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Legacy Foundation is here to help Lake County communities prosper
September 7, 2014
Legacy Foundation is the community foundation serving the entire area of Lake County. From north to south and east to west, Legacy provides grants to nonprofits and funding for special projects designed to strengthen the fabric of Lake County communities.
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Legacy Foundation Announces 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients
May 9, 2014
Legacy Foundation names six Lake County students as the 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars.
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Legacy Foundation Announces New President to lead the $50 million Lake County Foundation
May 2, 2014
Legacy Foundation announced today that Carolyn Saxton will be the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Legacy Foundation, Lake County’s leading philanthropic partner. Saxton will assume her new duties on June 4, 2014, succeeding Leigh Morris who has been Interim President since October 2013. She comes to Legacy Foundation from Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Michigan City where she served as executive director for over eight years.
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NWIgives raises nearly $250,000 in 24-hour period
February 14, 2014

Northwest Indiana residents, corporations and foundations came together for an unprecedented one-day philanthropic effort on February 12, contributing a preliminary total of $248,678 to nearly 100 nonprofit organizations in Lake, Porter and La Porte counties.
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Foundation outlines goals, process for grant program
January 31, 2014
Community leaders on Friday learned about the process to apply for grant money under a new initiative through the Legacy Foundation. Called Neighborhood Spotlight, the goal is to effect change via specific projects in Lake County.
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Legacy Foundation announces new career opportunities
January 27, 2014
Legacy Foundation is looking for qualified applicants for President/CEO and an Administrative Assistant.
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EDITORIAL: Collaboration is key to revitalization effort
January 17, 2014
The selection of Gary for the Obama administration's Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative is a sign of the new era of collaboration nationally and locally. Read how Legacy Foundation is getting involved.
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