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INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) – United Way of Central Indiana has awarded nearly $ 2 million unconditional grants to 18 human services organizations in Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, and Morgan counties. Funding, backed by Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc., will help recover from the pandemic, according to United Way.

According to the UWCI, working groups made up of community relations workers and representatives from the county analyzed needs and offered funding recommendations for nutrition, housing, health, transportation, mental health and support for youth and seniors.

“We are honored to receive funding from the United Way of Central Indiana,” said Matt Wilson, executive director of the Boone County Mentoring Partnership. “This scholarship is used to further engage teens and children through mentoring in meaningful ways, promote spiritual well-being with our mentors, mentees, and other young people in the community, and continue to provide high quality tutoring services that help students across the county to improve academically. ”

The organizations that receive grants include:

  • Children’s Office – $ 39,000
  • Hancock County Schools – $ 40,000
  • Hancock County CASA – $ 10,000
  • Hancock County Child Advocacy Center – $ 15,000
  • Hancock County Senior Services – $ 14,000
  • Health 365 – $ 37,500
  • The landing site – $ 11,500
  • Hancock County Mental Health Partner – $ 8,000
  • Hancock County Women’s Resource Center – $ 15,000
  • Hendricks County Family Pledge – $ 75,000
  • Hendricks County Schools – $ 255,000
  • Susie’s Place Child Advocacy – $ 30,000
  • Sheltering Wings – $ 50,000
  • Barbara B. Jordan YMCA – $ 55,000
  • Morgan County Boys and Girls Club – $ 45,000
  • City Changers / One Place – $ 10,000
  • A senior retreat – $ 15,000
  • Wellspring Center – $ 40,000