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2020 Rural Urban Banquet

Join us Tuesday, March 17 in the Kuhlman Center located at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.  The doors open at 5:30 pm for social time and the program and dinner begins at 6:30.  To Register and Pay Online click here.  Tickets can be purchased at the Farm Bureau Insurance Office on Industries Road or from any Farm Bureau board member.

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Women’s Networking Luncheon

Our next Women’s Networking Luncheon will be held on Monday, March 2 beginning at 12 noon.  We’ll meet in Lingle Grand Hall at Reid Health.  Click here for more details and to register.

2020 Spring Grant Cycle

The Wayne County Foundation is pleased to announce the schedule for its 2020 Spring Grant Cycle.

To register for the Grant Information and Networking Luncheon, please call 765-962-1638.  


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The Rodefeld and Wickemeyer Awards

Rodefeld Award for Leadership in Philanthropy

Wickemeyer Award for Community Service

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Last week, the IRS launched Identity Theft Central. The new web page is designed to improve online access to information on identity theft and data security protection .

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The IRS announced mileage rates for use in computing deductibility in 2020. Read more here...


The Wayne County Foundation has announced the organizations that will participate in this year's Challenge Match initiative. Visit our website to see a list of the participants and the details of the program.



The Wayne County Foundation has announced that Steve Borchers, its long-time executive director, will step down at the end of 2019.

Read more here: http://waynecountyfoundation.org

Timely Opportunities

The Foundation will begin taking applications for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship on Thursday, August 1. Aspiring scholars or their parents can click here or call the Foundation with any questions about the process.

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High School students are eligible for two different types of scholarships. For information about the first list of scholarships below, please see your guidance counselor.