More than $1.3 Million in Grants Approved for Allen County Nonprofits

The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors has approved grants totaling $1.37 million to go towards helping nonprofit organizations that provide services throughout Allen County.

Most are in the category of Youth Development.

“The Foundation’s strategy is to support effective nonprofits that serve children and their families, most in need with the least opportunity” said Cheryl Taylor, Foundation President. “The grantees on the list reflect the Foundation’s emphasis on supporting strong nonprofits with strong board and staff leaders whose organizations make Allen County a better place to live.”

Organization Name, Project Title, Grant Amount

Allen County Public Library Two-year program support for young Adult $580,000

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Allen County Public Library Three-year program support for a Foundation-Invited Initiative for the Nonprofit Resource Center  $315,000   

Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne One-year operating support $85,000

Crossroad Child and Family Services One-year operating support $10,000

Erin’s House for Grieving Children One-year operating support $15,000

Euell A. Wilson Center One-year operating support $40,000

Fort Wayne Urban League One-year program support for Youth Services $22,500

Gateway Woods Family Services One-year program support for Prevention Preferred Program $20,000

Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana One-year program support for Girl Scout Leadership $20,000

Lifeline Youth and Family Services One-year program support for Project Incentive $185,000

Power House Youth Center One-year operating support program $32,500

Salvation Army One-year program support for Community Youth Center $40,000

Women’s Care Center One-year program support for Nurturing Teen Mothers $10,000