Wednesday, March 16, 2016 5:38 pm
The following grants have been approved by the Journal Gazette Foundation Board of Directors.
Audiences Unlimited: $4,000 for transportation expenses to local fine arts programs for the elderly and disabled.
HSPA Foundation: $1,000 to support the educational activities of the Hoosier State Press Association’s Foundation.
Euell A. Wilson Center: $5,000 to assist in programming.
Indiana University School of Journalism: $10,000 for two journalism scholarships - one undergraduate, one graduate - for the 2015-16 academic year.
United Way of Allen County: $18,750, fourth quarter payment of 2014 pledge. The Journal Gazette Foundation also approved a pledge of $75,000 for 2015.
Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne: $2,500, fourth quarter payment of 2014 pledge. The Journal Gazette Foundation also approved a pledge of $10,000 for 2015.
Fort Wayne Zoological Society: $25,000, fourth of four annual payments to support the New Australian Adventure capital campaign at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo.
The League for the Blind & Disabled: $5,000 for the organization’s Information & Referral Program.
Erin’s House for Grieving Children: $1,000 to assist in providing support for grieving children, teens and their families suffering from the death of a loved one.
Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer: $10,000 to assist the foundation in its efforts to fight breast cancer.
Fort Wayne Trails: $5,000 to support two new trail connections that will link critically underserved areas and popular destinations in Fort Wayne with safe, convenient places to walk or ride.