Four Salvation Army Indiana Division Service Areas Receive Glick Philanthropies Grants

Jul 1, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 29, 2022) – To help strengthen communities facing undue hardships caused by the pandemic and inflation, four Salvation Army service areas located in the Indiana Division received grant awards totaling $37,500 from the Glick Community Relief Fund, a grant program of Glick Philanthropies that supports local nonprofit organizations providing access to basic needs. These awards were four of 90 totaling $695,600 to organizations supporting communities where Gene B. Glick Company properties are located during this time of heightened demand and economic uncertainty. These awards were four of 54 directed to Indiana-based organizations.

“Glick Philanthropies is committed to offering support to nonprofit organizations that are providing essential basic needs to our most vulnerable communities,” said Ben Grande, Director of Philanthropy for Glick Philanthropies. “The efforts of these organizations are especially critical now as our communities face rising inflation and the continued effects of the pandemic. Our work with the Community Relief Fund allows us to help 90 organizations that are making meaningful contributions to communities, families, and individuals across the country.”

The Salvation Army's Indianapolis Eagle Creek Corps Community Center, East Chicago Corps Community Center, and Jackson County Service Extension Unit each received $10,000. The Salvation Army of Columbus received a $7,500 award. All grant awards received will be used to strengthen food ministries within the service area.

In 2021, 1,470,576 meals and grocery orders were provided to Hoosiers by The Salvation Army Indiana Division through its food pantries, hot meal programs, and grocery cards.

“We continue to praise God for the generosity of our community which enables us to come alongside our neighbors in these critical ways,” said Major Rachel Stouder, Indianapolis Area Commander. "With funding like this, we can continue to offer support such as spiritual, social, and emotional support which we know are all very important. However, practical, physical, basic needs are foundational to the stability of individuals and families, the importance of which cannot be overstated.” 

2022 marks the seventh year that Glick Philanthropies has administered its property-nominated grant program. Through this initiative, over $3.5 million has been awarded to roughly 225 organizations in communities where Gene B. Glick Company properties are located. This year, food access elevated as the area with the greatest need. 

For more information about The Salvation Army Indiana Division, please visit To learn more about Glick Philanthropies, visit

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