RICHMOND, Ind. — The Wayne County Basis has obtained a $100,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment.
The funding is a part of the seventh part of Lilly’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) initiative. It may be used for any charitable functions, in accordance with a information launch.
Any group basis reaching 100% board member giving from Jan. 1, 2019, by way of June 30, 2020, was eligible to obtain the unrestricted grant cash. The grant acknowledges the vital function that the Wayne County Basis’s board of administrators performs in main the group and serving Wayne County.
“The muse board is nice,” stated Rebecca Gilliam, who’s govt director of the Wayne County Basis. “This yr they’ve actually labored to handle the wants in the neighborhood in addition to honoring the intentions of our donors. I’m grateful for the unbelievable management they supply to the Wayne County Basis.”
In accordance with the Wayne County Basis web site, the board is comprised of 15 group chief
The brand new grant builds on a $150,000 Group Management Grant from the Lilly Endowment that was awarded the Wayne County Basis throughout October. That funding was earmarked to assist neighborhood improvement, downtown initiatives and workforce improvement initiatives of the Ahead Wayne County mission.
Lilly Endowment created GIFT throughout 1990 for Indiana communities to establish native wants and challenges. GIFT VII was launched throughout 2018, and the Wayne County Basis obtained $75,000 throughout 2019 to establish, prioritize and assess alternatives and challenges throughout the county.