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SIA Foundation awards grants to 14 Indiana nonprofits

During a ceremony today at Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA), 14 Indiana nonprofit organizations from 12 counties were awarded capital grants totaling $110,108.22 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 Clinton, DeKalb, Delaware, Floyd, Fountain, Huntington, Lawrence, Marion, Parke, Shelby, Tippecanoe and Vermillion 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

Recipients for the winter grant cycle are:

American Pianists Association(Marion County) – $5,501.78

Video recording equipment and media archive storage

Auburn Automotive Heritage(DeKalb County) – $3,794.00

Audio-visual equipment

Burnett Creek Elementary School(Tippecanoe County) – $2,476.40

Calm Down Kits

Child-Adult Resource Services(Parke County) – $10,449.00

Kiln and pug mill

Clinton Prairie School Corporation(Clinton County) – $14,894.83

Variety of equipment, including computers, gaming equipment and related furniture

Food Finders Food Bank(Tippecanoe County) – $4,520.00

Manual pallet jacks

Girls Inc. of Shelbyville/ Shelby County (Shelby County) – $7,515.90

STEM-related equipment, including modular robots and a STEM Maker Station Cart

Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Department(Fountain County) – $10,356.55

Variety of equipment, including multi-gas detector, thermal imaging cameras, trauma kits

Hope Southern Indiana(Floyd County) – $9,500.00

Variety of equipment, including shelving and paint

Huntington County Health Department(Huntington County) – $8,680.56

LeadCare II blood analyzers

Tree Lafayette(Tippecanoe County) – $2,752.00

Tools and safety equipment

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church/ Men's Warming Center (Lawrence County) – $6,717.20

Bunk beds and mattresses

Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana(Delaware County) – $13,000.00

Electric pallet jack, pallet wrapper and pallet racks

Vermillion County Soil and Water Conservation District(Vermillion County) – $9,950.00

Augmented reality sandbox

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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