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Shapiros receive Wayne Community Foundation's Friend of Philanthropy award

By   |  October 10, 2018
Steve and Cheryl Shapiro were honored Wednesday night (Oct. 10, 2018) with the WCCF's Friend of Philanthropy Award.

Foundation marks 40 years, Shapiros to be honored

  |  August 9, 2018
WCCF will celebrate its 40th birthday at the annual dinner on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

WCCF awards over $550,000 in scholarships

  |  August 6, 2018
WCCF awarded 290 scholarships totaling more than $550,000 for the 2018-2019 academic year. A listing of recipients follows.

WCCF Celebrating 40 years: Williams to speak at Annual Dinner

  |  June 12, 2018
WCCF will commemorate its 40th birthday at the annual dinner on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. C. "Reggie" Williams will be the featured speaker at this year's event.

Youth Foundation Graduates: Over $7,500 Granted to Area Nonprofits

  |  June 11, 2018
Wayne County Community Youth Foundation wrapped up its fifth year in May with the graduation of 42 students representing 10 area high schools.

WCCF's GIVE 365 Program Awards Grants

  |  May 31, 2018
This year's grant making focus for the WCCF's GIVE 365 program was "Addressing Children's Health and Development in Wayne County". In May, the WCCF Board of Trustees approved the members' grant recommendations totaling $10,500 to two organizations.

Wayne County Community Youth Foundation Awards Grants

  |  May 31, 2018
WCCF Board of Trustees approved $5,000 in grant recommendations made by student advisors of the Wayne County Community Youth Foundation (YF) to four organizations.

WCCF Announces 2018 Spring Grants

  |  May 30, 2018
WCCF awarded $127,100 to nine organizations through the Spring competitive grant cycle.

GIVE 365 to Address Children's Health and Development

  |  January 29, 2018
GIVE 365 Wayne County is accepting grant applications from area nonprofits. This year's application theme is "Addressing Children's Health and Development in Wayne County".

WCCF Announces The Women's Fund 2017 Grant Award

  |  December 6, 2017
WCCF is pleased to announce the 2017 grant award from The Women's Fund.

WCCF Announces 2017 Fall Grants

  |  November 29, 2017
The WCCF Board of Trustees met in November and approved grants totaling $105,698 to 10 organizations for the Fall 2017 competitive grant cycle.

Romich to be Honored with Philanthropy Award

  |  August 31, 2017
Creston native, Barry Romich, has been named the 2017 Friend of Philanthropy Award recipient by Wayne County Community Foundation (WCCF). Romich will be recognized at the WCCF Annual Dinner on October 10.

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.

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Shapiros receive Wayne Community Foundation's Friend of Philanthropy award
Steve and Cheryl Shapiro were honored Wednesday night (Oct. 10, 2018) with the WCCF's Friend of Philanthropy Award....read more
Foundation marks 40 years, Shapiros to be honored
WCCF will celebrate its 40th birthday at the annual dinner on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. ...read more
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