We Are In This Together - Important Information regarding COVID-19×

Our office is open to the public, a mask must be worn.

If you do not have one, we can provide you with one. Appointments are encouraged. 


What is COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant?

COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants will provide relief to our local nonprofits during this time of uncertainty. It will provide support to nonprofit and other community organizations engaging in basic needs relief, short-term response, and long-term recovery in LaGrange County that is directly connected to COVID-19. Priority will be given to organizations providing basic needs services to people who are immediately suffering from the crisis.

If you would like to donate to the Good Samaritan Fund, Click here. 

Donations to support COVID-19 relief efforts in LaGrange County can be made securely online at lccf.net/covid-19donate. Administrative fees to the Good Samaritan Fund will be waived; one-hundred percent of donations will support relief efforts.



How Can I apply for a COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant? 

A simple online application will be reviewed by a team from both organizations and you'll get a single response. Priority will be given to community-based organizations providing basic needs services to people who are immediately suffering from this crisis. Our grantmaking will evolve with the situation making the funds flexible and responsive.

To learn more or to apply for a COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant, Click here. 

COVID-19 Rapid Response grants are in partnership with the United Way of Elkhart & LaGrange Counties. 

Grants Awarded

Organization Name Project Name Area of Interest Amount Awarded
LaGrange County Emergency Management Agency  LaGrange County First Responder Personal Protection Grant;  Government $5,000.00
Northeastern Center, Inc. COVID-19 PPE Healthcare $2,500.00
Westview School Corporation Westview Cares - Covid-19 Human Services $5,000.00
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc LaGrange County Farm Wagon Mobile Food Pantry Human Services $5,000.00
Lakeland School Corporation Facilitating communication with all Lakeland students during the COVID-19 pandemic Human Services $5,000.00
Mongo UMC Food Pantry Mongo UMC Food Pantry Human Services $5,000.00
Children First Center Therapeutic Support Services Human Services $3,000.00
Food and Clothes Basket of LaGrange County Feed the hungry during COVID-19 Human Services $5,000.00
The Arc of LaGrange County PPEs -  Gear-up for safety  Human Services $5,000.00
LaGrange County Council on Aging, Inc Save Our Senior Center  Seniors, Elderly $2,000.00
    Total  $42,500.00



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