My Community.
My Community Foundation.

Launched on August 26, 2020 –  the centennial anniversary of women’s right to vote – the Women’s Fund of Greater Fort Wayne was founded to focus specifically on the needs of women and girls in Allen County, Indiana.

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!

At the Community Foundation, we are dedicated to supporting nonprofits through grants and sustainability. We partner with donors to help make their philanthropic giving impactful. We are also committed to supporting initiatives in Allen County that promote growth and prosperity for all.

2020 Grants Breakdown by Category

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

$183 Million in Total Assets

453 Total Funds

$7.9 Million awarded in Grants & Scholarships

We help students fund their educational dreams.


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.

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

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.

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