Community Impact Through Giving

The Wayne County Foundation exists to foster and encourage private philanthropic giving, to enhance the spirit of community
and to improve the quality of life in the Wayne County, Indiana, area now and for future generations.

In 2022 , the Foundation was able to grant more than $2.3 million to our community because of the generosity of our donors. Your gifts enable the Foundation to address immediate needs and support future-focused projects that will help our community thrive.

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For today's #FundFriday, we are highlighting the Bartel & Rohe Fund. This fund was established to support local public elementary schools in Wayne County purchase school supplies. Bartel & Rohe was a Richmond business that sold school supplies. Click here for more information about funds: ... See MoreSee Less
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The Wayne County Foundation is pleased to announce the 2024 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship winners for Wayne County: Olivia Dudas of Richmond High School and Lorelei Guenther of Centerville High School. Congratulations to both of you!Read the full press release here: ... See MoreSee Less
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The Wayne County Foundation offers crisis grants of up to $5,000. This grant type is intended to help nonprofits facing sudden expenses they could not prepare for and could prevent them from carrying out their mission. Click here to learn more about our different types of grants: ... See MoreSee Less
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