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Community Foundation Of Greater Fort Wayne Receives $25,000 Donation From BKD, LLP For Riverfront Development; Inches Closer Toward Goal

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne received a $25,000 donation from BKD, LLP for the Riverfront Development efforts. The donation is eligible for a 50% donation match from the Lilly Endowment Inc. bringing the total dollar amount to $37,500.

“The Community Foundation is grateful for this generous donation from BKD,” said David Bennett, Executive Director of the Community Foundation. “Riverfront development gives us the opportunity to enhance our already beautiful, growing city. We are excited that so many people believe in this project.”

“BKD has been a part of the Fort Wayne downtown community for over 50 years,” said Wally Wetherill, managing partner of BKD’s Fort Wayne office. “While there have been many changes to the downtown area, the Riverfront project is simply an outstanding opportunity to highlight the positive aspects of living in this community. Our BKD Foundation is proud to be a supporter of the Riverfront project.”