Because We Love Our Community Grant Program – Indiana
Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne
Because We Love Our Community grant projects should increase the quality of life, community attachment, and satisfaction by increasing Allen County residents’ easy access to:
Safe places to live and work
Healthcare facilities and services
Quality job opportunities
Safe, proximal, high-quality recreational areas
Quality arts and cultural events
Priority will be given to projects that promote equity, and incorporate policy, advocacy, institutional/systems change, and/or social justice (equal rights, opportunity, and treatment for all).
The Foundation is looking for ideas that:
Are new or expansion projects. Current programs from organizations and routine operating support will not be considered.
Enhance community connections in Allen County.
Incorporate novel approaches to creating a vibrant, connected community.
Raise public awareness of the area/region.
Provide a measurable level of community involvement (volunteers or participants).
Promote philanthropy across their region.