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.
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 520 separate funds, investing these endowments with awards of over $100 million in grants and scholarships.
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.
The Ruth M. Tieche Friend of Philanthropy Award nomination deadline is July 1, 2022. See the Friend of Philanthropy Award Page for more details and the nomination form.
Our office will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022.
September 1 is the application deadline for online grant proposal submissions for the WCCF Community Grants, the Laura B. Frick Charitable Trust, The Women's Fund, and the Wayne County Children's Resource Fund.