Brightpoint Receives Lincoln Financial Foundation Grant
Fort Wayne, IN – Brightpoint has received a $35,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation to support our Family Support and Family Development programs.
Family Support includes child care assistance and energy assistance – two programs which allow families on limited incomes to afford their basic needs. Family Development is a voluntary, in-home program of supportive services that helps identify a family’s strengths, desires, and needs in order to accomplish specific goals.
Lincoln Financial Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Lincoln Financial Group, believes in empowering people to live greater lives, which advances culture and empowers greater positive change. Its grant is part of Lincoln Financial’s annual $10 million investment in its local communities’ youth education, economic and workforce development, human well-being and arts programs.
Brightpoint is a private, 501©(3) nonprofit organization serving more than 43,000 people across northeast Indiana. 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.
About Lincoln Financial Foundation
The Lincoln Financial Foundation, established in 1962, is a nonprofit organization formed and supported by Lincoln Financial Group. Under the Foundation guidelines, grants are made in the areas of arts, education, human services and economic/workforce development.