Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne



To build public giving partnerships that effectively connect donors with nonprofit organizations and community projects to produce a brighter future for all people in Allen County. The Community Foundation works toward this mission in the following ways:

  • As a grantmaker, ensuring effective grants that meet donors' charitable interests and address the community's changing needs
  • As a steward, providing professional investment and financial services that preserve and enlarge a community pool of charitable funds
  • As a resource developer, attracting permanent assets that supply flexible community resources for today and the future
  • As a philanthropic advisor, offering information and advice that helps donors and nonprofit agencies achieve their objectives and improve the community
  • As a community leader, stimulating community dialogue and decision-making that help define common goals and solve crucial problems


    Web Address

    www.cfgfw.org

    Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne


Arts United shares arts and culture 'Stories of Resilience'
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

... Foundation, Chuck and Lisa Surack and Sweetwater, Steel Dynamics, the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and other donors. To...more

Second round of the Artist Relief Fund opens Monday
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

(WANE) – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne have announced the second round of the...more

Feb. 2 - Community Foundation reports quick response during pandemic to Rotary Club of Fort ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has moved quickly to assist the community with the challenges of the pandemic, local...more

Study finds girls in Allen County 'feel sadder' than other girls in the state
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne derived a portion of the results from the Indiana Youth Study from middle and high school...more

Women are Moving What Matters: The Allen County Women and Girls Study
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

Alison Gerardot, Vice President of Philanthropic Services for the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, joins host Stephanie Gottesman...more

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne unveils Women's Fund
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – On the 100th anniversary of women receiving the right to vote in Indiana, the Community Foundation of Greater...more

Leaders lay out community goals for combating novel coronavirus
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

Part of the point behind the event held at the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne on East Wayne Street was to publicize a series...more

Study links kids' health to quality of their areas
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

Acevedo-Garcia, Blakeman and Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne President and CEO Brad Little agree that it is difficult to combat...more

Purdue University's Cooperative Extension reviews tactical urbanism projects in Fort Wayne
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Knight Foundation

... as alleys, sidewalks, parks, underpasses and public buildings was funded by the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne/Knight...more

Tax issue hits local organizations
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and Turnstone – and likely other local organizations – were affected when an Elkhart-based...more

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Allen County, IN

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