FORT WAYNE - The Foellinger Foundation in Fort Wayne has announced more than $1.3 million in funding for various leadership initiatives. The funding comes as the nonprofit celebrates its 60th anniversary.

"As we look to the future, we will continue Helene and Esther Foellinger’s commitments: to Allen County residents, to supporting nonprofit board and staff members, to instilling the principles of leadership in those called to lead, and to lifting up the organizations that help our community thrive," Cheryl Taylor, president of the Foellinger Foundation, said in a news release.

The recipients include:

  • The Barbara Burt Innovative Leader Fund - $250,000 for four-year project support
  • The Leadership Lab - $900,000 for four-year project support
  • Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana - $90,000 to develop and implement new leadership projects over three years
  • The Alliance for Human Services - $112,500 for three-year support of its leadership projects

You can learn more about the recipients by clicking here.