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01/16/2017

Community Foundation Distributes $1,255,683 in Grants 4th Quarter of 2016

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne distributed a total of $1,255,683 in both discretionary and advised grants to nonprofit agencies, the majority of which serve Allen County. Funds are awarded in five strategic priority areas: basic human needs, physical and mental health, youth and adult education, arts and culture, and community development.  Some of […]

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12/12/2016

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Makes $500,000 Grant to Support Riverfront Fort Wayne

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is making a $500,000 grant to the Fort Wayne Parks Department to be used as a $1-for-$2 match to benefit ongoing fundraising efforts for Riverfront Fort Wayne. The matching grant will go directly to the Fort Wayne Parks Foundation to support a resolution approved today by the Parks […]

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10/26/2016

Fall 2016 Newsletter

Check out our Fall 2016 Newsletter.

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10/18/2016

Open Position: Director of Development for the Community Foundation

Director of Development The Community Foundation is seeking a Director of Development to join our organization. For a printable PDF of the complete job description click here. ABOUT THE JOB The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne’s mission is to serve as a community leader to improve the quality of life by building permanent endowments, […]

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09/28/2016

Celebrate Write-A-Will Week with a Free Will

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be fabulously wealthy to leave a charitable gift (called a bequest) in your will. You just have to have a cause you care about and want to support and the “will” to make it happen. There are lots of really important reasons to make sure you have […]

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09/27/2016

Community Foundation Distributes $1,196,103 in Grants this Quarter

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne distributed a total of $1,196,103 in both discretionary and advised grants to nonprofit agencies, the majority of which serve Allen County. Funds are awarded in five strategic priority areas: basic human needs, physical and mental health, youth and adult education, arts and culture, and community development.  Some of […]

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09/20/2016

Civic Innovation: Public Engagement Meetings Led by Internationally Recognized Urban Design Firm, Gehl Studios, to be held September 21 and 22nd

Residents are invited to take part in public meetings and attend a documentary screening about the value of placemaking and engaging public spaces on September 21 and 22. The meetings will be led by the Gehl Studios, an internationally recognized urban design firm brought to Fort Wayne by the Knight Foundation Fund and the Community […]

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09/20/2016

Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne elected three new members to its board of directors, as well as installed officers for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, at the organization’s annual meeting. The new board members are: Mike Cahill – President & CEO, PHP Northeast Indiana Son Huynh – Associate Broker, Reecer Properties Rob Patrick – […]

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06/27/2016

Community Foundation Distributes Over $2 Million in Grants 2Q 2016

In the second quarter of 2016, the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne distributed a total of $2,086,129 in both discretionary and advised grants to nonprofit agencies, the majority of which serve Allen County. Funds are awarded in five strategic priority areas: basic human needs, physical and mental health, youth and adult education, arts and culture, and […]

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06/02/2016

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Announces 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

Five Allen County students will receive full-tuition, four-year scholarships as the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne 2016 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: Quintin Hall, R. Nelson Snider […]

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