The Journal Gazette Foundation Board recently awarded grants to the following agencies:
United Way of Allen County: $18,750, the fourth-quarter payment of the 2012 pledge of $75,000; a pledge of $75,000 was also approved for 2013.
Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne: $2,500, the fourth-quarter payment of the 2012 pledge of $10,000; a pledge of $10,000 was also approved for 2013.
HSPA Foundation: $1,000 to assist in the general operations of the Hoosier State Press Association Foundation
Fort Wayne Zoological Society: $25,000, the second payment of a four-year pledge of $100,000 to support the capital campaign of the New Australian Adventure
Vera Bradley Foundation: $5,000 for the 2013 Vera Bradley Foundation fundraising efforts to support breast cancer research
Indiana University School of Journalism: $10,000 to fund two scholarships, one undergraduate and one graduate fellowship for journalism majors who reside within the Journal Gazette circulation area
Audiences Unlimited: $3,500 to provide transportation assistance for the elderly to attend various fine-arts programs in the area
Euell A. Wilson: $5,000 to assist in the operations of this central-city youth program
Embassy Theatre Foundation: $250,000 for the $10 million Vision of the Embassy building program; grant will be paid in five $50,000 installments beginning this year