Mission Partners

Our Mission Partners provide financial resources to strengthen our community and move us all forward. The continued support of these companies allows the YMCA to carry out our mission - making a meaningful, enduring impact in our community. Thank you for your outstanding and generous support!

Mission Partners of Adult Programs, Corporate Wellness and Youth Sports:

  Steel Dynamics Logo     Physician's Health Plan Logo      Indiana Lasik Center's logo      

If you or your company is interested in joining with the Y to become a mission partner, contact Nicole Hansen at 260.422.6488.

2018 Donors

Thank you to our 2018 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 12/27/2019):

Lincoln Financial Foundation – Giving youth educational opportunities that enhance the traditional classroom experience is the purpose of a $45,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation www.LincolnFinancial.com. The funding will support the Outdoor Education program at YMCA Camp Potawotami, Renaissance Pointe Y Summer Day Camp, and before and after school care at Southwick Elementary School. #LincolnsLegacy#grant

Indiana Department of Children’s Services - Providing youth in crisis situations with access to immediate help and supportive resources through Safe Place is the purpose of a $7,143 grant to the YMCA Youth Service Bureau. Safe Place is a nationally recognized runaway prevention program. 

Lakes Area Autism Network – Funding supplies, equipment and refreshments for YMCA sensory friendly events is the purpose of a $200 grant. Sensory friendly events are examples of how the Y strives to provide opportunities for all.

Grant news is updated quarterly.

Grant Funders (since 2016):

AEP Foundation


AWS Foundation


BAE Systems


City of Fort Wayne


Clarence & Edith
Schust Foundation


Community Foundation of
Greater Fort Wayne


Dekko Foundation

Dorset Charitable Trust

Dr. Louis and Anne B. Schneider Foundation

Edward D. and Ione Auer Foundation

Edward M. and Mary McCrea Wilson Foundation

English Bonter Mitchell Foundation

Foellinger Foundation

Franklin Electric Charitable
Education Foundation

Greater Fort Wayne Chamber
of Commerce Foundation


Howard P. Arnold


Ian & Mimi Rolland Foundation


Indiana Department of
Child Services


Indiana Youth Services

Lincoln Financial Foundation


Magee O'Connor




Norfolk Southern


Old National Bank


Olin B. and Desta Schwab

Otto Haas 
Charitable Trust


Parkview Community Health
Improvement Program


Paul E. Shaffer Family


PNC Charitable Sponsorship


PNC Foundation


Prophet Sisters Foundation

Richard L. Phillips
Charitable Fund


SDI Foundation


Staples Foundation


St. Joseph Community Health Foundation

The Lutheran Foundation


Tivity Health

The Redwoods Group Foundation


The Waterfield Foundation


3 Rivers Federal Credit Union Foundation


United Way of
Allen County


Urban Enterprise Association


Walmart Giving

Wells County


Wells Fargo


 Wells Fargo Charitable Trusts and Foundations


Whitley County
Community Foundation


William D. Hagerman



Zollner Foundation


The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity.