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Communities awarded pandemic funding

(photo courtesy of Prosperity Indiana)

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