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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, January 10, 2019 4:54 pm

Verbatim: Grants totaling more than $2.7 million for early childhood and family development in Allen County

The following was released on Thurs., Jan. 10, 2019 by the Foellinger Foundation:

The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors has approved grants in the Early Childhood and Family Development categories totaling $2,741,500 to support nonprofit organizations that provide services throughout Allen County.

“These organizations reflect the Foundation’s focus on supporting children and families in Allen County,” said Cheryl Taylor, Foundation President. “The Foundation’s strategy is to support effective nonprofits emphasizing clients with the most economic need with the least opportunity.”

Organization/Project Title Amount

Amani Family Services $45,000

three-year operating support

Blue Jacket $150,000

three-year operating support

Cancer Services $210,000

two-year operating support

Community Harvest Food Bank $105,000

three-year operating support

Early Childhood Alliance $510,000

three-year operating support

Healthier Moms and Babies $100,000

two-year program support for

HearCare Connection $75,000

three-year operating support

The Learning Community $25,000

one-year operating support

Matthew 25 $80,000

two-year operating support

Mental Health America $15,000

one-year program support for Cedars Hope

NeighborLink $90,000

three-year operating support

Positive Resource Connection $99,000

three-year operating support

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Organization/Project Title Amount

Super Shot $25,000

two-year operating support

Turnstone Center $540,000

three-year operating support

United Way of Allen County $25,000

one-year program support for the 2-1-1 Resource Center

Volunteer Lawyer Program $82,500

three-year operating support

Wellspring Interfaith Social Services $565,000

three-year operating support

Grand Totals $2,741,500