announcing a new grant program to support local nonprofit organizations that
provide public safety education and training across Northern Indiana.
will include community and youth public safety education programming and
training for first responders. Areas could include, but are not limited to,
police and fire department fire and carbon monoxide safety programs,
education and training in the prevention of damage to underground natural
gas lines, and child-related safety education.
Grant funding is
not intended to cover the purchase of equipment other than that needed
to support public safety education programs and training.
available in amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000. Applications will be
accepted through Aug. 10, with grant awards announced during the week of
organizations with a mission to support public safety education and training
are invited to submit a grant request through NIPSCO’s online request site
When submitting an
application online, please select the “Safety Action Grant” option from the
“Type of Support” dropdown box on the application.
organizations must be a 501(c)(3) or other nonprofit, as determined by the
Internal Revenue Service, with an environmental project focus and a direct
impact in the NIPSCO service area.