NIPSCO Environmental Action Grant

To commemorate Earth Day, NIPSCO awards grants supporting local nonprofit organizations with environmental initiatives.

The goal of NIPSCO’s Environmental Action Grant is to provide funding for restoration and education projects across northern Indiana.

Dunes Learning Center

Winners of the 2016 Environmental Action Grant:

  • Friends of Robinson Lake in Hobart for shoreline stabilization
  • Indiana Dunes Environmental Learning Center in Chesterton for environmental education
  • La Porte County Conservation Trust for restoration at McCloskey Wetlands
  • La Porte County Soil and Water Conservation District for Michigan City’s Trail Creek Week
  • Martin T. Krueger Middle School in Michigan City for prairie restoration
  • Martin Luther King Montessori School in Fort Wayne for an outdoor classroom
  • NICHES Land Trust in Carroll County for Moyer Gould Woods Habitat restoration
  • Northwest Indiana Paddling Association in Valparaiso for Little Calumet River East Branch Stream restoration
  • Porter County Parks Foundation for Sunset Hill Farm County Park pond restoration
  • Save the Dunes Conservation Fund in Michigan City for 2016 Dunes Blowout: A Festival of Performance and Ecology
  • Shirley Heinze Land Trust in Valparaiso for Meadowbrook native seed garden
  • Trees Indiana in Fort Wayne for Nature Explore education
  • Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation in Syracuse for habitat restoration
  • Wildcat Guardians in Kokomo for public access site on Wildcat Creek