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LIFE Youth Philanthropy Group announces grant opportunity

Schools and other youth-serving organizations are invited to apply for a grant from the LaGrange Independent Foundation for Endowments (LIFE). Applications are available in the “Hot Stories!” section on the LaGrange County Community Foundation website at www.lccf.net.

The application deadline for the LIFE grants program is 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. Completed applications may be submitted to the community foundation at any time between now and then.         

LIFE is composed of 20 volunteer students in grades 8-12, along with adult mentors from the community foundation and each of LaGrange County’s four public and private schools. Funded and supported in partnership by the Dekko Foundation and the LaGrange County Community Foundation, the LIFE mission is to offer grants and volunteer support for programs that improve the quality of education and services for youth in LaGrange County.

For more information about LIFE Youth Philanthropy or LIFE grant opportunities, contact the new LCCF program officer, Laney Kratz, at (260) 463-4363.