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Foellinger Foundation Grants $870K for Allen County Youth Development

Friday, March 24, 2023
Foellinger Foundation

The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors has approved grants in the youth development category totaling $870,000 to support nonprofit organizations that provide services throughout Allen County. 

“Investing in our youth today is an investment in our entire community’s future,” David Bennett, interim foundation president, said. “We are grateful to the nonprofit organizations that provide vital services for young people in Allen County. Their dedication makes lasting changes in the lives of area children and families.” 

The following organizations received youth development funding: 

  • Alive Community Outreach 
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Indiana 
  • Crossroad Child & Family Services 
  • Erin’s House for Grieving Children 
  • Euell A. Wilson Center 
  • Gateway Woods Family Services 
  • Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana 
  • Power House Youth Center 

About Foellinger Foundation

Foellinger Foundation is a private charitable foundation that invests in organizations, programming, and initiatives that serve Allen County citizens with the greatest economic need and least opportunity. The foundation was created in 1958 by Helene Foellinger, News-Sentinel publisher from 1936 to 1981, and Esther Foellinger, her mother. Visit for more information. 

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