LAFAYETTE – During a ceremony today at Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA), 15 Indiana nonprofit organizations from nine counties were awarded capital grants totaling $110,480.61 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 Allen, Boone, Delaware, Grant, Greene, Howard, Huntington, Tippecanoe and White 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 www.siafoundation.org.

Recipients for the spring grant cycle are:

· Ball State University (Delaware County) – $2,499

3D chocolate printer in support of STEM experiences for K-12 students

· Burnettsville Volunteer Fire Co. (White County) – $5,769.85

Firefighting helmets and flashlights

· Carver Community Center (Howard County) – $15,000

Building and kitchen appliance upgrades, as well as athletic equipment

· Community Choirs of Huntington Co. (Huntington County) – $2,320.87

Audio equipment, including microphones, stands, speakers and cases

· Faith Community Development Corp. (Tippecanoe County) – $12,051

Diagnostic system and tool set for Car Works program

· Greene County Health (Greene County) – $8,700

Three exam tables and a wheelchair scale

· Group Home for Children (Tippecanoe County) – $8,300

Kitchen appliance upgrades and supplies

· Klondike Middle School (Tippecanoe County) – $8,971.95

Six water bottle refilling stations

· Matthew 25 (Allen County) – $2,119.98

Two glucose monitoring systems

· Morning Dove Therapeutic Riding (Boone County) – $4,500

Equicizer and storage shed

· NICHES Land Trust (Tippecanoe County) – $1,955

Supplies to replace a bridge

· St. Martin Community Center (Grant County) – $10,000

Commercial-grade flooring

· SHAK Makerspace (Howard County) – $7,000

Rotary screw air compressor for a plasma table

· Tippecanoe County Partnership for Water Quality (Tippecanoe County) – $14,960

Supplies for the Wonders on the Wabash (WOW) program

· Tippecanoe School Corp. (Tippecanoe County) – $8,202.91

Instructional materials to meet the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs)