Family & Friends Fund
for Southeast Fort Wayne
The Family & Friends Fund for Southeast Fort Wayne is a donor advised fund hosted at the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. The fund has been designed to distribute power and financial resources to leaders and residents in Southeast Fort Wayne -- the most under-invested quadrant of our city. The fund aims to raise $1,000,000 to be directed into economic opportunities in SE that will build generational wealth and connectivity. No funding decisions will be made by anyone other than residents and leaders in Southeast, Fort Wayne.
BIPOC* led businesses and nonprofits will be prioritized.
*Black, Indigenous, People of Color
of entrepreneurs that hire any employees receive some kind of financial help
Receive this help from their personal or family savings
The average white family has 10 times the wealth of the average Black family
Here are the tools we are utilizing to maximize our inclusion and impact: