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GIVE 365 to Address Mental Health in Wayne County Youth

January 3, 2019

GIVE 365 Wayne County, the dollar-a-day philanthropy initiative of the Wayne County Community Foundation, is accepting grant applications from area nonprofits. The theme for this year’s grant cycle, as voted on by the GIVE 365 membership, is "Mental Health and Wellness of Wayne County Youth".

In its third year, GIVE 365 unites and informs emerging philanthropists to make a collective impact on Wayne County, Ohio. Members donate $365 a year, pool their money with others, and vote on both an annual grant making theme and grant recipients. GIVE 365 gives members the chance to actively participate in the grant process.

The 2019 grant will fund programs or projects that address issues affecting the mental health of youth in Wayne County, Ohio. While it is up to the nonprofit organizations to present programs, examples of issues may include bullying, suicide prevention, or drug prevention. All grant applications should respond to this theme. Grant application must be completed online at www.WayneCountyCommunityFoundation.org by noon on March 1st. The membership of GIVE 365 will review all applications and make their recommendation to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Organizations may be asked to meet with the membership of GIVE 365 to respond to questions about their proposals.

With over 60 current members, comprised of individuals, couples, and families, GIVE 365 will grant approximately $11,500 this year, with additional funds set aside in a permanently endowed fund for future growth.

For more information on GIVE 365 Wayne County, please contact the Community Foundation at 330.262.3877 or visit www.WayneCountyCommunityFoundation.org.

Since 1978, the Wayne County Community Foundation has been working to strengthen the community we all share. It is a nonprofit charitable community organization. Since inception, WCCF has awarded over $72 million in grants and scholarships back into the community.

GIVE 365 Wayne County Grant Guidelines and Online Application

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