The Fort Wayne-based Foellinger Foundation has approved more than $1.5 million in grants to local nonprofits. Some of the largest gifts will fund capital and operating support for the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries and YWCA Northeast Indiana. The grant recipients and funding totals are as follows:

Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries $210,000

Two-year operating support

Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries $18,900

One-year limited capital improvement and replacement support

Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries $10,000

One-year project support for organizational effectiveness work

Youth for Christ of Northern Indiana $150,000

Two-year operating support

Youth for Christ of Northern Indiana $14,695

One-year project support for organizational effectiveness work

YWCA Northeast Indiana $300,000

Three-year capital support

ACRES $22,000

Allen County – Fort Wayne Historical Society $25,000

Allen County SPCA $10,000

ARCH $10,000

Artlink $10,000

Arts United $59,000

Blue Jacket $45,000

Child Advocacy Center $10,000

Embassy Theatre Foundation $65,000

Fort Wayne Ballet $20,000

Fort Wayne Children's Choir $5,000

Fort Wayne Cinema Center $15,000

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre $60,000

Fort Wayne Dance Collective $28,000

Fort Wayne Museum of Art $75,000

Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra $75,000

Fort Wayne Trails $25,000

Fort Wayne Youtheatre $16,000

Foundation for Art and Music in Education $13,000

Little River Wetlands Project $25,000

Mental Health America $15,000

Northeast Indiana Innovation Center $23,000

Northeast Indiana Public Radio $23,000

Science Central $55,000

Visiting Nurse $20,000

Volunteer Lawyer Program $23,000

Fort Wayne Healthy Cities Committee (Drive Alive) $5,000

HearCare Connection $23,000

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