Grants Awarded in 2024-2025

24 organizations will benefit from $10k worth of advertising and social media marketing at four Muncie Stations over the next year. 104.9 WERK-FM and 93-5MAX present Unity in the Community, and 104.1 WLBC continues to present Hometown Heroes of the Month grants.

Each organization will get a month dedicated to promoting either its message or a specific event or fundraiser. Thank you to the Selection Committee for reviewing 49 applications. Thank you to Zach Johnson, Brian Casey, and Jay Garrison for taking on additional tasks to make this happen on two new stations.

Thank you to Jared Boomer, Kim Morris, and Steve Lindell for their continued work with Hometown Heroes.

The following organizations were chosen to receive the 104.1 WLBC Hometown Heroes Grant 

  • First Choice for Women, April 
  • TeenWorks, May 
  • Children’s Clothing Center of Delaware County, June 
  • Isaiah 117 House, Delaware County, July 
  • Muncie Murpah Shrine Club, August 
  • League of Women Voters of Muncie-Delaware County, September 
  • Good Shepherd Conference of St. Vincent DePaul Society, October 
  • Guardian Scholars, November 
  • LifeStreams Services, December 
  • Classroom Connections of East Central Indiana, January 2025 
  • Whitely Community Council, February 2025 
  • Hillcroft Services, INC, March 2025 

The following organizations were chosen to receive the 104.9 WERK-FM & 93-5 MAX Unity in the Community Grant 

  • Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity, April 
  • Boys & Girls Club of Muncie, May 
  • Home Savers of Delaware County, June 
  • Healthy Community Alliance of East Central Indiana, July 
  • Recovery Cafe Muncie, August 
  • Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter, September 
  • Delaware County Prevention Council, October 
  • Muncie Mission Ministries, INC, November 
  • The Salvation Army, December 
  • Delaware County CASA Program, January 2025 
  • Daleville Community Library, February 2025 
  • Indiana Youth Institute, March 2025 
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