• 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.

  • 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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  • Emergency Response Fund



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 495 separate funds, investing these endowments with awards of over $95.6 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

February 1, 2022

WCCF Youth Foundation Competitive Grants Deadline

The deadline for the WCCF Youth Foundation Competitive Grants is February 1.

February 21, 2022

WCCF Office Closed - President's Day

Our office will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2022.

March 1, 2022

Spring Competitive Grant Cycle Deadline

March 1 is the application deadline for WCCF Community Grants, Laura B. Frick Charitable Trust, and GIVE 365.

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Wayne County
Community Foundation

517 North Market Street
Wooster, Ohio 44691

Phone: (330) 262-3877
Fax: (330) 262-8057
Email: contact@wccfoh.org

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