Small Business Grants Available
As small businesses continue to struggle during COVID-19, the City of Fort Wayne and Allen County are dedicating up to $1 million to help reimburse those small business owners and eligible nonprofits for necessary health- and safety-related items.

Reimbursement grants of up to $5,000 are available to businesses and nonprofits that meet the grant criteria.
Lincoln Highway Memorial Marker Installed Downtown
Did you know the historic Lincoln Highway runs through the heart of downtown Fort Wayne?

Recently, the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association celebrated the installation of an original Historic Route Marker in front of the Visitors Center — almost 107 years to the date from the highway's original dedication on October 31 in 1913.
Take the Bicycle Friendly Fort Wayne Survey
The City of Fort Wayne received a bronze Bicycle Friendly Award in 2016 and has submitted the application to once again receive recognition. As part of the application process, residents are asked to complete a survey about bicycling in their communities. Please complete this survey to share your ideas about local bicycle-friendly infrastructure improvements.
Art Adds Interest to West Central
The West Central Neighborhood recently installed artwork on traffic signal control boxes in their neighborhood.

Using funds from the Community Development Neighborhood Improvement Grant, a West Central Committee solicited artwork and asked residents to vote on their favorites, which were printed on vinyl and applied to five control boxes.
New Shell Building Designed to Fuel Job Growth
Construction on Fort Wayne’s latest shell building is now officially underway. Shell buildings spur economic growth by providing build-out ready buildings for businesses that are locating or expanding in Fort Wayne.The new building will be located on a 21.03-acre site near Fort Wayne International Airport with easy access to I-69 and I-469.
Downtown Restaurants Get Patio Heaters
The City of Fort Wayne and the Downtown Improvement District have invested in heaters and outdoor seating for numerous downtown restaurants to expand and enhance their patios.

The heaters are part of a program to help local restaurants and businesses weather the economic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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