Foellinger Foundation Board $825,000


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News release from the Foellinger Foundation:

Foellinger Foundation Board approves $825,000 in grants to support Allen County nonprofits

(March 4, 2016) – The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors has approved grants totaling $825,000 to support youth-serving 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 nonprofits with strong board and staff leaders whose organizations make Allen County a better place to live.”

Youth Development

Organization/Type of Support Grant Amount

  • Associated Churches – $40,000
    One-year program support
  • Boys and Girls Club – $95,000
    One-year operating support
  • Boy Scouts of America – $15,000
    One-year program support
  • Crossroad Child and Family Services  -$20,000
    One-year operating support
  • Erin’s House for Grieving Children – $15,000
    One-year operating support
  • Salvation Army – $50,000
    One-year program support
  • Trees Indiana – $10,000
    One-year operating support

Total – $245,000

Foundation-invited Initiative

  • Allen County Public Library Foundation $580,000
    Two-year program support for Young Adult Summer Reading

Grand Total – $825,000


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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