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07/17/2019

Community Foundation Awarded $579,000 in Grants in Second Quarter

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne awarded community impact grants to 22 nonprofit agencies serving Allen County in the 2nd quarter of 2019. The funding infused $579,000 of general operating support into local nonprofits undertaking our community’s most critical work. Recipients included ACRES Inc. ($20,000) – Attainment, Conservation, and Management of Nature Preserves Arts […]

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06/27/2019

Innovation and Neighborhood Renewal Fund

Electric Works Innovation and Neighborhood Renewal Fund Field of Interest Fund The Innovation and Neighborhood Renewal Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is established to support the charitable activities related to community projects such as the development of the Electric Works campus formerly known as the General Electric Broadway Campus.  The 39-acre, […]

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06/18/2019

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne launches Women and Girls’ Study

June 18, 2019 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has launched The Women and Girls’ Study of Greater Fort Wayne. The Women and Girls’ Study of Greater Fort Wayne is a redefining moment to recognize the power of women and the future of girls in our community. The last […]

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05/28/2019

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Welcomes New Board Directors

May 28, 2019 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne elected three new members to its board of directors, as well as installed officers for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.  The new board directors are: Damian Gosheff, Attorney (Partner), Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Ron Menze, Community Volunteer, retired (Partner) MKM Architecture […]

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04/29/2019

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Announces 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

April 29, 2019 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has named five Allen County students as the 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. The students will receive a four year, full tuition scholarship to an Indiana college of their choice and a $900 yearly book stipend for required books and […]

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03/28/2019

Community Foundation Awarded $442,500 in Grants in First Quarter

March 28, 2019 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne awarded community impact grants to 26 nonprofit agencies serving Allen County in the 1st quarter of 2019. The funding infused $442,500 of general operating support into local nonprofits undertaking our community’s most critical work. Recipients included   A Mother’s Hope […]

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03/13/2019

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne receives a $2 Million Grant

Fort Wayne (March 13, 2019) –  The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has received a grant of $2 million as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) initiative.  With GIFT VII, the Endowment is making up to $125 million available to help Indiana community foundations strengthen […]

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01/10/2019

Community Foundation Announces 2019 Nonprofit Trainings  

  Fort Wayne (January 10, 2019) – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and Indiana United Ways are partnering up to offer two nonprofit trainings in 2019: the Paul Clarke Leadership Series and the Certificate in Fund Raising Management Course. The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is excited to partner with Indiana United […]

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01/04/2019

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne announces investment in Electric Works!

(Jan. 4, 2019) Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has announced a $500,000 investment in Electric Works. The Electric Works project is about transforming the former General Electric campus into a vibrant space in downtown Fort Wayne.  Electric Works includes 39 acres, 18 historic buildings, and over 1.2 million square […]

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12/27/2018

Community Foundation Awarded more than $315,000 in Grants in 4Q 2018

  (December 27, 2018) Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne awarded community impact grants to 17 nonprofit agencies serving Allen County in the 4th quarter of 2018. The funding infused more than $315,000 of general operating support into local nonprofits undertaking our community’s most critical work. Recipients included   Allen […]

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