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NiSource Charitable Foundation


I would like to apply for a grant.
Please fill out the Contact Us form to be connected with your local community relations representative.
I would like to learn more about the grant process.
You can contact the NiSource Charitable Foundation directly regarding the grant process. Email Faith McGrain at fmcgrain@nisource.com.
How does the NiSource Charitable Foundation evaluate requests?
The NiSource Charitable Foundation evaluates requests on the following areas: quality, strategic potential, community impact, public benefit, and management. The foundation reserves the right to decline any request, change guidelines without notice or reduce any gift amounts in accordance with corporate budgets, program guidelines or conflict of interest with NiSource.
Which organizations are eligible for NiSource Charitable Foundation grants?
Eligible organizations must be a 501(c)3 or other non-profit as determined by the Internal Revenue Service with a focus in one or more of the NiSource Charitable Foundation's focus areas and have a direct impact in the NiSource service territory.
Is there anything that might affect grant eligibility?
Individuals; religious organizations other than universities or colleges; political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns; organizations which discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin or disability; sports sponsorships; and organizations requesting goodwill advertising for fundraising benefits and program books are not eligible.