News Release: Ed Kominowski Selected as President of Foellinger Foundation

Morgan County, IN – The Foellinger Foundation, a private, charitable organization in Allen County (Ft. Wayne), has chosen Ed Kominowski to be its next President. Kominowski will start his new role on August 1.

Since 2014, Kominowski has been the President of the Community Foundation of Morgan County (CFMC) and has provided leadership of Morgan County’s private Kendrick Foundation.

Throughout his career, Ed has sought to promote the similar values of Integrity, Accountability, Responsibility and Results. He believes firmly in the goals of self-reliance allowing individuals to move from dependence to independence helping to build the community and the recognition of that interdependence.

“Throughout my career, I have sought to promote the values of integrity, accountability, responsibility and results,” said Kominowski. “It’s been an amazing experience leading CFMC and I’m so proud of everything we’ve created here with the goal of benefitting and improving the quality of life for all in Morgan County. It’s my greatest wish that as a community we all continue to pull together to help those around us, be engaged and active in these pursuits, give local and be intentional about creating change.”

The Foellinger Foundation is a private, charitable foundation that invests in excellence by providing grants, leadership training, conferences, workshops and thought-leading speakers to strengthen nonprofit organizations that serve Allen County. The Foundation was created in 1958 by Helene Foellinger, The News-Sentinel publisher from 1936 to 1980, and Esther Foellinger, her mother.

“Its been a privilege to serve the people of Morgan County. My role as CFMC President has allowed me to build relationships with many hard-working and dedicated individuals, from all sectors in the community, who are helping others find their path to success,” added Kominowski. “I wish all of them the very best.”

CFMC’s mission is to connect donors and their charitable giving with our evolving community needs in order to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations through impact grantmaking. The vision of CFMC is to be the philanthropic leader and a catalyst in order to maximize available resources in our community.

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