U.S. MEDIA CENTER
November 11, 2020 , Lafayette, IN -

SIA Foundation awards grants to 15 Indiana nonprofits
 

Organizations from seven counties received funds totaling over $135,000
 

Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) today announced 15 Indiana nonprofit organizations from seven counties will be awarded capital grants totaling an unprecedented $135,465.56 by the SIA Foundation.
 
Since its establishment in 1997, the SIA Foundation has awarded more than $2 million to fund nonprofit projects across Indiana. The newest recipients represent Boone, Clinton, Hamilton, Marion, Pike, Porter and Tippecanoe 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 winter grant cycle are:
 
Advance Volunteer Fire Department (Boone County) – $5,284 
Semi-automatic external defibrillators (AEDs)

Battle Ground Middle School (Tippecanoe County) – $10,997.50 
Robotics kits

Beverly Shores Volunteer Fire Department (Porter County) – $8,086 
Rescue boat & motor

Burnett Creek Elementary School (Tippecanoe County) – $3,000 
Water bottle dispensers

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana (Porter County) – $8,000 
3D laser printer/engraver, microphone & camera stabilizer

Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville (Hamilton County) – $15,000 
Interactive fitness equipment

Town of Colfax (Clinton County) – $12,855 
Trail shelter house
 
The Foster Closet at Innovation (Tippecanoe County) – $5,669 
Building supplies & air conditioning/heating unit
 
Jefferson High School (Tippecanoe County) – $14,986.57 
Manufacturing lab equipment & protective gear
 
Mintonye Elementary School (Tippecanoe County) – $5,219.99
World music drumming package
 
Ouiatenon Preserve (Tippecanoe County) – $14,991.30 
Utility terrain vehicle (UTV)

Paws & Think (Marion County) – $2,400 
Agility & training equipment
 
Pike County Christian Assistance (Pike County) – $14,000 
Walk-in cooler
 
The Salvation Army (Tippecanoe County) – $10,763 
Refrigerators & freezers
 
West Lafayette Fire Department (Tippecanoe County) – $5,014.25 
Rescue manikin
 

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.
 



 
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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