Foellinger Foundation Approves Allen County Grants

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The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors has approved nearly $3 million in early childhood and family development grants in Allen County. The funding will benefit nonprofit organizations throughout the county. 

“These organizations reflect the Foundation’s focus on supporting children and families in Allen County,” said Cheryl Taylor, Foundation President. “The Foundation’s strategy is to support effective nonprofits emphasizing clients with the most economic need with the least opportunity.” 
 
Organizations receiving grants:

  • Amani Family Services - $45,000 - three-year operating support 
  • Blue Jacket - $150,000 - three-year operating support 
  • Cancer Services - $210,000 - two-year operating support 
  • Community Harvest Food Bank - $105,000 - three-year operating support 
  • Early Childhood Alliance - $510,000 - three-year operating support   
  • Healthier Moms and Babies - $100,000 - two-year program support   
  •  HearCare Connection - $75,000 - three-year operating support 
  • The Learning Community - $25,000 - one-year operating support 
  • Matthew 25 - $80,000 - two-year operating support 
  • Mental Health America - $15,000 - one-year program support for Cedars Hope 
  • NeighborLink - $90,000 - three-year operating support 
  • Positive Resource Connection - $99,000 - three-year operating support   
  • Super Shot - $25,000 - two-year operating support 
  • Turnstone Center - $540,000 - three-year operating support 
  • United Way of Allen County - $25,000 - one-year program support for the 2-1-1 Resource Center 
  • Volunteer Lawyer Program - $82,500 - three-year operating support 
  • Wellspring Interfaith Social Services - $565,000 - three-year operating support 
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