Equipment 2004 $500
Starke United, Inc. (4Community Grant) 2004 $1,000
$16,000
Art Circle Institute -Purchase Art Supplies for Program 2005 $4,060
The Caring Place, Inc. -Purchase Copier, Stand & Toner 2005 $1,321
Center for Rural O/R & Public Services- Purchase San Pierre Signs 2005 $2,200
Friends of the Erie JK Line -Purchase Stone for Trail 2005 $4,450
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum -Brake Rebuild & Locomotive 2005 $6,190
St. Vincent De Paul Society -Heating Cost for Needy in SC 2005 $1,700
Starke United, Inc. – (4Community Grant for Parents As Teachers) 2005 $12,500
St. Joseph American Red Cross -Hurricane KATRINA Disaster 2005 $1,000
$33,421
 
The Caring Place, Inc. -Laptop Computer & Desk 2006 $1,500
Center for Rural O/R & Public Services -San Pierre Bskt&Tennis Court 2006 $2,500
Community Services of SC -New Van & Food for Pantry 2006 $3,000
SC Choralaires -Music & Accompanist Fees 2006 $650
CADA -Furnishings for Phoenix House 2006 $2,760
Friends of the Park Assoc. of Knox -Skate Park 2006 $3,500
North Judson Mint Festival -Electrical Upgrade & Insurance 2006 $3,000
North Judson Park & Recreation Board -Repairs to Norwayne Field 2006 $2,500
North Judson Area Little League -Field Revitalization 2006 $2,000
St. Vincent De Paul Society -Utility Bills for Needy in SC 2006 $2,500
CASA -Training Program/Office Space Cost 2006 $1,000
$24,910
CADA -Riding Lawn Mower 2007 $1,850
CASA -Furnishings & Supplies for Visitation Room 2007 $1,500
Community Choir Christmas Cantata -Supplies for Cantata 2007 $3,100
Friends of the Erie JK Line -Supplies for JL Line Rails Trails 2007 $500
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum -Relocate Building 2007 $3,000
Knox Elementary PTO -Silly Safari Field Trip 2007 $528
Marshall-Starke Development Center, Inc.  -Security System 2007 $5,000
NJ/Wayne Twp. Public Library -Read to a Dog Program 2007 $1,000
Psi Iota Xi Sorority -Young Artists Conference 2007 $1,000
Salvation Army -Emergency Assistant Program for SC 2007 $1,000
San Pierre Lions Club, Inc. -Renovations to Lions Club Building 2007 $3100
SC Choralaires -Music & Accompanist Fees 2007 $800
Starke County Historical Society -New Sidewalk & Steps 2007 $2,000
Starke County Triad -Pill Disposal 2007 $480
$24,858
 
Ancilla College -Human Patient Simulator 2008 $5,000
CADA -Sump Pump & Repairs to Phoenix House 2008 $1,562
The Caring Place, Inc. -Office Equipment & Staff Funds 2008 $1,008
Hospice of SC -Laptop Computer 2008 $1,000
Purdue Calumet Education Center -2009 Summer Science Camp 2008 $6,300
SC Amateur Radio Club -Ham Radio & Emergency Preparedness 2008 $1,500
SC Choralaires -2009 Season Music & Accompanist Fees 2008 $800
Starke County Historical Society -Museum Exhibit Info 2008 $1,200
Community Services of SC -Public Transportation 2008 $3,000
NJ Main Street Committee -Economic Improvements to Downtown 2008 $2,130
Knox Community High School -Shakespeare for SC Schools 2008 $1,500
$25,000
Community Services of Starke County -Food Pantry 2009 $3,000
Fletcher Cemetery -Beautification of the Cemetery 2009 $2,000
Friends of the Park Assn. of Knox -Wythougan Skate/Bike Park 2009 $2,500
Girl Scouts of Northern Ind.-Mich. -Girl Scouts of Starke County 2009 $2,500
LaSalle Council BSA -Boy Scouts of Starke County 2009 $2,500
Love, Inc. -S.W.A.T. (Servants with Appropriate Tools) 2009 $750
Psi Iota Xi -Young Artist Conference Spring 2010 2009 $1,000
Purdue Univ. Calumet -2010 Summer Science/Health Camp 2009 $2,500
Starke County Chamber of Commerce -Reference USA 2009 $425
Starke County Choralaires -Music and Musical Instruments 2010 2009 $650
Knox Middle School -Shakespeare for Starke County Schools 2009 $1,500
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum -Grasselli Tower Project 2009 $10,000
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum -Safety Manuals 2009 $508
$29,833
Love Inc. S.W.A.T. (Servants with Appropriate Tools) 2010 $2,700
Prevent Child Abuse Indiana – Children’s Advocacy Center 2010 $4,000
R&R Horse Haven – Enclosure of the horse riding arena 2010 $3,900
North Judson-Wayne Twp. Library – Computer for GED Program 2010 $600
Psi Iota Xi – Young Artist Conference Spring 2011 2010 $1,000
Starke County Choralaires – Music for 2011 season 2010 $500
Community Services of Starke County- Electric Deposits aid 2010 $3,500
