Community Foundation Distributes More than $900,000 in Grants

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has distrusted a total of $919,155 in new grant awards to nonprofit agencies serving Allen County. The foundation is a public, charitable foundation serving Allen County for 92 years.


Recipients include:


Allen County Education Partnership ($35,000) – Literacy program for kindergarten through third grade children


Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne ($25,000) – Arts and cultural programs


Blue Jacket ($10,000) – Computers, printers, and network equipment


Boy Scouts of America – Anthony Wayne Area Council ($20,000) – Youth leadership development


Community Action of Northeast Indiana ($29,000) – Covering Kids and Families of Northeast Indiana Program

Embassy Theatre Foundation ($25,000) – Maintenance and operation of the historical theatre


Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra ($25,000) – Arts and arts education programs


Harold W. McMillen Center for Health Education ($30,000) – Health education programs


Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Fort Wayne ($30,000) – Emergency housing for families in Allen County


Literacy Alliance ($30,000) – GED, literacy programs and tutoring services for Allen County adults


Mustard Seed Furniture Bank of Fort Wayne ($25,000) – Furniture bank and Beds4Kids program


Science Central ($25,000) – Science, technology, engineering, and math educational programs


Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities ($50,000) – Therapeutic, educational, wellness, and recreational programs


Women’s Bureau ($30,000) – Rape awareness, prevention, and counseling program