• Connect to Something Bigger - Connect to Your Community

    Connect to Something Bigger - Connect to Your Community

    The best place to leave a legacy is in your own backyard–the community where you’ve lived, worked, raised a family, and watched people dream big dreams.

  • There Are Various Ways You Can Start Making A Difference

    There Are Various Ways You Can Start Making A Difference

    Giving has never been so important–or easy! There are various ways to work with WCCF to start making a difference in Wayne County. Choose the path that’s right for you.

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  • Hundreds of Students Receive Thousands of Scholarship Dollars Each Year

    Hundreds of Students Receive Thousands of Scholarship Dollars Each Year

    We give back to our community in many ways, including awarding scholarships to local students. Apply for a scholarship today!

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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 440 separate funds, investing these endowments with awards of over $75 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

September 1, 2019

Laura B. Frick Charitable Trust Fall Grant Cycle Deadline

The Fall deadline for the Laura B. Frick Charitable Trust Grant Cycle is September 1.

September 2, 2019

WCCF Office Closed

The WCCF office will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019.

September 3, 2019

The Women's Fund Grant Application Deadline

The Women's Fund Grant Application deadline is September 3, 2019 by 4:30 p.m.

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

Phone: (330) 262-3877
Fax: (330) 262-8057
Email: wccf@sssnet.com

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