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WCCF Announces The Women's Fund 2017 Grant Award

December 6, 2017

The Women's Fund was established to impact the lives of women and children in Wayne County, Ohio by directing resources to organizations that support the education of women and empower change and self-sufficiency.

The Wayne County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the 2017 grant award from The Women’s Fund. Based on the evaluation and recommendation from The Women’s Fund Advisory Committee, the WCCF Board of Trustees approved the following grant award:

The Wayne County Schools Career Center received $20,000 for their Women's Empowerment Program.  

This is the third competitive grant cycle of The Women’s Fund, with a total of $50,000 awarded, to benefit women in Wayne County, since its inception in 2013.  

The WCCF is a not-for-profit charitable community organization established in 1978 to accept contributions, create and administer funds, and make grants for the benefit of the people of the greater Wayne County area. The Foundation has awarded more than $66.8 million in the form of grants and scholarships from its 400 separate funds. As part of the WCCF, donations can be made to The Women’s Fund by individuals, families, businesses and service organizations to allow for greater future grant opportunities. Contact Sara Patton, WCCF Executive Director, for more information.

The Women’s Fund grant guidelines and online application are available at www.waynecountycommunityfoundation.org. Competitive grant applications from nonprofit, tax-exempt, charitable organizations that benefit women within the greater Wayne County, Ohio, area should be submitted by September 1 each year.

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