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June 11, 2020 , LAFAYETTE, Ind. -

SIA Foundation awards grants to 13 Indiana nonprofits
 

Organizations from eight counties received funds totaling $107,000

Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) today announced 13 Indiana nonprofit organizations from eight counties were awarded capital grants totaling $107,012.19 by the SIA Foundation.

Since its establishment in 1997, the SIA Foundation has awarded more than $2 million to fund nonprofit projects across Indiana. Recipients at today’s event represented Carroll, Cass, Hancock, LaPorte, Marion, Porter, Tippecanoe and White counties.

The SIA Foundation awards grants twice annually to nonprofit organizations seeking up to $15,000 in capital funding for arts and culture, health and welfare or education projects. More information can be found at www.siafoundation.org.

Recipients for the spring grant cycle are:

Camp Tecumseh YMCA (Carroll County) – $1,269.12
Beds for health center

Dayton Police Department (Tippecanoe County) – $5,829
Radar speed signs

Delphi Community High School (Carroll County) – $9,295
Equipment for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program

Hancock County Children’s Choir (Hancock County) – $1,186.50
Cart for storing music binders

Kouts Volunteer Fire Department (Porter County) – $7,475
Fire helmets and fronts

LaCrosse Volunteer Fire Department (LaPorte County) – $8,500
Bunker gear

Lewis Cass Schools (Cass County) – $14,581
Factory simulator

North White School Corp. (White County) – $13,351
Instruments, chairs, stands and uniforms

Wea Ridge Middle School (Tippecanoe County) – $9,112
Water bottle refilling stations

West Lafayette Police Department (Tippecanoe County) – $5,800
Aggressor suits, student suits and equipment bags

Westminster Neighborhood Services (Marion County) – $13,462.16
Kitchen supplies and equipment

William Henry Harrison High School (Tippecanoe County) – $9,874.41
Microphone equipment for auditorium

YMCA Greater Lafayette (Tippecanoe County) – $7,277
Handicap accessible ramp

About the SIA Foundation
The SIA Foundation was established in October 1997 with a $1 million gift from Subaru of Indiana Automotive. SIA has made subsequent contributions of $4 million, bringing the total contribution to $5 million. The SIA Foundation uses the funding to award grants and matching gifts to nonprofit organizations in Indiana. The SIA Foundation has awarded over $2 million in capital grants.

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Contact
Craig M. Koven
Communications & External Relations Manager
craig.koven@subaru-sia.com
765-449-6269 office
765-414-0703 mobile


 
About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Camden, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 630 retailers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. SOA is guided by the Subaru Love Promise, which is the company’s vision to show love and respect to everyone, and to support its communities and customers nationwide. Over the past 20 years, SOA has donated more than $190 million to causes the Subaru family cares about, and its employees have logged more than 40,000 volunteer hours. As a company, Subaru believes it is important to do its part in making a positive impact in the world because it is the right thing to do.

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