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Brightpoint Receives Grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation for Family Development

Fort Wayne, IN – Brightpoint has received a $30,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation to assist families in northeast Indiana through the Family Development program.

Family Development is a voluntary, in-home program of supportive services that helps families identify their strengths, desires, and goals. Participants develop flexible action plans that focus on long-term self-sufficiency. This past year, over 1,000 people were served through the program and 85% of those families improved their overall self-sufficiency.

The Lincoln Financial Foundation awards grants to hundreds of nonprofits each year that empower and improve the lives of people in their communities. Contributing to strong, vital communities is not only intrinsic to their values, but it’s their responsibility.

With this grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation, Brightpoint will continue to help families in the community maintain self-sufficiency and long-term housing stability.

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Brightpoint is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving nearly 40,000 people across northeast Indiana each year. Through a wide range of programs, Brightpoint helps communities, families, and individuals remove the causes and conditions of poverty. All Brightpoint services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, ancestry, or status as a veteran.

Lincoln Financial Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Lincoln Financial Group. Lincoln Financial Foundation focuses on building stronger communities through nonprofit partnerships in financial wellness, education, and human services, with the long-term goal of helping people build secure financial futures for themselves and their families. In 2020, Lincoln Financial Foundation donated approximately $10 million to philanthropic endeavors that empower and improve the lives of countless in our communities. To learn more visit our website.