The Journal Gazette Foundation recently approved the following grants:
YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne: $15,000 for the construction of a YMCA facility in Bluffton
Fort Wayne Philharmonic: $5,000 to present young people concerts to over 5,000 area students at Embassy Theatre
New American Youth Ballet and Conservatory: $2,000 to assist the agency in its production of The Nutcracker to be presented at the University of Saint Francis theatre for area youth agencies
Allen County Bar Foundation: $1,500 to support the We the People competition for our congressional district; funds will be used for a pizza lunch for the participants and judges
United Way of Allen County: $18,750, the third of four payments for the 2012 pledge of $75,000
Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne: $2,500, the third of four payments for the 2012 pledge of $10,000
Science Central: $25,000, the first of two payments of $25,000 to support the Science On A Sphere campaign; grant was originally approved in 2011 contingent on a successful fundraising campaign that was recently completed.