Foellinger Foundation Board approves more than $1.5 million in grants

 

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News release from the Foellinger Foundation:

Foellinger Foundation Board approves more than $1.5 million in grants to support Allen County nonprofits

(May 26, 2015) – The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors has approved grants totaling more than $1.5 million to support nonprofit organizations that provide services throughout Allen County.

“The Foundation’s strategy is to support effective nonprofits that serve Allen County residents,” said Cheryl Taylor, Foundation President. “The grantees on the list reflect the Foundation’s emphasis on supporting strong nonprofits with strong board and staff leaders whose organizations make Allen County a better place to live.”
Foundation-invited Initiative

  • Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries – $210,000
    Two-year operating support.
  • Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries – $18,900
    One-year limited capital improvement and replacement support.
  • Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries – $10,000
    One-year project support for organizational effectiveness work.
  • Youth for Christ of Northern Indiana – $150,000
    Two-year operating support.
  • Youth for Christ of Northern Indiana – $14,695
    One-year project support for organizational effectiveness work.
  • YWCA Northeast Indiana – $300,000
    Three-year capital support.

Total Foundation-invited Initiative – $703,595

Community Interests Grants

Operating Support

  • ACRES – $22,000
  • Allen County – Fort Wayne Historical Society – $25,000
  • Allen County SPCA – $10,000
  • ARCH – $10,000
  • Artlink – $10,000
  • Arts United – $59,000
  • Blue Jacket – $45,000
  • Child Advocacy Center – $10,000
  • Embassy Theatre Foundation – $65,000
  • Fort Wayne Ballet – $20,000
  • Fort Wayne Children’s Choir – $5,000
  • Fort Wayne Cinema Center – $15,000
  • Fort Wayne Civic Theatre – $60,000
  • Fort Wayne Dance Collective – $28,000
  • Fort Wayne Museum of Art – $75,000
  • Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra – $75,000
  • Fort Wayne Trails – $25,000
  • Fort Wayne Youtheatre – $16,000
  • Foundation for Art and Music in Education – $13,000
  • Little River Wetlands Project – $25,000
  • Mental Health America – $15,000
  • Northeast Indiana Innovation Center – $23,000
  • Northeast Indiana Public Radio – $23,000
  • Science Central – $55,000
  • Visiting Nurse – $20,000
  • Volunteer Lawyer Program – $23,000
  • Program Support
  • Fort Wayne Healthy Cities Committee (Drive Alive) – $5,000
  • HearCare Connection – $23,000

Total Community Interests – $800,000

Grand Total – $1,503,595

 

About the Foellinger Foundation, Inc.
The Foellinger Foundation, Inc. is a private charitable foundation created in 1958 by Helene R. Foellinger, The News-Sentinel publisher from 1936 to 1980, and Esther A. Foellinger, her mother.

 

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