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:
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 Charlie Tippmann Foundation granted $9,000 to purchase updated fitness equipment at the Central Branch YMCA, which will better serve members in their quest for a healthier lifestyle.
The Edward M. & Mary McCrea Wilson Foundation, whose $50,000 grant will help us make a Y facility in Wells County a reality.
The Foellinger Foundation, which granted $964,600 over the next 4 years for operating support, funding for capital improvements at Camp Potawotami, and funding to strengthen the Y’s organizational effectiveness.
The Fred Zollner Foundation, which granted $16,000 to alleviate operational expenses and allowing us to continue making an impact in our community.
JCPenney Afterschool Access Grant, whose $5,000 grants to Renaissance Pointe’s and
ChildCare Services’ afterschool programs will make safe afterschool care possible for families in need.
The Olin B. and Desta Schwab Foundation granted $10,975 for the Team SOS program at Renaissance Pointe YMCA.
The Schneider Foundation, whose generous $25,000 grant will provide continued support for unique music and arts education at the Renaissance Pointe Arts Academy.
The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation, whose $19,445 support will allow the Obesity Wellness Network and
YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention program to reach out and help at-risk individuals in our community adopt healthier lifestyles.
Wells County Foundation, which granted $25,000 toward the construction of the outdoor playground for the childcare center at the new Caylor-Nickel Foundation Family YMCA in Wells County.
Grant news is updated quarterly.
Our deepest gratitude and appreciation to the following grant partners:
|American Electric Power Foundation||Lincoln Financial Foundation|
|AWS Foundation||Magee O'Connor Foundation|
|City of Fort Wayne||McMillen Foundation|
|Central Region of the Missionary Church||NIPSCO|
|Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne||Old National Bank Foundation|
|Downtown Improvement District||Olin B. and Desta Schwab Foundation|
|Dr. Louis and Anne B. Schneider Foundation||Olive B. Cole Foundation|
|Dreyer’s Ice Cream Charitable Foundation||The Orchid Events & Catering|
|Dunsire Family Foundation||Owen and Jean Pritchard Charitable Foundation|
|Edward D. and Ione Auer Foundation||Parkview Hospital Foundation|
|Edward M. and Mary McCrea Wilson Foundation||Paul E. Shaffer Family Foundation|
|English Bonter Mitchell Foundation||Precor Cares|
|Eric and Mary Baade Foundation||The Redwoods Group Foundation|
|Foellinger Foundation||Richard L. Phillips Charitable Fund|
|Fort Wayne Housing Authority||Robert Goldstine Foundation|
|Fred Zollner Foundation||St. Joseph Community Health Foundation|
|Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of
|United Way of Allen County|
|Howard P. Arnold Foundation||United Way of Huntington County|
|Ian & Mimi Rolland Foundation||Urban Enterprise Association|
|Indiana Criminal Justice Institute Title II Funding||The Waterfield Foundation|
|Indiana Department of Child Services||Vera Bradley|
|Indiana Youth Institute||Votaw Electric|
|Indiana Youth Institute Fatherhood Initiative||Wells County Foundation|
|Jay and Jane Jorgensen||Wells Fargo Charitable Trusts and Foundations|
|JC Penney Access Grant||Whitley County Community Foundation|
|JP Morgan Chase Foundation||William O. Hagerman Foundation|
Grant funders from 2009 – present.