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05/01/2018

Community Foundation Awards $560,000 Grants Q1 of 2018

As part of a $2 million commitment to Allen County nonprofits announced earlier this year, the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has awarded $560,000 community impact grants to 26 nonprofit agencies serving Allen County in the 1st quarter of 2018. The funding was distributed to nonprofit organizations as operational grants and represents 28% of […]

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04/12/2018

2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars Announced

Five Allen County students will receive full-tuition, four-year scholarships as the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. The following students have been selected to receive a scholarship to an Indiana college of their choice and a $900 yearly book stipend for required books and equipment: Dora Carlisle, South Side High […]

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02/19/2018

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Indiana United Ways Bring Professional Fund Raising School to Fort Wayne

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and Indiana United Ways are excited to announce a partnership to bring the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s highly regarded Fund Raising School to Fort Wayne. This summer, participants will be able to receive their Certificate in Fund Raising Management (CFRM) through a four-course curriculum being […]

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01/18/2018

Community Foundation Awards Special Year-end Grant to the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne

As a part of our year-end grantmaking, the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne awarded a $100,000 grant to the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne for their capital campaign. This grant brings the Community Foundation’s total contributions to the Boys and Girls Club to more than $1.6 million during the last 28 years! “We’re […]

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01/11/2018

Community Foundation Launches Nonprofit Training Series in Partnership with Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network

The Community Foundation is excited to announce our new nonprofit training initiative: the Paul Clarke and Indiana United Ways Leadership Series. Through this training initiative, we will be able to offer accessible and affordable monthly workshops to help local nonprofits maximize their impact, strengthen their organization, and gain valuable ideas to help safeguard their resources. […]

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12/14/2017

Now hiring: PT Graphic Design Intern!

The Community Foundation is seeking a part time (paid!) Graphic Design and Marketing intern for the Spring 2018 semester. The intern will work under the supervision of the Director of Communications and Marketing who is responsible for Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations functions of the Community Foundation. Download a printable PDF of the job description here. […]

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11/21/2017

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Appoints Brad Little as President and CEO

The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is pleased to announce that  Brad Little has been elected as the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Little will assume that role beginning January 8, 2018. He was selected from a national search after the current Executive Director, David Bennett, announced his […]

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10/30/2017

Community Foundation Provides Seed Funding, Partners with Community Leaders to Launch Online Storytelling and News Platform

The board of directors of the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has approved a $120,000 grant to the Fort Wayne-Allen County Economic Development Alliance, Inc. as seed funding to launch an online storytelling & news platform. The Alliance is a 501(c)3 and supporting organization of Greater Fort Wayne, Inc. The project is a partnership with […]

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10/09/2017

Community Foundation Awards over $525,000 in Community Impact Grants 3Q 2017

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne awarded community impact grants to 22 nonprofit agencies serving Allen County in the 3rd quarter of 2017. The funding infused more than $525,000 of general operating support into local nonprofits undertaking our community’s most critical work. Recipients included: A Mother’s Hope ($5,000) – Housing and services for homeless […]

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08/18/2017

2016 Annual Report is Available Now!

Want to learn more about the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and see what we’ve been up to recently? You can view our 2016 Annual Report here. We’re proud of the work we’re doing in Allen County to inspire philanthropy, connect ideas, and impact our community, and we think you will be too!

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