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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Foundation Staff Visit Gennett Records Exhibit
Wayne County Foundation staff members were delighted to take some time out of their day recently to visit the ‘Gennett Records: The Birthplace of American Recorded Music’ exhibit at the Wayne County Historical Museum. The exhibit preserves and presents a vital part of...
Foundation and Forward Wayne County Release 2022 County Indicators Report
In an effort to enhance the quality of life in our community, the Wayne County Foundation has connected people to causes that matter to them, championed private giving, administered scholarships, and assisted in the sustainability of local nonprofits for more than 40...
Foundation Awards $146,015 through Grant Cycle I
The Wayne County Foundation is pleased to announce that eighteen different local organizations have been awarded a total of $146,015 through its Grant Cycle I. The funding is to support local programs or projects to enhance the spirit of the community and improve the...