Grants Awarded for 2014

Vonnegut Fund

Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental  Sediment core sampling in Lake Maxinkuckee– 
Second half of two year project
Lake Maxinkuckee Association, Inc.  Purchase two police radios for two safety patrol boats $3,000

Total $13,000


Community Fund Spring Round

American Red Cross Project SAFE- Marshall County fire prevention program $3,000
Boys and Girls Club of Bremen  Start-up costs for summer program $5,000 
Boys and Girls Club of Marshall County, Inc.  Feasibility study for building project $15,000 
Bread of Life Community Food Pantry, Inc.  Commercial freezer  $1,425 
Bremen Little League Baseball, Inc.  Catchers equipment and batting helmets  $400 
Culver Youth Soccer  Soccer goal nets, corner flags and practice vests $800 
Earthworks, Inc.  Seed to Salad Project, all-school garden at Washington Discovery School  $1,000 
Encore Performing Arts   ArtSparks, Missoula Children's Theater, 
Evening Song Original works from Children of Farmers
Heartland Artists Gallery  Variety of art classes for those new to the arts  $1,000 
Historic Bremen, Inc.  Publication of walking tour guide highlighting historic buildings in Bremen $1,500 
Indiana Lincoln Highway Association  Support for Lincoln Highway Corridor Plan 
across Northern Indiana to enhance education, preservation, beautification, 
signage and tourism opportunities (match from federal grant) 
Izaak Walton League of America  Agros, IN Chapter New water well for clubhouse  $4,500 
Marshall-Stark Development Center  Greenhouse construction to grow ans sell produce your round  $5,000 
Pathfinders Services, Inc.  Washer and dryer for a home in transitional Housing Program  $800 
Plymouth Community Schools   Project Based Learning support through New Tech Network 
at the Weidner School of Inquiry (year 3 of 5)
Triton School Corporation  Elementary team building event to encourage Collaboratio, 
Community, Commitment and Leadership by creating family groups among students 
of all grade levels. 
Turning Point Housing, Inc. (dba Heminger House) Office upgrades to increase client 
confidentiality and improve administrative efficiency 
United Way of Marshall County  Project Lead the Way to provide high school concentration 
to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) curriculum in public and private 
schools in 5-county region ($30,000 over 3 years) 
Veterans Therapeutic Art Center  Multimedia program for veterans to learn how to publish 
short productions 
Wesley United Methodist Church  Start up costs for a new playgroup and family night 
programs in response to community survey 
Wythougan Valley Preservation Preperation of Bremen National Register nomination as 
next stage in completeing nominations for all Marshall County communities by the State 
of Indiana's Bicentennial Celebration (match for Indiana Landmarks grant)

Total $85,300