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:
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):
City of Fort Wayne
Clarence & Edith
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
English Bonter Mitchell Foundation
Franklin Electric Charitable
Greater Fort Wayne Chamber
of Commerce Foundation
Howard P. Arnold
Ian & Mimi Rolland Foundation
Indiana Department of
Indiana Youth Services
Lincoln Financial Foundation
Old National Bank
Olin B. and Desta Schwab
Parkview Community Health
Paul E. Shaffer Family
PNC Charitable Sponsorship
Prophet Sisters Foundation
Richard L. Phillips
St. Joseph Community Health Foundation
The Lutheran Foundation
The Redwoods Group Foundation
The Waterfield Foundation
3 Rivers Federal Credit Union Foundation
United Way of
Urban Enterprise Association
Wells Fargo Charitable Trusts and Foundations
William D. Hagerman
YMCA of USA
The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity.