Burkhart Advertising is an advertising firm with offices and production facilities in South Bend, Fort Wayne, Elkhart, Anderson and Lafayette, Ind. It is one of the major producer and service provider of custom built, on-premise signs and displays. Its Sign Division has completed major projects in South Bend, Fort Wayne, Elkhart, Indianapolis, Southern Michigan and Illinois. Burkhart operates more than 3,000 outdoor advertising and transit advertising displays in the 38 northern counties of the state of Indiana. Transit advertising services have been added to encompass the Out-of-Home advertising medium. Its advertising medium includes, poster panel, painted bulletin, Bus and Bus Shelter panels. In 1996 Burkhart Advertising established The Charles B. Burkhart endowed scholarship fund. It awards a $1,250 scholarship to a student majoring in communications, marketing or advertising at one of 30 Independent Colleges of Indiana Foundation member colleges and universities.