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journal gazette foundation grants

The Journal Gazette Foundation Board of Directors recently approved the following grants:

United Way of Allen County: $18,750, the second of four payments toward the 2013 pledge of $75,000

The Alliance: $10,000 to provide funding for a summer project promotion economic activity in Fort Wayne developed by the Alliance

Junior Achievement of Northeast Indiana: $5,000, the first of three payments for the newspaper operation at BizTown

Indiana Tech: $5,000, the second of three payments in support of the new law school at Indiana Tech

Northeast Indiana Foundation: $5,000 to provide support for economic development opportunities in northeast Indiana

The Communicator: $5,000 to assist in the publication of the student newspaper at IPFW

Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne: $2,500, the second of four payments toward the 2013 pledge of $10,000

Headwaters Park Alliance: $2,500 to replace Bartlett pear trees that were destroyed during a 2012 storm

Community Transportation Network: $2,500 to help provide transportation services in Fort Wayne

The Literacy Alliance: $2,000 to assist the organization in its literacy efforts

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre: $2,000 for the “In the Wings” program

History Center: $2,000 for education programming at The History Center

Erin’s House: $1,151 to assist in the relocation of this social service agency

Fort Wayne Youtheatre: $1,000 to provide programming for young people

SCAN: $5,000 to assist the organization in providing services in Fort Wayne

Whitley County Arts Festival: $500 for the children’s tent that is a part of the Arts Festival in Columbia City