Foundation showers nonprofits with $2.7M in grants

Oct. 27—ELKHART — The board of directors of Community Foundation of Elkhart County has approved $2,707,390 in new and multiyear grants to dozens of nonprofits and programs throughout Elkhart County.

The grants were given in the categories of placemaking, kids and families, and career pathways, reflecting the priorities of the Community Foundation. The organization is helping lead two community initiatives and grantmaking is supporting the efforts of Connect in Elkhart County, focused on expanding Elkhart County's trail network, and Building Strong Brains: Elkhart County's Early Childhood Initiative.