Pacers foundation awards grants

The Indiana Pacers did their part to spread holiday cheer.  During the month of December they awarded nearly $125,000 in grants.  The complete details are below.

(Via the Indiana Pacers) – Indianapolis, IN (January 15, 2013) – The Indiana Pacers Foundation recently awarded almost $125,000 in grants to 14 select, not-for-profit organizations located in the state of Indiana.  These specific grants awarded in December helped raise the total donation of the Pacers Foundation to civic organizations in 2012 to $205,000. 

“Many wonderful organizations are working hard every day to improve opportunities for youth,” said Rick Fuson, Pacers Foundation Chair and Chief Operating Officer of Pacers Sports & Entertainment.  “We are pleased that the Pacers Foundation is able to provide support for the exceptional work these groups do day-in and day-out to assist young people in our community and state.”  

Pacers Foundation seeks to serve at-risk youth, with a particular emphasis on education-related programs and projects.  It is a private 501c (3) organization established in 1993 and is funded by contributions made by individuals and corporations.  It is managed by a seven-person Board of Directors. 

PACERS FOUNDATION GRANT RECIPIENTS – DECEMBER, 2012 

Forest Manor Multi-Service Center

Mother Theodore Catholic Academies

The Julian Center

Shepherd Community Center

Teachers’ Treasures

Damar Services

Assistance League of Indianapolis

College Mentors for Kids

Marion Co. Commission on Youth

Indian Plan – Summer Camp

School on Wheels

Family Centered Services

Ronald McDonald House

American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis

 

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