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the community foundation's mission:

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne serves as a community leader to improve the quality of life by building permanent endowments, promoting effective grantmaking, fostering philanthropy, stimulating community dialogue, and helping donors achieve their charitable goals.

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The Community Foundation offers a wide variety of charitable giving options to help donors maximize their impact including Donor Advised Funds, Scholarship Funds, Designated Funds, Field of Interest Funds, and Legacy Funds.

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In 2021, we distributed more than $8.1 million and the majority of funds remained right here in Allen County. Those funds supported programs for children, families, education, scholarships, arts, culture, community engagement, and development.

lET'S RISE

To inspire local and lasting change, we must band together. That’s how the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne came to be — it was created by, and for, the people in Allen County. This is your Community Foundation.

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Inspiring philanthropy, connecting ideas, and creating impact in our community.

100

Years of giving

A CENTURY OF VISIONARY STEWARDSHIP

2022 IS OUR 100TH ANNIVERSARY!

In 2022, the Community Foundation celebrated its 100th anniversary. At a celebration event, we unveiled a new visual identity and our Vision Plan. In addition to rolling out this evolution, we also awarded five Legacy Partners grants, totaling $100,000, and announced a new grantmaking program, focusing on finding new nonprofits and community groups to support. 

As we celebrate this significant milestone, we also reflect on our successes — which wouldn’t be possible without significant leadership, visionary action, and community involvement.