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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Wayne County Foundation awards $170,572 through Latest Grantmaking
The Wayne County Foundation is pleased to announce that twenty local organizations have been awarded atotal of $170,572 through its Grant Cycle I and other first quarter grant opportunities. The funding is to supportlocal programs or projects that enhance the spirit...
Wayne County Foundation Announces New Board Members for 2023
The Wayne County Foundation is excited to announce five new members joining its Board of Directorsin 2023. Brett Guiley, Ron Holbrook, Cheri Jetmore, and Paul Witte began their tenures in January 2023. Dick Smith began serving in September 2022. Read the full press...
Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising
UPDATE: As of February 13th, all spots have been filled for the Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising course! Any new submissions will be added to our waitlist. We are excited to announce our upcoming course in partnership with the Lilly Family School of...