Among the lakes receiving funding are Lake Lemon and Lake Monroe.
The grants are designed to complement the endowment's regular funding.
A documentary film project and the Indiana Medical History Museum are among the latest recipients of grants from the Indiana Historical Society.
The U.S. Department of Education announced the grants as part of efforts to boost college readiness.
The grants allow public housing agencies to work with social service agencies, community colleges, businesses and more.
The projects receiving funding include state library efforts to digitize U.S. newspaper archives and university workshops and institutes.
A $300,000 grant program for artists and arts organizations for performances, residencies and shows in state parks was announced Friday.
IDEM is handing out $150,000 in grants to farmers to lower sediments and nutrients running into the Wabash River.
New grant opportunities are available across the country today for local and organic food suppliers and farmers.
Several communities including Terre Haute, Muncie and Evansville are receiving money to tear down abandoned homes.