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Community Foundation Distributes More than $900,000 in Grants

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has distrusted a total of $919,155 in new grant awards to nonprofit agencies serving Allen County. The foundation is a public, charitable foundation serving Allen County for 92 years.

Recipients include:

Allen County Education Partnership ($35,000) – Literacy program for kindergarten through third grade children

Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne ($25,000) – Arts and cultural programs

Blue Jacket ($10,000) – Computers, printers, and network equipment

Boy Scouts of America – Anthony Wayne Area Council ($20,000) – Youth leadership development

Community Action of Northeast Indiana ($29,000) – Covering Kids and Families of Northeast Indiana Program

Embassy Theatre Foundation ($25,000) – Maintenance and operation of the historical theatre

Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra ($25,000) – Arts and arts education programs

Harold W. McMillen Center for Health Education ($30,000) – Health education programs

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Fort Wayne ($30,000) – Emergency housing for families in Allen County

Literacy Alliance ($30,000) – GED, literacy programs and tutoring services for Allen County adults

Mustard Seed Furniture Bank of Fort Wayne ($25,000) – Furniture bank and Beds4Kids program

Science Central ($25,000) – Science, technology, engineering, and math educational programs

Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities ($50,000) – Therapeutic, educational, wellness, and recreational programs

Women’s Bureau ($30,000) – Rape awareness, prevention, and counseling program


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