Foellinger Foundation Details Millions in GrantsPosted: Updated:
The Fort Wayne-based Foellinger Foundation Inc. has announced grants totaling nearly $4.5 million. Recipients include Big Brothers Big Sisters, Early Childhood Alliance and Wellspring Interfaith Social Services. December 5, 2014
The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors has approved grants totaling more than $4.4 million to support nonprofit organizations that provide services throughout Allen County.
"The Foundation's strategy is to support effective nonprofits that serve the Allen County community," said Cheryl Taylor, Foundation President. "These grantees reflect the Foundation's emphasis on supporting effective nonprofits with strong board and staff leaders."
Big Brothers Big Sisters $883,550
Cancer Services $396,595
Early Childhood Alliance $840,000
Wellspring Interfaith Social Services $790,150
Associated Churches $450,000
Early Childhood and Family Development
A Hope Center $30,000
AIDS Task Force $56,000
Allen County Education Partnership $140,000
Cedars HOPE $15,000
Center for Nonviolence $255,000
Community Transportation Network $45,000
Crime Victim Care of Allen County $30,000
Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity $65,000
Fort Wayne Medical Society Foundation $100,000
Fort Wayne Urban League $15,000
Hope House $25,000
The Learning Community $25,000
Mustard Seed Furniture Bank of Fort Wayne $45,000
Super Shot $82,500
Vincent Village $80,000
GRAND TOTAL $4,438,795
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.
Source: The Foellinger Foundation Inc.