Foellinger releases grant funds
The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors approved these grants: Allen County Public Library, $895,000; Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne, $85,000; Crossroad Child and Family Services, $10,000; Erin's House for Grieving Children, $15,000; Euell A. Wilson Center, $40,000; Fort Wayne Urban League, $22,500; Gateway Woods Family Services, $20,000; Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana, $20,000; Lifeline Youth and Family Services, $185,000; Power House Youth Center, $32,500; Salvation Army, $40,000; and Women's Care Center, $10,000.
Foundation receives award
St. Joseph Community Health Foundation, with Parkview Health Systems and Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health, received the Health Information Technology Award from the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved. Project Connect staff accepted the award.
The Center for Nonviolence will hold a potluck dinner, annual meeting and a friends' thank-you night 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 12 at the center, 235 W. Creighton Ave. Dishes from volunteers/friends are not required. Reservations: Maureene Riethmiller at 456-4112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Project READS receives funds
Fifth Third Bank has awarded $500 to Allen County Education Partnership in support of Project READS.
The Edward D. and Ione Auer Foundation awarded funds to these organizations: A Hope Center, $5,000; ACRES Land Trust, $10,000; Community Harvest Food Bank, $10,000; Community Transportation Network, $10,000; Healthier Moms and Babies, $10,000; Historic Fort Wayne, $15,000; Interfaith Hospitality Network, $10,000; Lifetime Sports Academy, $25,000; Neighborhood Health Clinics, $10,000; Questa Foundation for Education, $50,000; Science Central, $25,000; Super Shot, $10,000; League for the Blind and Disabled, $10,000; Vincent Village, $15,000; YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne, $25,000.
Lincoln Financial Foundation awarded these grants: Fort Wayne Philharmonic, $49,000; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, $40,000; Fort Wayne Cinema Center, $17,500; Fort Wayne Civic Theatre, $16,000; Fort Wayne Dance Collective, $15,000; Foundation for Art and Music in Elementary Education, $13,500; Fort Wayne Children's Choir, $13,000; Heartland Chamber Chorale, $13,000; Audiences Unlimited, $12,000; Fort Wayne Park Foundation, $12,000; Fort Wayne Youtheatre, $12,000; Unity Performing Arts Foundation, $9,000; ARCH, $7,500; Artlink, $7,500; and Embassy Theatre Foundation, $7,000.
Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne will receive $280,000 over two years to support its annual fund drive and the Nonprofit Arts Internship Initiative.
Black Pine collection
Unitarian Universalist Congregation is collecting these supplies for Black Pine Animal Sanctuary: cash, grocery gift cards, fuel gift cards, scoopable cat litter, Meow Mix original dry cat food, paper towels, plain applesauce — single-serve containers, sponge mops with replaceable heads, fresh fruit, water softener, frozen beef, venison, poultry, farm-style broad/flat-end shovels.
Donations are accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday-Thursday at 5310 Old Mill Road.
Send items to Neighbors/The News-Sentinel, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne IN 46801; fax: 461-8817, attention: Neighbors; email neighbors@news-sentinel. com. Include a contact name and phone number.