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Allen County Nonprofits Receive $700,000 from Foellinger Foundation

Friday, August 2, 2019
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The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors has approved grants in the Community Interests category totaling $785,000 to support nonprofit organizations that provide services throughout Allen County.

“The Foundation’s strategy is to support effective leaders that serve Allen County nonprofits,” said Cheryl Taylor, Foundation President. “These grantees represent the Foundation’s focus on funding nonprofits who demonstrate good governance with strong board and staff leaders.”

All grants are for operating support.

Organization

Grant Amount

Acres

$30,000

Allen County - Fort Wayne Historical Society

$25,000

Allen County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

$15,000

Artlink

$12,500

Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne

$45,000

Audiences Unlimited

$12,000

Child Advocacy Center of Allen County Indiana

$10,000

Embassy Theatre Foundation

$80,000

F.A.M.E.

$15,000

Fort Wayne Ballet

$25,000

Fort Wayne Children's Choir

$15,000

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre

$75,000

Fort Wayne Dance Collective

$25,000

Fort Wayne Museum of Art

$75,000

Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra

$75,000

Fort Wayne Trails

$35,000

Fort Wayne Youtheatre

$20,000

Little River Wetlands Project

$30,000

Northeast Indiana Innovation Center

$40,000

Northeast Indiana Public Radio

$30,000

Science Central $60,000
SCORE Chapter 50 $7,500
Trees Indiana $8,000
Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home $20,000
Grand Total $785,000

 

About Foellinger Foundation
The Foellinger Foundation is a private, charitable foundation that invests in excellence by providing grants, leadership training, conferences, workshops and thought-leading speakers to strengthen nonprofit organizations that serve Allen County. The Foundation was created in 1958 by Helene Foellinger, The News‐Sentinel publisher from 1936 to 1980, and Esther Foellinger, her mother. Visit www.foellinger.org for more information.

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