The Crown Point Community Foundation The Crown Point Community Foundation

Latest Grants Awarded


Best Buddies

Friendship programs build one-to-one friendships for people with and without intellectual and developmental disorders (IDD), helping people to form meaningful connections, gain self-confidence and self-esteem, and improve inclusion for all.


Cancer Resource Center

To support the National Cancer Survivors Day annual event that brings cancer survivors & supporters together to celebrate as one, and additional Cancer Resource Center programs to support those in need on a daily basis.


Chicagoland Immigrant Welcome Network

To support the TWN provides direct immigrant and asylum seeking legal services to NWI through the assistance of non-attorney DOJ OLAP representatives and provides community services through its Asylum-Seeking Hosting Program and Refugee Resettlement Services.

$5,000 match

CPHS Vex Robotics

To support the 2023-2024 High School Competitive Robotics Season - Students at CPHS compete in tournaments across the state in two leagues, FIRST and VEX.


Dunes Dog Training Club (Pets N Vets)

To support U.S. Military Veterans with PTSD and/or Traumatic Brain Injuries in training their dogs for better companions, emotional support, therapy dogs, and/or service dogs with “no cost” training.


First Presbyterian Church of Crown Point

To help replace old, worn out HVAC equipment.

$2,500 ($2,266.88 Unrestricted Fund + $233.12 The Manis Family Fund)

Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana

To provide scholarship assistance to girls in South Lake County so they can be a part of their Girls on the Run team to be joyful, healthy and confident through social-emotional learning and physical activity.


Golden Hope Ministries

Create resource bags containing information pertaining to child grief and information about our group services, for distribution to community groups for use in supporting local families who are grieving.

$2,000 match

Hanover Junior Wildcat Football

To provide 15 new helmets to the Hanover Junior Wildcat Football team.


Hearts In Motion

To support the New Directions program assisting families who have faced hardship through domestic violence, a house fire, or homelessness transition into a new home.


Holy Spirit / St. Vincent DePaul

Continue to provide much needed food items to our food insecure neighbors in Northwest Indiana.


Humane Indiana

To provide innovative, community-centered, and collaborative solutions to challenges for 1,000 people and 400 homeless, abandoned, and at-risk pets in South Lake County as we face a crisis in care.


Junior Achievement of Chicago

JA BizTown combines in-class learning with a day-long visit to a simulated town, allowing students to operate banks, manage restaurants, write checks & connect what they learn in school with the real world.

$7,000.00 ($4,669.44 Unrestricted Fund + $2,330.56 Community Literacy Fund)

Lakeshore Public Media

Free event to connect local families with resources from PBS KIDS as well as other local community partners that make learning fun and exciting. Attendees will also have the chance to meet a popular PBS KIDS character.


Lowell Police Department

To support advanced ground survival self defense training to police officers in South Lake County.


Make-A-Wish (Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana)

Help support the granting of a wish for a critically ill child in Crown Point, Indiana.


Mental Health America of Northwest Indiana

To support the I’m Thumbody Special program presented to 3rd grade students in classrooms in NWI, encouraging children to see differences as valuable while promoting respect for self and others to reduce bullying.


Mommy’s Haven

To provide weekly therapy meetings for the pregnant women and new mothers who are living at Mommy’s Haven’s Maternity Home.


Northwest Indiana Symphony Society

Northwest Indiana Symphony 82nd Season Support.


Red Cedars Social Work Dept. (Hanover Community School Corp)

To support the Red Cedars Caring Closet providing necessities for students in need.


Rotary Club of Crown Point

Supporting the annual Shoes for Kids program to help local low income families receive new shoes for their elementary age children.


St. Jude House

To replace its existing and outdated security system with a new one to ensure the safety and security of clients and staff.


Tradewinds Services

To support the TradeWinds Community Pantry.

$5,000 match

Youth for Christ

Connecting with Hanover Central Teens for Success.