2013 Grant Recipients

2013 Foundation Grants

Coburn Place ($7,500) provides safe, affordable housing and supportive services to women and children who are homeless because of leaving abusive situations. They transform battered lives by healing painful emotions, teaching valuable life skills, and fostering financial independence and long-term self-sufficiency. Counties served: Boone, Brown, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Montgomery, Morgan, and Shelby.

Craine House ($10,000) is a unique facility for women transitioning from the prison system to community reintegration. They are dedicated to serving non-violent females with pre-school age children. They promote development of life skills, strengthening of the mother-child relationship, opportunity for academic advancement and guidance to attain emotional and economic independence. Counties served: Hamilton, Hendricks, Marion, and Shelby.

Damien Center ($6,600) hosts a housing assistance program serving HIV positive men, women, and children in safe, affordable housing of choice. Residents complete an eight module life skills course preparing them to maintain safe housing while working towards self-sufficiency. Counties served: Marion and surrounding.

Dayspring Center ($8,000) provides emergency and transitional housing plus supportive services to families. It is a comprehensive service agency empowering families with the skills, resolve, and resources to permanently end their homelessness. Counties served: Marion.

Gennesaret Free Clinic ($7,500) runs the Health Recovery Program that houses men during their recovery from a hospital stay while providing supportive services on the road to permanent housing. Counties served: Marion

Indianapolis Interfaith Hospitality Network ($10,400) is an emergency shelter for homeless children and their families. Through faith and community based partnerships, IHN provides not only emergency food and shelter but offers individual skill development and rehabilitation and advocates for economic stability and the end to homelessness for the guests they serve. Counties served: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, and Marion.

Pathway to Recovery ($10,000) operates 5 housing programs providing a seamless continuum
of care beginning with supportive housing and ending with permanent housing for over 70
homeless participants battling mental health and substance abuse issues including 11 families. Counties served: Marion.

Progress House, Inc ($5,000) provides temporary supportive housing services for chronically addicted adult homeless males. Its residents are required to work full-time and contribute both financially and through on site housekeeping duties. Since 1961, Progress House has provided care and direction to low-income homeless persons in the greater Indianapolis area. Counties served: Marion.

Project Home Indy ($10,000) provides housing for pregnant and parenting teens in Marion County. They create opportunities to expand life skills, access healthcare, and realize greater educational success. Counties served: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, and Shelby.

Promising Futures ($7,500) provides shelter for abandoned, neglected, abused, homeless or pre-delinquent youth. Additionally, Promising Futures provides programs to meet the physical, social, emotional, educational and self-discovery needs of at-risk youth and their families in Hamilton and surrounding counties. Counties served: Hamilton and Marion.

Sheltering Wings Center for Women ($10,000) gives women in central Indiana a safe, protected retreat from abuse for them and their children, coupled with resources and guidance to help them rebuild their lives free from domestic violence. Counties served: Boone, Brown, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Montgomery, Morgan, and Shelby.

Turning Point Domestic Violence Services ($7,500) provides an emergency shelter, a 24-hour toll-free help line, a legal advocacy program and prevention training to victims of domestic violence/sexual assault and their dependent children. Counties served: Brown, Johnson, and Shelby.