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Turnstone, Early Childhood Alliance among groups receiving support via ‘Foellinger’ grants

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Turnstone offers a variety of adaptive sports and recreation programs for children and adults who have a physical or visual disability.(WPTA)
Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 3:06 PM EST
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) - More than $3 million in grants has been approved by the Foellinger Foundation board of directors. The Fort Wayne-based foundation says the funding will support nonprofit organizations providing early childhood and family development services in Allen County.

Foundation President Ed Kominowski says the organizations receiving funding reflect the foundation’s focus on children and families.

“The Foundation’s strategy is to support effective nonprofits emphasizing clients with the most economic need and least opportunity. We are grateful to these nonprofit organizations that provide crucial services in our community. Their dedication helps improve the lives of area children and families.”

Organizations receiving grants:

  • Amani Family Services – $60,000, three-year operating support
  • Associated Churches – $165,000, three-year operating support
  • Blue Jacket – $165,000, three-year operating support
  • Community Harvest Food Bank – $90,000
  • Community Transportation Network – $120,000, three-year operating support
  • Cross Connections – $10,000, one-year operating support
  • Early Childhood Alliance – $480,000, three-year operating support for Allen County programs
  • East Wayne Street Center – $195,000, three-year operating support
  • Fort Wayne Society of St. Vincent de Paul – $51,000, three-year operating support
  • Interfaith Hospitality Network – $40,000, one-year operating support
  • The Learning Community – $25,000, one-year operating support
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program – $45,000, three-year operating support
  • Martin Luther King School – $345,000, three-year operating support
  • Mental Health America in Allen County – $7,500, one-year program support for Cedars Hope
  • NeighborLink – $97,500, three-year operating support
  • Northeast Indiana Positive Resource Connection – $105,000, three-year operating support
  • Redemption House Ministry – $10,000, one-year operating support
  • SCAN – $120,000, two-year operating support for Allen County programs
  • Southeast Youth Council – $270,000, three-year operating support
  • Super Shot – $20,000, one-year operating support
  • Turnstone – $540,000, three-year operating support for Allen County programs
  • Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana – $90,000, three-year operating support
  • Wellspring Interfaith Social Service – $372,500, two-year operating support
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