Provide a Foundation of Support

Major investments from foundations have enabled us to continue to give kids their own foundation of positive influence from a caring adult


With the support of foundations, Big Brothers Big Sisters is able to keep reaching out to at-risk children and providing them with much-needed role models. Every child that gains a new perspective regains their opportunity to achieve their future goals.

If you would like to learn more about how your foundation can start big change and support the growth of Big Brothers Big Sisters, please contact our Grants Manager, Heather Cruse at [email protected]

We are grateful to the following foundations and philanthropic supporters:

Adams County Community Foundation
AEP Foundation
American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation
Arthur E. & Josephine Campbell Beyer Foundation
Auer Foundation
Bertsch Family Charitable Foundation
Comcast Foundation
Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne
DeKalb Community Foundation
DEKKO Foundation
Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Dr. Dane & Mary Louise Miller Foundation
Duke Energy Foundation
Edward & Ione Auer Foundation
Edward J. and Hildegarde H. Schaefer Foundation
Edward M. Wilson Foundation
English Bonter Mitchell Foundation
Eric A. & Mary C. Baade Foundation
Foellinger Foundation
Franklin & Irene List Saemann Foundation

Heartland Trust REMC Round-Up
Howard P. Arnold Foundation
James Foundation
Journal Gazette Foundation
JP Morgan Chase Foundation
K21 Health Foundation
Kosciusko Community Foundation
Kosciusko REMC Operation Round-Up
Leeward Foundation Trust
Lincoln Financial Group Foundation
M. E. Raker Foundation
Mary C. & Perry F. Spencer Foundation
Noble County Community Foundation
Noble County REMC
Northeastern REMC
Owen & Jean Pritchard Foundation
Parkview Health

Shoop Sports & Youth Foundation
St. Joseph Health Foundation
Steel Dynamics Foundation
Steuben County Community Foundation
Teachers Credit Union
The Comcast Foundation
The Kuhne Foundation
William J & Bonnie L Hefner Foundation

United Way of Adams County
United Way of Allen County
United Way of Dekalb County
United Way of Huntington County
United Way of Noble County
United Way of St Joseph County (MI)
United Way of Steuben County
United Way of Wells County 

We are beyond thankful to each and every one of you.
With your support we're able to change the lives of thousands of people each year!