In response to the evolving COVID-19 health crisis, we have closed our doors to walk-in clients, but we are still in business! If you need to reach us for any reason, please call our office at 330-262-3877 (leaving a message if we are not immediately available) or send us an email at We will be back in touch with you promptly. Thank you for your understanding during this trying time.


When you invest in Wayne County, you transform dreams into realities by supporting non-profit arts, civic, cultural, educational, environmental, faith-based, health, and human service organizations.

Your Involvement Impacts Wayne County for Generations

The Wayne County Community Foundation is a charitable community organization that accepts contributions, creates and administers funds, and makes grants for the benefit of the people of the greater Wayne County, Ohio area. We manage and invest over 460 separate funds, investing these endowments with awards of over $82 million in grants and scholarships.

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Connections in Wayne County

Investments big and small all make a tremendous impact in our community. Our foundation offers several entry points for donors and budding philanthropists to begin putting their hard earned dollars to work for the betterment of our community. Explore these giving options to get started.

How to Give

Calendar of Events

April 30, 2020

Youth Foundation Participant Application Deadline

The application deadline for Youth Foundation advisors for the 2020-2021 school year has been extended to April 30, 2020. For more information see: Wayne County Community Youth Foundation.

May 25, 2020

WCCF Office Closed - Memorial Day

Our office will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2020.

July 1, 2020

Friend of Philanthropy Award Nomination Deadline

The Friend of Philanthropy Award nomination deadline is July 1, 2020. See the Friend of Philanthropy Award Page for more details and the nomination form.

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Wayne County Community Foundation
517 North Market Street
Wooster, Ohio 44691

Phone: (330) 262-3877
Fax: (330) 262-8057

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