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 Youth Development:
Mission Partner for Youth Basketball:
Thank you to our 2020 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 5/7/2021):
PNC BANK – Delivering financial assistance to children and families in need in the form of reduced membership rates or program fees is the purpose of a $3,500 PNC Charitable Sponsorship.
Parkview Hospital Community Health Improvement Program – Enabling the Y to impact more people in 2021 through our evidence-based and information-based health initiatives is the purpose of the grant. Initiatives include the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, EnhanceFitness, and more.
AWS Foundation – Enabling the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne to sustain quality social and recreational programs for people of all abilities is the purpose of a $75,000 grant. Programs include Trail Buddies, adaptive swim lessons, inclusive and adaptive day camps, Dancing with Diverse Abilities, and more.
Grant news is updated quarterly.
City of Fort Wayne
Community Foundation of
Greater Fort Wayne
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
Franklin Electric Charitable
Howard P. Arnold
Ian & Mimi Rolland Foundation
Indiana Department of
Indiana Youth Services
Kilbourne Residuary Charitable Trust
Lincoln Financial Foundation
Lakes Area Autism Network
McMillen Foundation, Inc.
Old National Bank
Olin B. and Desta Schwab
Parkview Community Health
Paul E. Shaffer Family
PNC Charitable Sponsorship
Richard D. Waterfield Charitable Fund
Richard L. Phillips
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
Walmart Local Community Grants
William D. Hagerman
YMCA of USA
Youth Program Resilience Fund of Lily Endowment Inc.
The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity.