Before you apply: Please review this video for a better understanding of the Foellinger Foundation grant process.
Please join us for the Foellinger Foundation’s 2013 Williams Lecture on June 25 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., with continental breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m. You may bring multiple people from your organization, and we urge you to bring board members.
Please RSVP by June 11, 2013, by calling the Foellinger Foundation at 260.422.2900.
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To understand anything at all about the Foellinger Foundation, you first need to start here.
The Foellinger Foundation is devoted to fulfilling the charitable intentions of the Foundation's donors, Helene R. Foellinger and Esther A. Foellinger, her mother. Everything we do is driven by our donors' wishes for the foundation they created with their generosity and love of this community. That devotion never changes; it never will. After more that five decades, the influences of our donors can be seen everywhere you look in Allen County, Indiana. The people who operate the Foundation will never veer from the path that the Foellinger family laid before us.
This private charitable foundation awards grants for the benefit of people in Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana. The Foundation was created in 1958 by Helene Foellinger, The News-Sentinel publisher from 1936 to 1980, and Esther Foellinger, her mother. Its funding comes from three sources:
Click here for history on the Foundation and its founding family. The Foellinger Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations that strengthen Allen County children and their families, particularly those children and families with the greatest economic need and the least opportunity. By doing so, the Foundation hopes to help children and their families move from dependence to independence. That, in turn, will strengthen our community.