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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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10/19/2018

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Announces a Nonprofit Sustainability Challenge for #GivingTuesday

Fort Wayne, IN (October 19, 2018) – Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne announces a nonprofit sustainability challenge for #GivingTuesday in an effort to help raise funds for nonprofit endowments. Starting Friday, October 19, 2018 and running through Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 11:59 pm, the Community Foundation challenges all nonprofits that hold endowment funds […]

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09/24/2018

Community Foundation Awarded more than $640,000 in Grants this Quarter!

September 24, 2018 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne awarded community impact grants to 25 nonprofit agencies serving Allen County in the 3rd quarter of 2018. The funding infused more than $640,000 of general operating support into local nonprofits undertaking our community’s most critical work. Recipients included   Amani […]

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09/20/2018

New Scholarship for Teachers Pursuing Special Education Certifications

Fort Wayne (September 20, 2018) –AWS Foundation has established the AWS Foundation Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. This scholarship will provide financial assistance for certified teachers in Northeast Indiana desiring to obtain additional special education certifications. Eligibility for the scholarship requires applicants to teach in the following counties: Adams, Allen, […]

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07/20/2018

Community Foundation Awarded more than $580,000 in Grants this Quarter

July 20, 2018 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne awarded community impact grants to 24 nonprofit agencies serving Allen County in the 2nd quarter of 2018. The funding infused more than $580,000 of general operating support into local nonprofits undertaking our community’s most critical work. Recipients included:   A […]

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07/18/2018

Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

Fort Wayne (July 16, 2018) – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne elected two new members to its board of directors, as well as installed officers for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, at the organization’s annual meeting. The new board members are: Cindy Goodman, CFA, CFP®– Vice President, Portfolio Manager with […]

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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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