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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:

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If you or your company is interested in joining with the Y to become a mission partner, contact Nicole Hansen at (260) 918-2144.

Grant Funding Support

As a non-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. For
the latest grant news from the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne, click here.  

The PNC Foundation granted $2,500 for the 2015 YMCA Annual Campaign, which provides financial assistance to children and families in need in the form of reduced membership rates or program fees.

PHP Foundation, whose $10,000 helped to support the Renaissance Pointe Y’s Obesity Wellness Network program, which helps low-income obese individuals to improve their health outcomes.

Schwab Foundation, which granted $8,477 for the Team Students of Success (SOS) program at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA. SOS provides activities in Leadership Development, Character Building, Life Skills, College Readiness and Job Readiness.

The Auer Foundation granted $25,000 for the Integrative Arts Program, in which the Y partners with local artists to provide arts opportunities to children who participate in our After School and Summer Learning programs.

Foellinger Foundation, whose $75,000 went towards capital improvements at the Central Branch YMCA to better serve its growing number of youth and family members.

NIPSCO Community Investment Program, which granted $2,000 for the 2015 YMCA Annual Campaign, which provides financial assistance to children and families in need in the form of reduced membership rates or program fees.

Grant news is updated quarterly.

Our deepest gratitude and appreciation to the following grant partners:

The Andersons

AWS Foundation

BAE Systems

Cargill Cares

Caylor-Nickel Foundation

Chaffee Family Foundation

Charles W. Kuhne Charitable Trust

Charlie Tippmann Foundation

City of Fort Wayne

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

Dekko Foundation

Dr. Louis and Anne B. Schneider Foundation

Doermer Family Foundation

Dreyer's Ice Cream Charitable Foundation

Dunsire Family Foundation

Edward D. and Ione Auer Foundation

Edward M. and Mary McCrea Wilson Foundation

English Bonter Mitchell Foundation

Flora Dale Krouse Foundation

Foellinger Foundation

Franklin Electric Charitable & Education Foundation

Fred Zollner Foundation

Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Howard P. Arnold Foundation

Ian & Mimi Rolland Foundation

Indiana Department of Child Services

Indiana Youth Institute Fatherhood Initiative

Indiana Youth Services Association 

Jay and Jane Jorgensen

JC Penney Access Grant

Journal Gazette Foundation

JP Morgan Chase Foundation 

Lincoln Financial Foundation

Magee O'Connor Foundation

Mary Cross Tippmann Foundation

McMillen Foundation 

NIPSCO Foundation

Norfolk Southern

Old National Bank Foundation

Olin B. and Desta Schwab Foundation

Parkview Community Health Improvement Program

Parkview Physicians Group

Paul E. Shaffer Family Foundation

PHP Foundation 

Precor Cares

PNC Foundation

The Redwoods Group Foundation

Richard L. Phillips Charitable Fund

St. Joseph Community Health Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

SDI Foundation

United Way of Allen County

Urban Enterprise Association

Wabash Endowment Trust

The Waterfield Foundation

Wells County Foundation

 Wells Fargo Charitable Trusts and Foundations

 Whitley County Community Foundation

William O. Hagerman Foundation

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Grant funders from 2012 – present.


The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is a registered 501 (c)(3) organization, Tax ID # 35-0886850, and contributions are tax deductible.