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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 County Education Partnership ($10,000) – Literacy program for kindergarten through third grade children;

Allen County Fort Wayne Historical Society ($25,000) – K-12 student group tour visitation program;

ARCH Inc. ($10,000) – historic restoration, preservation, and planning;

Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne ($45,000) – Youth development programs;

Catholic Charities, Fort Wayne/South Bend Diocese ($25,000) – Mental health counseling;

Cornerstone Youth Center ($20,000) – Youth development programs for all youth in grades 7-12;

Crossroad Child & Family Services ($25,000) – Treatment services for at-risk children and their families;

East Wayne Street Center ($25,000) – Adult basic education;

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre ($40,000) – Community theatre for the 2018-2019 season;

Fort Wayne Trails ($10,000) – Partner and advocate for regional trails;

Headwaters Park Alliance Inc. ($10,000) – Ice Rink;

Indiana Dental Association Foundation ($10,000) – 2019 Indiana MOM Free Dental Clinic;

Inner City Hope Corporation d/b/a Miss Virginia’s Food Pantry ($20,000) – 2019 balanced and nutritional food program;

Kate’s Kart ($1,500) – Free new books to hospitalized children;

Soarin’ Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation Center ($5,000) – Rehabilitation services;

Volunteer Center @ RSVP ($25,000) – Volunteer community service program;

Unity Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. ($10,000) – Artistic training and youth development


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