CFGFW Grant Catalog
The Grant Catalog is now open! The following organizations have submitted proposals to the Community Foundation for Operational Funding.
The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne receives more requests than we can fund on our own. We welcome donations of any size to help fulfill these requests and sustain the great programs that serve our community. For more information, either click through to the organizations website or contact Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne.
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The Fort Wayne Children's Choir is seeking assistance in covering the transportation expenses for the Treble Choir (ages 11-13) to go on tour to Columbus, OH.
As a non-for-profit community theatre, the funding will go towards out summer youth program, Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre. This will help with licensing, costumes, set build, and other aspects of stage production.
One of CTN's transit vans needs a new transmission and because we are unable to procure new vehicles, we need to repair what we have. Funding will cover the cost of a new transmission, allowing us to put the van back in use.
Lifetime Sports Academy in Fort Wayne provides a free summer program that teaches swimming, tennis, and golf. We ask you to partner with us by providing $8,000 to pay for tennis and golf equipment for this year’s student participants.
Our Same City Food Truck provides free, restaurant quality meals to homeless individuals and families. An on-site outreach case manager refers guests to resources throughout the Fort Wayne area. Donations are asked to help defray rising food costs.
Funding is needed for Programs and Services, Marketing and Outreach, Event Planning and Events, Training and Development, and Staff.
Classroom sponsors. Provide funding for food to feed a classroom of children for an entire year.
Development of new leadership program for dental community.
We will use any money granted to buy supplies and materials to make our mental health tote bags. All of our funding goes towards the tote bags. We do not use any funds to pay anyone on the board.
This funding will aid in covering costs of 1:1 ABA (applied behavior analysis) therapy for our clientele. ABA therapy is an essential tool in the lives of children with Autism and other developmental disabilities and their families.
Connecting Broken Bridges Inc. is in need of a van for transporting youth to/from home and traveling to/from places in the community. CBB Inc. also is in need of a desktop computer, furniture, and a microwave.
Homebound Meals delivers medically tailored meals to some of the most vulnerable in our community. All of the meals are subsidized to some degree. We are seeking funding for support of our meal subsidy program.
Sponsor half the expenses for a service dog for a wounded vet trained by ICAN’s fully accredited Veterans Division. ICAN has supplied service dogs to Indiana adults, veterans & children w/disabilities for 22 years, serving up to 4,320 Hoosiers/year.
Made Strong provides resources and support through case management and outreach programming. We are seeking operational funding for staff salaries to support social work and occupational therapy services to our clients.
Matthew 25 is requesting funding to cover the cost of equipment needed in our medical department. Access to items such as thermometers, vital machines, and education models would allow us to better serve vulnerable individuals in our community.
The Rescue Mission provided 115,888 nights of safe shelter to 2,054 Residential Overnight Guests in FYE23. The Rescue Mission is requesting funds to help us transport these guests between locations and to appointments throughout the community.
The Great Gown Makeover is an opportunity for local students, amateurs, and professionals to receive one of our dated gowns and re-design it into something new. Expenses include marketing materials, awards, and venue rental for public display.
We are in need of funding to purchase a van for our community outreach.