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Briggs Joins WCCF Board

  |  August 11, 2017
Steve Matthew, President of WCCF, announced the appointment of Adam Briggs to the Foundation's Board of Trustees.

WCCF Awards Over $500,000 in Scholarships

  |  July 26, 2017
WCCF awarded 261 scholarships totaling more than $500,000 for the 2017-2018 academic year. See the complete article for a listing of recipients.

WCCF's GIVE 365 Program Awards First Grants

  |  May 24, 2017
The GIVE 365 committee awarded its first grants to area nonprofits for Drug Prevention in Wayne County.

WCCF Announces 2017 Spring Grants

  |  May 22, 2017
The WCCF Board of Trustees met in May and approved grants totaling $203,570 to 16 organizations for the Spring 2017 competitive grant cycle.

Youth Foundation Awards Grants

  |  April 27, 2017
The Wayne County Community Youth Foundation awarded $4,710 in grants to three organizations.

Nominations being accepted for Friend of Philanthropy Award by WCCF

  |  March 23, 2017
WCCF has opened up the nomination process for the Friend of Philanthropy Award. Nominations due by noon on July 1.

Burton D. Morgan Foundation awards $500,000 to establish Stanley C. Gault Philanthropic Leadership Fund

  |  February 24, 2017
WCCF is honored to be the recipient of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation's grant to establish the Stanley C. Gault Philanthropic Leadership Fund, which will perpetuate the ideal of service and active involvement in philanthropy that Stan embodied throughout his life.

Grant Dollars Available to Wooster Elementary Level Schools -- Deadline March 1, 2017

  |  February 14, 2017
For Wooster area elementary school educators, the Albert "Koby" Kobilarcik Educational Fund has funds available to provide library materials and literacy teaching aids.

GIVE 365 Wayne County Accepting Applications

  |  January 4, 2017
GIVE 365 Wayne County is accepting grant applications from area nonprofits that focus on Drug Prevention in Wayne County. Deadline is March 1, 2017.

Year-Long Process Culminates in New Financial Advisor

  |  November 23, 2016
Through a search process that began last Fall, WCCF has hired Hartland & Co. as the Foundation's new financial advisor.

WCCF Announces 2016 Fall Grants

  |  November 21, 2016
The WCCF Board of Trustees met in November and approved $114,400 in grant awards for the Fall competitive grant cycle.

Longs Receive Friend of Philanthropy Award

  |  October 15, 2016
Greg and Kathy Long were recognized as friends of philanthropy by the WCCF at the Foundation's annual dinner.

Youth Foundation Meets at OABGC

  |  October 14, 2016
The September meeting of the Youth Foundation met at the Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club to learn more about its service and positive impact to the community.

Longs to be Honored with Philanthropy Award

  |  August 31, 2016
Greg and Kathy Long have set a standard of generosity that few can match. Named the 2016 Friend of Philanthropy Award recipient, the couple will be recognized October 13 by WCCF.

WCCF Awards Over $462,000 in Scholarships

  |  July 22, 2016
The WCCF awarded 219 scholarships totaling more than $462,000 to high school and college students for the 2016-2017 academic year.

WCCF Announces The Women’s Fund 2016 Grant Awards

  |  May 25, 2016
The Women's Fund awarded $21,200 to 2 organizations to benefit women in Wayne County.

WCCF Announces 2016 Youth Foundation Grants

  |  May 24, 2016
WCCF Youth Foundation awards $3,300 in grants to 3 organizations that support youth activities in Wayne County.

WCCF Announces 2016 Spring Grants

  |  May 24, 2016
WCCF awards Spring competitive grants, totaling $135,539, to 17 organizations.

Youth Foundation Service Day

  |  May 16, 2016
Members of the Youth Foundation were divided into three groups to work on outdoor community service projects.

Accepting Nominations for Friend of Philanthropy Award

  |  March 4, 2016
Do you know someone who has made a difference in Wayne County? Nominate them for the 2016 Friend of Philanthropy Award!

WorthyWorks Awards: Two Wayne Co. Nonprofits Honored

  |  March 3, 2016
Habitat for Humanity of Wayne County and Orrville Historical Society are the 2016 recipients of the WorthyWorks Award.

Grant Dollars Available to Wooster Elementary Level Schools -- Deadline March 1, 2016

  |  February 2, 2016
For Wooster area elementary school educators, the Albert “Koby” Kobilarcik Educational Fund has funds available to provide library materials and literacy teaching aids.

Women's Fund Accepting Grant Applications - Deadline March 1, 2016

  |  February 2, 2016
The Women’s Fund, an affiliate fund of the WCCF, is accepting grant applications from nonprofit agencies whose work enables women in Wayne County, Ohio, to change their lives for the better.

Youth Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

  |  January 6, 2016
The Youth Foundation is accepting grant applications that benefit youth activities in Wayne County, Ohio. Deadline is February 1, 2016.

2015-2016 Scholarship Guide Booklets Available Online

  |  December 23, 2015
The 2015-2016 Scholarship Guide booklet is available on the WCCF website and it was also mailed to graduating seniors of 8 area Wayne County, Ohio high schools in December.

Jarrett and Proper Join WCCF Board

  |  December 15, 2015
Steve Matthew, President of the Wayne County Community Foundation (WCCF), announced the appointment of two Trustees to the Foundation's Board.

WCCF Announces 2015 Fall Grants

  |  November 19, 2015
Eleven organizations were awarded grants totaling $67,559 through WCCF's Fall grant cycle.

WCCF Hosts Annual Dinner, Noble Family Honored and Holtman Highlights Philanthropy

  |  October 27, 2015
The WCCF hosted a full house during this year's annual dinner.

Nobles to be honored for family tradition of giving

  |  September 18, 2015
The Donald and Alice Noble Family have been named the 2015 Friend of Philanthropy Award recipient and they will be recognized October 14 at the WCCF Annual Dinner.

WCCF Awards 201 Scholarships for 2015

  |  July 24, 2015
The Wayne County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently awarded over $470,000 in scholarships, for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic year.

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Briggs Joins WCCF Board
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