Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Marion County Summer Youth Programs to Get Boost

Indianapolis is is awarding more than $100,000 in community block grants to 12 local agencies through the Summer Youth Program Fund, reports Inside INdiana Business.

The funds will provide opportunities for nearly 1,500 youth to participate in recreational, cultural and educational activities. The Summer Youth Program Fund was established in Marion County in 1995 by the Indianapolis Foundation and Lilly Endowment Inc.

The recipients are:
Community Alliance of the Far Eastside, Young Audiences of Indiana, La Plaza, Edna Martin Christian Center, Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center, Fay B. Glick Neighborhood Center, Coburn Place Safe Haven, Concord Neighborhood Center, Forest Manor Multi-Service Center, John H. Boner Center, Flanner House and East 10th United Methodist Children & Youth Center.

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