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India Partners, an international relief and development agency in Eugene, has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Tyndale House Foundation in Wheaton, Ill. The grant will be used to train indigenous leaders in Andhra Pradesh, India. India Partners also received a $10,000 lead gift from the Vista Hermosa Foundation in Prescott, Wash., for the agency's 25th anniversary banquet.

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India Partners, an international relief and development agency in Eugene, has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Tyndale House Foundation in Wheaton, Ill. The grant will be used to train indigenous leaders in Andhra Pradesh, India. India Partners also received a $10,000 lead gift from the Vista Hermosa Foundation in Prescott, Wash., for the agency's 25th anniversary banquet.

The Center for Community Counseling in Eugene has received a $5,000 grant from the Collins Foundation and a $1,000 grant from Woodard Family Foundation to provide affordable mental health services to low-income and uninsured adults.

Wells Fargo Bank has donated $3,000 to the nonprofit Catholic Community Services of Lane County (CCSLC) to help fund services to low-income residents.

Birth to Three, a parenting education agency in Eugene, has received a one-year, $30,000 grant from the Collins Foundation in support of its Make Parenting a Pleasure for the 21st Century project. The project will update Birth to Three's nationally recognized curriculum to include the most current research and best practice information from the field of parenting education and support.

BRING Recycling has received a $10,000 grant from the following funds of The Oregon Community Foundation: the Goudy-Powell Family Fund; the R.W. Family Fund; and the Mary E. Horstkotte Fund. The grant will provide essential support for BRING's volunteer coordinator and volunteer-led projects and events, including the annual BRING Tour of Homes. In addition, BRING received a $2,000 grant from students of Kalapuya High School's Community 101 program. The Community 101 program is administered by the Oregon Community Foundation and the PGE Foundation. The grant was funded by the R.W. Family Fund and awarded to local organizations at the discretion of students.

The Meyer Memorial Trust has made donations to two local organizations. Committed Partners for Youth in Eugene received an award of $20,000 to explore the costs and benefits of co-locating youth organizations. The McKenzie River Trust in Eugene received a $50,000 grant for land acquisition, planning and outreach.
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