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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 2023, the Foundation was able to grant more than $2.4 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.

Featured Articles

Donor Story: Clyde and Carol Black

Donor Story: Clyde and Carol Black

Throughout this year, the Wayne County Foundation is highlighting several of our donors through blog posts. This initiative aims to understand their story and how their philanthropic endeavors create positive impacts in the community. For our second donor story, we...

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Wayne County Foundation Awards $136,867 in Grant Cycle I

Wayne County Foundation Awards $136,867 in Grant Cycle I

Richmond, Ind. - The Wayne County Foundation is pleased to announce that 13 local organizations have been awarded $134,867 through Grant Cycle 1. Grants administered through the Foundation’s Grant Cycles are designed to support local programs or projects that enhance...

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Wayne County Foundation Names 2023 Award Winners

Wayne County Foundation Names 2023 Award Winners

The Wayne County Foundation is pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the Charles A. Rodefeld Award for Leadership in Philanthropy and Community and the Ruth J. Wickemeyer Award for Nonprofit Excellence. These are the highest recognitions that the Foundation...

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Donor Story: Jim and Sharon Howell

Donor Story: Jim and Sharon Howell

Throughout this year, the Wayne County Foundation is highlighting several of our donors through blog posts. This initiative aims to understand their story and how their philanthropic endeavors create positive impacts in the community. For our first donor story, we...

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