Communities awarded pandemic funding
INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) — The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority and Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch have announced COVID-19 impact grants to help low-income communities prevent, prepare for and respond to the pandemic. The IHCDA is awarding $100,000 to six Indiana nonprofits.
Organizations submitted plans for financial well-being, safe and affordable housing, access to health/mental health services, transportation and community coordination.
“Communities across our state have felt the impacts of the pandemic. It’s important that as we recover, we are investing in local community-based work to support Hoosiers in need. This funding will provide further assistance to the Hoosiers these non-profits serve,” Lt. Governor Crouch said.
The grant recipients include:
- Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corp.: Transportation Assistance Program
- NeighborLink Indianapolis Foundation, Inc.: COVID Recovery Initiative: Senior Citizen and Homeowner Assistance
- Foster Success: Financial Literacy Initiative for Foster Youth
- Prosperity Indiana: Increasing Financial Resource Alternatives to Payday Lending
- Fathers and Families Resource and Research Center, Inc.: Workforce Development for At-risk Single Fathers
- YWCA of Northeast Indiana, Inc.: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorder Treatments