Fletcher Cemetery Association –  Tree removal at the cemetery 2010 $1,000
Junior Achievement – Our Community for 2nd grade students 2010 $1,596
LaSalle Council BSA – Boy Scouting in Starke County 2010 $2,000
Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana – Program Support 2010 $2,000
Starke County Amateur Radio Club  – NOAA Weather controller 2010 $970
Knox Elementary – Indianapolis Children’s Museum field trip 2010 $500
Ancilla College-Cont Ed Professional Advisors Sponsorship 2010 $1,000
$25,266
Emergency Grant to Community Services of Starke County Food Pantry 2011 $3,500
Ancilla College –  Girls Math and Science Program 2011 $3,000
CADA/Prevent Child Abuse IN Starke County Chapter – Pedestal Pump 2011 $1,080
Center of Workforce Innovations – GED test fees/transportation 2011 $2,000
Family Focus Inc/Healthy Families – Match for Kids First Trust Dollars 2011 $2,580
Love Inc. – S.W.A.T. home repairs for needy 2011 $ 700
Psi Iota Xi – Young Artist Conference Spring 2012 2011 $1,000
Salvation Army – Emergency Assistance to Starke County 2011 $1,500
Starke County Historical Society – Digital Printer/copier/scanner 2011 $2,000
Yellowstone Trail Fest. Assoc. – Promotion for 100th Anniversary 2011 $ 500
Knox Community High School – Peers Educating Peers 2011 $ 240
$14,600
Pro-Active Grant- SCILL Center welding program 2012 $10,000
Center of Workforce Innovations-  GED Programming 2012 $1,000
Community Services of Starke County –  Homemakers Program 2012 $3,500
Fletcher Cemetery Association – Veteran’s Monument Restoration 2012 $ 500
Muscular Dystrophy Association – Flu Shots 2012 $ 500
Psi Iota Xi – Young Artist Conference Spring 2013 2012 $ 500
Salvation Army – Emergency Assistance to Starke County 2012 $1,500
Starke County Youth Club – Programming Expenses 2012 $3,000
Knox Community School Corp- Shakespeare for Starke County Schools 2012 $1,500
$13,000
Starke County Preschool Project – Scholarship for 4yr olds in need 2013 $ 10,000
Center of Workforce Innovations – GED Programming 2013 $ 500
Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (CADA) – Fence repair 2013 $ 1,000
Community Services of Starke County –  Home Delivered Meal Program 2013 $ 3,000
Junior Achievement serving Starke County – Our Community Program 2013 $ 500
Kids Closet Ministry – New Coats for Starke County children 2013 $ 2,000
Psi Iota Xi – Young Artist Conference Spring 2014 2013 $ 1,000
Salvation Army – Emergency Assistance to Starke County 2013 $ 1,500
Starke County Youth Club – Programming costs 2013 $ 3,000
The PEERS Project – Programming costs 2013 $ 500
Knox Community Schools – Field Trips and life skills for MIMO students 2013 $500
Oregon-Davis Schools – Field Trips for 5th grades students 2013 $500
$24,000
 
Sustainability Award – Starke County Youth Club 2014 $ 5,000
Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (CADA) – Programs 2014 $ 1,500
Community Services of Starke County –  Elderly Service Programs 2014 $ 3,500
Kids Closet Ministry – New Coats and boots for Starke County children 2014 $ 2,000
Psi Iota Xi – Young Artist Conference Spring 2015 2014 $ 1,000
Salvation Army – Emergency Assistance to Starke County 2014 $ 1,500
Starke County Youth Club – Afterschool programming 2014 $ 2,500
The Crossing – Startup of job training program 2014 $ 2,500
Knox Community Elementary Schools 2014 $500
Starke County Preschool Project – Scholarship for 4yr olds in need 2014 $ 5,000
Starke County Public Library/NJ-WT Library – GrantStation Software 2014 $800
$20,800
Coalition Against Domestic Abuse, Inc. – Website for organization 2015 $1,000
Healthy Families of Family Focus, Inc.- Purchase of books for families 2015 $1,180
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum – Shingles for new roof for the depot 2015 $1,600
North Judson United Methodist Church – Kids Closet Ministries 2015 $1,000
The Center of Workforce Innovations, Inc. – Adult Learning Program 2015 $2,700
Salvation Army – Emergency Assistance for Starke County 2015 $2,000
Starke County Historical Society – Lincoln Train stop in San Pierre 2015 $1,100
Starke County Youth Club – Afterschool Program expenses 2015 $3,000
Oregon-Davis School Corp. – Piano keyboards for the classroom 2015 $500
Knox High School – Curriculum for at risk children 2015 $500
Starke County Preschool Project – Scholarship for 4yr olds in need 2015 $7,500
$ 22,080
Coalition Against Domestic Abuse, Inc. – Website for organization 2016 $1,000
Healthy Families of Family Focus, Inc.- Purchase of books for families 2016 $1,180
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum – Shingles for new roof for the depot 2016 $1,600
North Judson United Methodist Church – Kids Closet Ministries 2016 $1,000
The Center of Workforce Innovations, Inc. – Adult Learning Program 2016 $2,700
Salvation Army – Emergency Assistance for Starke County 2016 $2,000
Starke County Historical Society – Lincoln Train stop in San Pierre 2016 $1,100
Starke County Youth Club – Afterschool Program expenses 2016 $3,000
Oregon-Davis School Corp. – Piano keyboards for the classroom 2016 $500
Knox High School – Curriculum for at risk children 2016 $500
Starke County Preschool Project – Scholarship for 4yr olds in need 2016 $7,500
$ 22,080
SC Community Corrections – Seminar/Regional Therapeutic  Program 2017  $1,200
NJ-SP Elementary School – Girls on the Run, education grant 2017  $500
Oregon-Davis Elementary School – Field trip to Potawatomi Zoo 2017  $400
Healthlinc – Books for Reach out and Read Program 2017  $500
NJ-SP HS Memorial Committee – Memorial to old NJ-SP High School 2017  $2,000
Starke County ABATE – Christmas for SC Children 2017  $2,000
Knox Community Elementary School – Playground Sandbox 2017  $500
North Judson Wayne Twp. Fire Dept – Fireproof coveralls 2017  $3,000
Dunebrook Inc. – Community Partners home visitation services 2017  $1,500
Starke County Youth Club – Program expenses 2017  $3,000
Mint Festival Committee – Family oriented programming/Tractor Pull 2017  $1,000
Bella Vita Pregnancy Center – The Power of Dadhood program 2017  $2,500
Starke County Fair Board – Photo Backdrop Structure 2017  $5,000
Healthlinc – Reach out and Read Program (remainder of request) 2017  $500
NJ-SP HS Memorial Committee – Memorial (remainder of request) 2017  $1,500
North Judson United Methodist Church – Food Pantry 2017  $2,500
$27,600
 
Starke County Park Board – Bass Lake Beach Improvement 2018 $5,000
North Judson Park Beautification Committee – Band Shell at Norwayne Field 2018 $7,940
Yellowstone Trail Fest – Great American Family Circus 2018 $3,900
Psi Iota Xi – 2018 Young Artist’s Conference 2018 $2,000
Starke County Community Corrections – Food for Family Seminar 2018 $ 600
NJ-WT Fire Dept. ($3k from Hardesty Fund)  – Protective Gear – total $5,674 2018 $2,674
Habitat for Humanity Starke/Pulaski  – Programming 2018 $2,000
Knox Winamac Comm.Health Center – Health fair supplies 2018 $1,000
Starke County Public Library – 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten 2018 $800
Starke County EMS – Project Life Saver- Impact Grant 2018 $14,350
Starke County ABATE – Christmas for kids 2018 $2,750
Knox Middle School – Qball – Education Grant 2018 $179
Knox Middle School – Stand mixers – Education Grant 2018 $1,200
NJ-SP Elementary – Fun Fair – Education Grant 2018 $500
NJ-SP Elementary – Super U Assembly – Education Grant 2018 $350
NJ-SP Elementary – Teaching With Technology – Education Grant 2018 $650
Oregon-Davis Elementary – HealthWorks! Museum Trip – Education Grant 2018 $600
North Judson United Methodist Church – Kid’s Closet – The Hive WGC 2018 $2,000
Starke County Community Corrections – Family Seminar  – The Hive WGC 2018 $1,500
Prairie Trails Club – General Support – The Hive WGC 2018 $750
Bella Vita – General Support –  The Hive WGC 2018 $750
The Hive WGC – Event 2018 $300
 $51,793
NJ-SP Elementary – “Upstanders” Assembly 2019 $400
NJ-SP JR/HS – Bullying Prevention 2019 $1,100
NJ-WT Fire Dept. – Anniversary fire safety 2019 $4,000
NJ Mint Fest Committee – Tractor pull for the festival 2019 $1,000
Starke County Fair Board – Concrete sidewalks 2019 $5,000
SCILL Center- Inmate Workforce Training 2019 $5,000
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum – Master Plan 2019 $3,250
Oregon Township Fire Dept – Utility task vehicle match incentive 2019 $5,000
Starke County A.B.A.T.E.- 2019 Christmas for SC Children 2019 $2,000
Oregon-Davis Elementary- HeART and Soul Art Show 2019 $350
The Hive Giving Circle 2019 $3,000
Community Services of Starke County – Transportation van 2019 $10,100
Starke County WIC – Lactation station 2019 $600
Yellowstone Trail Festival – Remote car event 2019 $1,050
Steller Community – Constellation of Starke marketing support 2019 $2,500
$44,350