Northeast Indiana Innovation Center Awarded Nearly $280K

ALLEN COUNTY – The Foellinger Foundation has awarded the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center in Fort Wayne nearly $280,000 through the foundation’s Breakthrough Fund. The foundation says the fund was created to support projects that better Allen County and address a social challenge in ways that are feasible, measurable and sustainable. In July 2019, a panel […]

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Foellinger Grant Aimed at Jump-starting Firms

A nearly $280,000 grant will unlock opportunities for area entrepreneurs, officials said Tuesday. The grant, announced at a news conference at the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, is aimed at helping “underdeveloped talent in historically marginalized communities,” according to a statement from the Foellinger Foundation, which donated the money. Center President and CEO Karl LaPan said […]

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Foellinger Foundation awards Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) $279,900 in Bre...

Foellinger Foundation recently announced its award to the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) for $279,900 through the foundation’s Breakthrough Fund. To celebrate Foellinger Foundation’s 60th Anniversary, in 2018 the Foundation extended a $500,000 grant opportunity challenging nonprofit organizations in Allen County to propose new, innovative projects that help residents lead fulfilling and connected lives. Known […]


Foellinger Foundation Awards Northeast Indiana Innovation Center $279,900 in Breakthrou...

Northeast Indiana Innovation Center has received a Foellinger Foundation grant of $279,900 to help get NIIC services to potential entrepreneurs in under-represented groups. In announcing the grant Oct. 15 at the center near the intersection of Hobson and Stellhorn roads in Fort Wayne, the foundation’s president, Cheryl Taylor, said the NIIC’s new Connected Communities program […]

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Women making headway

Excerpt “Report shows business growth, but more work needed Women will lead the way in economic growth – if their recent track record as bosses is an indicator. Consider these statistics covering the past five years for women-owned businesses: • Their overall number increased 21% to more than 12,943,000 compared with 9% for all businesses. • The […]

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