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04/02/2021

Youth Empowered Philanthropy at the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

April 2, 2021 – Fort Wayne, IN – Youth Empowered Philanthropy (YEP), a leadership initiative of the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, is completing its first year. This new program exists to empower youth to make decisions with real funding to create a measurable impact in Allen County. The flagship youth pod consisted of […]

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01/29/2021

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Partners with Network for Good to Offer Jumpstart Program for Nonprofits

January 29, 2021 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is pleased to announce a partnership with Network for Good to offer Jumpstart, a 12-month fundraising capacity building program. The participating organizations will receive personal coaching, professional services, software and an evidence-based framework in this immersive, year-long program. Typically, after […]

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12/18/2020

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Announces 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

December 18, 2020 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has named five Allen County students as the 2021 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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12/01/2020

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Raises $209,000 for Nonprofits and Surprises Four with $5,000 each for Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020 – Fort Wayne, IN – Every year the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne challenges all nonprofits with endowment funds at the Community Foundation to participate in the #GivingTuesdayFW Challenge. The Community Foundation asks the community for gifts to the nonprofit endowments to help them be sustainable for years to come. This […]

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08/26/2020

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne announces the Women’s Fund of Greater Fort Wayne

(Fort Wayne, IN) – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne announces the Women’s Fund of Greater Fort Wayne, a fund dedicated to understanding and overcoming the challenges facing women and girls in Allen County.  A study conducted over the past 18 months assessed the factors that independently affect women and girls in Allen County. […]

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08/21/2020

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Announces Details for The 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program

August 21, 2020 – Allen County, Indiana – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is now accepting applications online for the 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program.  The scholarship is open to Indiana residents who graduate from an accredited Indiana high school by 2021, and receive their diploma no later than June 30, 2021.  […]

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06/23/2020

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Welcomes New Board Members

June 23, 2020 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne elected four new members to its board of directors, as well as installed officers for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.  The new board members are: Christine Boles – Director of Human Resources, Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana, Inc. Sherry E. […]

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06/04/2020

To The Community We Call Home

To The Community We Call Home This is undeniably an extremely challenging time. Many individuals in our community have been affected by job loss, health ramifications from COVID-19, business interruption, recent unrest and more. As a Community Foundation, we know we don’t have all the answers and we know that we cannot solve everything. However, […]

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05/28/2020

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign officially raises over $715,000 for Local Nonprofits

May 28, 2020 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne #GivingTuesdayNow campaign on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 raised over $715,000 for over 100 nonprofits in the community with 21 organizations fully funded. Over 5,000 gifts were made to the Community Foundation #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign to help nonprofits with COVID-19 related issues […]

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05/05/2020

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign helps to raise over $725,000 for Nonprofits

May 5, 2020 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne #GivingTuesdayNow campaign on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 has helped to raise over $725,000 for over 100 nonprofits in the community with 21organizations fully funded. Over 5,000 gifts were made to the Community Foundation #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign to help nonprofits with COVID-19 […]

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