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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.

2017 Donors

Thank you to our 2017 YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne donors who helped to strengthen people in spirit, mind and body. View our Benefits to the Community Here. View a complete 2017 Donor list Here.

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. 

Thank you to our most recent grant funders:

Otto Haas Charitable Trust -
Enabling the YMCA Youth Service Bureau to provide comprehensive crisis and intervention services to at-risk youth and their families is the purpose of a $5,000 grant.

AWS Foundation -
Funding the Director of Adaptive Services staff position and related program costs is the purpose of a three year grant of $159,515. This funding enables the Y to impact more persons with disabilities by expanding recreational and social opportunities.

Staples Foundation -
Teaching bicycle mechanics, safety, good work habits, and leadership skills to at-risk youth is the purpose of a $500 grant for the YMCA’s new Skyline Urban Bike School Program.

Grant news is updated quarterly.
Our deepest gratitude and appreciation to past grant funders (since 2015):

City of 
Fort Wayne
Clarence & Edith Schust Foundation Community Foundation 
of Greater Fort Wayne
Charles W. Kuhne 
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 Flora Dale Krouse Foundation Foellinger Foundation
Franklin Electric Charitable & Education Foundation Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce Foundation Howard P. Arnold Foundation
Ian & Mimi Rolland
Indiana Department
of Child Services
Indiana Youth Services Association
Johnston Family
Lincoln Financial
Magee O’Connor
Norfolk Southern
Old National Bank
Olin B. and Desta Schwab Foundation Parkview Community Health Improvement Program Paul E. Shaffer Family Foundation
PNC Charitable Sponsorship PNC Foundation
Prophet Sisters 
Richard L. Phillips 
Charitable Fund
Stephan Family Community Needs Fund St. Joseph Community Health Foundation The Lutheran 
Tivity Health The Redwoods Group Foundation The Waterfield Foundation
3 Rivers Federal Credit Union Foundaation United Way of Allen County Urban Enterprise Association
Wells County Foundation Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Charitable Trusts and Foundations
Whitley County Community Foundation William D. Hagerman Foundation Y USA
Zollner Foundation    

^Grant funders from 2015 – present.


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

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.