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#GivingTuesdayFW Challenge 2019 - join us between October 29 through November 24. Giving Tuesday Fort Wayne, Indiana

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is challenging all nonprofits that hold endowment funds at the Community Foundation to raise money for their endowments between October 29 and November 24! The top-raising organizations in each of our giving areas will receive a surprise gift from the Community Foundation on #GivingTuesday, December 3, 2019.

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We help generous people like you make a difference in our community. Learn how our donors inspire good and impact growth in Allen County.


We lead community initiatives by collaborating to solve important issues and catalyzing positive change.


We offer seminars and provide resources to support your organization and help you do your work more effectively and efficiently.

We offer a number of different resources for local nonprofits. Learn about the different ways we help nonprofits in our nonprofit video, or by reading our nonprofit resources blog!

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne was created by and for the people in Allen County, and enables anyone with philanthropic interests to support the needs of our community. By bringing together the resources of individuals, families, and businesses, we create a permanent source of community capital to benefit Allen County forever. Learn more

2017 Grants Breakdown by Category (%)

  • Arts and Culture
  • Community Development
  • Health and Human Services
  • Education
  • Other

$155.6 Million Total Assets

431 Total Funds

1,063 Grants Awarded
in 2017

Annual Growth

  • Annual Grants in Millions
  • Annual Gifts in Millions

We help students fund their educational dreams.

Mark Ulmschneider is not a Fort Wayne native, yet his love of this community is prominent in all he does. Learn about how he makes an impact on our community and gives to the causes he cares about.

Every day we connect people and resources to build a more vibrant and thriving community.

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