The Indiana University Women's Philanthropy Council will award grants totaling $124,730 to 12 schools or organizations affiliated with four IU campuses.
The awards range from $4,000 to $20,000 and will support projects that foster community outreach, career development, public health, student philanthropy, education and diversity at IU Bloomington, IUPUC, IUPUI and IU Southeast. There were 40 grant applicants from seven IU campuses.
The School of Public Health-Bloomington award will provide seed money to identify and secure funding to establish a Rural Resource Center on Domestic and Interpersonal Violence. The center will become a resource to rural communities, schools, law enforcement and social service providers in Indiana.
The mission of the center will be to provide professionals with the tools to implement evidence-based strategies and programs that support the prevention and management of domestic and interpersonal violence problems in their respective communities.