Community Foundation Gives Grants To Several Area Organizations

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

Community Foundation Gives Grants To Several Area Organizations

June 16, 2014 Updated Jun 16, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has released a list of organizations they gave $919,155 in grants to this quarter.

The list is as follows:

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

The Community Foundation of Fort Wayne is a public charity foundation that has served Allen County for over 92 years.

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