Scholarships and Grants

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The Indiana Builders Association has funds available for projects and scholarships that benefit the housing industry through the Indiana Builders Charitable Foundation (IBCF) and IBA’s Educational Scholarship Foundation. Information about these funding opportunities is provided below along with links to the applications which are due October 29, 2021. 

Indiana Builders Charitable Foundation

The Indiana Builders Charitable Foundation (IBCF) is managed by the Central Indiana Community Foundation with direction from the IBCF Advisory Board. Proposals for funds from the IBCF should include a description of the project, how the educational cause enhances the knowledge and understanding of the housing industry and career opportunities within the housing industry, and the amount of funds needed to accomplish the project.   A link to the application is provided below, and applications are due October 31, 2022 to: IBCF, 101 W. Ohio St., Ste. 710, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or by e-mail to Raelle@buildindiana.org.

Indiana Builders Association Educational Scholarship Foundation

The Indiana Builders Association Educational Scholarship Foundation honors IBA’s long-time CEO, the late Bill Carson, by providing youth the opportunity to become the dream-makers of future generations.  The Foundation will award scholarships to deserving students who have chosen the building industry as their vocation. Scholarships will be awarded to individuals desiring to continue their education to enhance their career in the building industry, whether it be a structured degree, certification, designation apprenticeship, or an approved continuing education class.  Applicants must be a legal resident of Indiana and live in the jurisdiction of the Indiana Builders Association. A link to the application is provided below, and applications are due October 31, 2022 to: IBA Educational Scholarship Foundation, 101 W. Ohio St., Ste. 710, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or by e-mail to Raelle@buildIndiana.org.

2021 IBCF Awardees

  • New Prairie Building Trades
  • Greater Lafayette Career Academy
  • NAHB Student Chapter, Purdue University

2021 IBA Educational Scholarship Foundation Awardees

  • Aiden Woods, Warsaw, IN
  • Ashton Beachy, Napanee, IN
  • Cole Ambrose, Haubstadt, IN
  • Jacob Deutsch, Batesville, IN
  • Shane Gupton, Indianapolis, IN
  • Trace Stookey, Winona Lake, IN

Contribute

If you are interested in supporting the future of the building industry and the next generation of tradesmen, then consider supporting the IBA Educational Scholarship Foundation and Indiana Builders Charitable Foundation. Support can be given through tax-deductible donations, advisory committee sign-ups, and setting the IBA Educational Scholarship as your preferred charity with Amazon Smile where a portion of your purchases will be donated. Use the buttons below to get involved and provide support.