Old National Foundation Gives to Local Nonprofits

The Old National Bank Foundation announced contributions totaling $82,000 to eight organizations in Northeast Indiana.
The foundation is the philanthropic arm of Old National Bank. It has given a total of $716,532 as of this spring, according to the announcement from the bank.
The Foundation awarded the following grants in the region this year:
• Baker Youth Club received $3,000 for its Afterschool Education Program.
• Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne received $5,000 for its Project Learn Program.
• Combined Community Services received $5,000 for its Project Independence Program.
• Fellowship Missions received $3,000 for its Catalyst Self Sufficiency & Recovery Program.
• Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity received $10,000 for its Women’s Build Program.
• Gradway received $3,000 for its Graduation Coaching Program.
• Kosciusko Community YMCA received $3,000 for its Afterschool Academic Support & Enrichment Program.
• YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne received $50,000 for its Lehman Family YMCA Capital Campaign.
“The ONB Foundation is focused on developing partnerships with organizations in our communities that are dedicated to leveraging funding opportunities that impact areas of greatest need,” said Janet Baas, president of the Old National Bank Foundation, in the announcement.  “We are proud to partner with these organizations to strengthen our communities through initiatives with meaningful impact and measurable outcomes.”
In 2015, the Old National Bank Foundation awarded more than $1.5 million to 239 nonprofit organizations in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan.
The Foundation’s mission statement is that social responsibility is essential to fostering vibrant, sustainable communities, which can be realized through partnerships with charitable organizations addressing defined community needs. The Foundation’s primary focus areas are community and economic development and education programs.
Nonprofit organizations may visit www.oldnational.com/giving to review funding guidelines. To learn more about the Foundation’s funding priorities, application guidelines and other grant information, visit www.oldnational.com/grants