Grants

Tri Kappa invites grant applications for local non-profit groups serving ZIP codes 46383 and 46385. Application periods are in September and March, with decisions made in October and April. Each organization is encouraged to submit a request for specific funds…

Taste of Valparaiso

Tri Kappa Iota’s annual fundraiser focused on local dining, Taste of Valparaiso, has been canceled for 2020. In an effort to support restaurants and promote public health, Tri Kappa and the 2020 Taste Chairs, Laura Bryan, Kaye Frataccia and Debbie Miller,…

Scholarships

Promoting education has always been a top priority for Tri Kappa. Beginning in 1920, the Iota Chapter awarded four Valparaiso University scholarships of $42 each. Since then, the chapter has contributed almost $500,000 to support educational programs and scholarships. Scholarship…

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Nuts for Valpo

Covid-19 has created a number of challenges for 2020. One of the side effects of social distancing measures is wide-spread cancellation of most large fundraising events which creates a trickle-down effect of less income for local non-profits that use that…

Making Masks for Helpers

Valparaiso Iota Chapter Tri Kappa member Becky Cowan recruited about 20 of her fellow members to contribute to a new volunteer group called Masks for Northwest Indiana Healthcare Workers. Organized by a group of Franciscan Health Physicians, the group has…

2020 Taste Canceled

The Iota Chapter of Tri Kappa’s annual fundraiser focused on local dining, Taste of Valparaiso (TOV), has been canceled for 2020.  In an effort to support restaurants and promote public health, Tri Kappa and the 2020 TOV Chairs, Laura Bryan, Kaye…

Fall Grant Cycle Open for Applications

We are officially accepting Fall Grant applications for Valparaiso non-profits. Every year, we are asked what we are looking for in applications. The short answer is that we are looking for local projects that promote the three areas we try…

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Ask Once, Give Twice

Tri Kappa’s Iota Chapter has entered a new phase with two annual events that raise funds for our charitable giving.

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Thanks for a Great Night Out

Wow, what a night! It took many hands to pull off this year’s Girls Night Out. Our facility sponsor was Urschel Laboratories. They were a beautiful and super supportive facility. The staff and leadership there are amazing. We were also…

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