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Pulliam Trust awards $2.1 million to Indiana not-for-profits

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The Nina Mason Pulliam Trust has issued more than $2.1 million in grants to 24 not-for-profits in Indiana, the organization announced Wednesday.

More than $1.5 million went to helping people in need. Another $505,000 went to protecting animals and nature, and community enrichment projects received $87,000.

Individual awards ranged from $25,000 to $270,000.

The largest recipient, the Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center, will use $270,000 for work force coaching and training over three years.

The Foundation Against Companion Animal Euthanasia received $170,300, allowing it to double to 6,000 the cats it spays and neuters every year.

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana received $250,000 for its Child Hunger Initiative, and Dress for Success Indianapolis will use $100,000 to provide professional attire and job training to 100 more people.

The grants are as follow:

Helping people in need

—    Bethlehem House Residence, $75,000;

—    Children’s Bureau Inc., $50,000;

—    Connect2Help, $30,000;

—    Dress for Success Indianapolis, $100,000;

—    Easter Seals Crossroads, $40,000;

—    Exodus Refugee Immigration Inc., $65,000;

—    Girls Incorporated of Indianapolis Inc., $150,000;

—    Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Inc., $250,000;

—    Indiana Canine Assistant Network Inc., $63,000;

—    Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership Inc., $50,000;

—    Indy Reads, $75,000;

—    Mental Health America of Greater Indianapolis, $25,000;

—    Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic Inc., $100,000;

—    Pathway to Recovery Inc., $50,000;

—    Marry Rigg Neighborhood Center, $270,000;

—    The Salvation Army Social Service Center, $25,000;

—    Shepherd Community Inc., $100,000;

—    Southeast Community Services, $30,000.

Protecting animals and nature

—    Amos W. Butler Audubon Society Inc., $35,000;

—    Foundation Against Companion Animal Euthanasia Inc., $170,300;

—    Indiana Recycling Coalition Inc., $75,000;

—    Land Trust Alliance Inc., $225,000.

Enriching community life

—    Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, $57,000;

—    Storytelling Arts of Indiana, $30,000.
 

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