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The mission of the Wayne County Community Foundation is to preserve and enhance the quality of life for all people in Wayne County. The Foundation invests in our community by growing our permanent endowment, encouraging philanthropy and innovation, supporting charitable activities and assessing and addressing community needs.

Grants and Scholarship

About Scholarships

The Foundation along with our donor partners is committed to providing scholarships for seniors living in Wayne County. Starting in 1991, the number and scope of the scholarships continue to grow.

Applying for Scholarship

The Scholarship applications can be started by filling out the appropriate form and submitting. Please be advised that although you are submitting your application electronically, there are parts of the application that MUST be submitted through regular mail. Please read the scholarship information carefully. A PDF version is available for downloading at the end of each scholarship forms.

News & Events

Ben Franklin Award Dinner 2023

The Wayne County Community Foundation's annual Ben Franklin Award Dinner will be held on November…

PPL Grant Announced for The Wayne County Community Foundation

The Wayne County Community Foundation is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the…

Grant-writing Program to Help Non-profits Get the Most from their Efforts

Penn State Extension is offering a workshop on grant-writing for non-profit organizations and…

About the Foundation

About Us

In 1991 a group of concerned citizens saw the need to establish a Community Foundation for Wayne…

Board of Directors and Staff

The Foundation is proud of its volunteer Board of Directors! Board members come from all over our…

Financial Information

As of June 30, 2022 the Foundation’s assets totaled $9,967,201 Unrestricted: 10.12% Restricted:…