We are grateful to YMCA Mission Partners who provide financial resources that strengthen our community and move us all forward. The generosity of these companies allows the YMCA to carry out our mission - making a meaningful, enduring impact in our local community.
Mission Partners for Adult Programs and Corporate Wellness:
Mission Partner for Christian Emphasis:
Mission Partner for Older Adults:
Mission Partner for Youth Development:
Mission Partner for Youth Basketball:
If you or your company is interested in joining with the Y to become a mission partner, contact Nicole Hansen at 260.422.6488.
Thank you to our 2021 YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne donors who helped to strengthen people in spirit, mind and body. View our donor list in our Benefits to the Community here.
Grant Funding Support
As a not for profit organization, the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne relies on the generosity of
donors and grant funders to continue carrying out our mission through programs and facilities.
Thank you to our most recent grant funders (updated 2/10/2023):
Zollner Foundation – Zollner Foundation - Funding teen programs that help vulnerable youth achieve new skills, experience a sense of belonging and reach their full potential is the purpose of a $30,000 grant. Funds will support programs at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA.
St. Joseph Community Health Foundation – St. Joseph Community Health Foundation - Ensuring that YMCA Youth Advocates can continue to nurture the health and develop the potential of the community's most vulnerable youth is the purpose of a $35,000 grant. Funds will help youth access healthcare and other supports they need to grow into thriving adults.
Grant news is updated quarterly.
City of Fort Wayne
Community Foundation of
Greater Fort Wayne
Do it Best Foundation
Dorset Charitable Trust
Dr. Louis and Anne B. Schneider Foundation
Edward D. and Ione Auer Foundation
Edward M. and Mary McCrea Wilson Foundation
Edwina Patton Unrestricted Endowment Fund, administered by The Wells County Foundation, Inc.
English Bonter Mitchell Foundation
Fifth Third Foundation
Franklin Electric Charitable
Howard P. Arnold
Ian & Mimi Rolland
Indiana Department of
Indiana Youth Services
Kilbourne Residuary Charitable Trust
LiGHT Fund at the Wells County Foundation
McMillen Foundation, Inc.
Old National Bank
Olin B. and Desta Schwab
Parkview Community Health
Paul E. Shaffer Family
PNC Charitable Sponsorship
The Donald F. Wood and Darlene M. Richardson Foundation
Richard D. Waterfield
Richard L. Phillips
Florence M. and Paul M. Staehle Foundation
St. Joseph Community Health Foundation
G. Robert & Emma Studabaker Endowment Fund
for the physically and/or Mentally Challenged.
Administered by the Wells County Foundation, Inc.
The Lutheran Foundation
The Waterfield Foundation
United Way of
SEED Fort Wayne
(Urban Enterprise Association)
Valero Energy Foundation
William D. Hagerman
YMCA of USA
Youth Program Resilience Fund of Lily Endowment Inc.
YMCA of the USA Strategic Initiatives Fund
The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity.