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

Recent News from Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne


Local charity getting helping hand - The Journal Gazette
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

The fund, which is hosted at the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, invests in aspiring entrepreneurs and struggling...more

Almost 100, Community Foundation stepping up | Local | The Journal Gazette
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is navigating a significant mission shift as it prepares to celebrate its...more

Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry receive $10K grant from Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

“The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne's contribution will allow us to continue and expand on our mission of hunger relief by...more

Downtown Fort Wayne adds another 'parklet' to growing public space portfolio
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Knight Foundation

... the Knight Foundation through the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. It will include outdoor dining set-ups and a life-size chess...more

ACTIVE EFFORT
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

The collaborative, a part of the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, once billed itself as “a local think tank” studying needs such...more

Local first graders' book wins honor
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

... College Fort Wayne and Warsaw's Ivy Works Programs received a $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. The...more

Headwaters Junction announces phase one of tourist rail attraction
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

Site development for phase one has been made possible, Lynch says, by a $100,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Fort...more

Group seeks input from businesses
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

The nonprofit organization is working with the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne to launch what it calls an “Entrepreneurial...more

71 of Fort Wayne passed away Sunday March 28 2021 aft (Darryl) AMY LEESON
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

Memorial contributions can be made to AVOW (Advancing Voices of Women), c/o Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, 555 E. Wayne...more

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



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Pedagogy of the Oppressed, a 1970s book by author Paulo Freire, envisions a world not as a given reality, but as “a problem to be worked on and solved.” That mentality is often applied to the greatest social entrepreneurs.




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