NIPSCO Awards $50,000 in Public Safety Education and Training Grants

NIPSCO Awards $50,000 in Public Safety Education and Training Grants
By: NIPSCO Last Updated: August 29, 2019

Annual program funds local safety education and training projects in northern Indiana

Merrillville, Ind. — Fifteen organizations will receive grants from NIPSCO to help fund their safetyeducation and training projects throughout northern Indiana. This year NIPSCO has granted a total of $50,000.  Since this grant program was initiated two years ago, a total of 28 projects have been funded with $100,000 in grant donations. 

“Public safety education and training are very important to us at NIPSCO, and we are excited to assist these organizations in their mission,” said Karen McLean, public affairs manager.  “NIPSCO’s second year offering this program led to many outstanding applications received, and we are deeply impressed with how organizations are prioritizing safety and educational projects.”

This year’s recipients include:

  • Angola Parks and Recreation, Trail Safety Education
  • Crown Point Fire Rescue, Safety Education
  • East Allen County Schools, Training
  • Franciscan Health, Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Hammond Indiana Police, First Responder Training
  • Idaville Volunteer Fire Dept., Firefighter Training
  • Indiana Operation Lifesaver, First Responder Training
  • LaGrange County Sheriff's Office, Safety Education
  • Pines Fire Department, CPR Community Safety
  • Poe Volunteer Fire Department, Safety Education
  • REAL Services, Inc., CPR Training
  • St. Joseph County PSAP, 911 Gives Back
  • Trustees of Indiana University, Self-Defense Classes
  • Warren Township, Safety Education
  • Wheatfield Volunteer Fire Dept., Safety Education

For more information visit NIPSCO.com/SafetyGrant.