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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.


Grant Amount



Allen County - Fort Wayne Historical Society


Allen County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals




Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne


Audiences Unlimited


Child Advocacy Center of Allen County Indiana


Embassy Theatre Foundation




Fort Wayne Ballet


Fort Wayne Children's Choir


Fort Wayne Civic Theatre


Fort Wayne Dance Collective


Fort Wayne Museum of Art


Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra


Fort Wayne Trails


Fort Wayne Youtheatre


Little River Wetlands Project


Northeast Indiana Innovation Center


Northeast Indiana Public Radio


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 for more information.

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