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  • FEC Funds Scholarships 2011

    FEC Awarded scholarships to 54 high school graduates pursuing college in various fields of study.
  • FEC Awards $96,500 to Local Scholars

    It is our goal to support the education of our students in order to build a better community.

  • Education and Scholarships in East Chicago Schools

    FEC funded over $5.7M dollars in essential learning, training, and development programs.

  • Celebrating Cultural Heritages in East Chicago

    The diversity of cultures in East Chicago is one of its key strengths.

  • Adults Study English in East Chicago

    Even though East Chicago is known for the vast diversity of its population, some struggle with the English language which often hinders their economic opportunities.  FEC helps provide necessary language education that will help East Chicago residents succeed.


    High school students reflect on what they learned from a presentation about The Gates Millennium Scholarship.

  • FEC Helps Put East Chicago Back to Work

     A number of local employers have pledged to hire properly trained local residents.

  • FEC Keeps Art Alive in East Chicago Schools

    FEC partners with South Shore Arts to help keep art alive in East Chicago Schools.

  • Food Pantries We Fund

     FEC grants vital funds to 10 food pantries in East Chicago.

  • Funding Arts Programs in East Chicago

     FEC works to keep the arts alive in East Chicago.

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On Friday, Jan. 20, the Foundations of East Chicago (FEC) partnered with the School City of East Chicago to host their first annual Scholarship, College and Career Resource Fair.
The Foundations of East Chicago (FEC) is comprised of people who work hard to better the community. Grant and Scholarship Committee member Coach Peterson is no different.
April 6, 2017 marked the Foundations of East Chicago’s (FEC) 20th scholarship program celebration. The evening saw 91 students from East Chicago, Ind. collectively receive over one million dollars in college scholarships.