Foundation Gives to Farm Arts Collective. The Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Farm Arts Collective ofDamascus. The funding will support this season of programs and for the infrastructure required to welcome the public to a working farm. The Farm Arts Collective mission is to nourish and build community through farming, at, food and ecology. Programs include farm-related workshops, agri-cultural public events,and performances.
Wayne County Community Awards Grant to Damascus Historical Society. Recently, the Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Damascus Historical Society. The funds will be used for a building program and grounds improvement.
The Wayne County Community Foundation announces the appointment of Ryanne Jennings as the new Executive Director of the Wayne County Community Foundation, effective October 1, 2019. She will replace Paul Edwards who served as the Executive Director since August 2006.
Members of the Bryant Family presenting a check to the Wayne County Community Foundation
The estate of the late John E. Marshall has established a Donor Advised Fund at the Wayne County Community Foundation. Additionally, Mrs. Marjorie L. Marshall has donated substantially on her own to expand the projects that the Fund will support. The fund’s name is, “The John E. and Marjorie L. Marshall Fund.”
Wayne County Community Foundation Helps Fund Roots 'n Rhythm. Since 2005, the Roots 'n Rhythm Music and Arts Festival has successfully brought high quality main stage bands, local musicians, artists and artisans to Central Park in Honesdale. Once again, the Community Foundation is participating in funding this very popular event in the County.
Recently, the Cooperage Project received a grant from the Wayne Community Foundation. The grant will assist in supporting the "Kids Lunch Party" which operates during the summer months. This is a free lunch program offered five days a week for any children attending the Wayne Highlands School District. This will be the third year for the program which to date has served an average of 1200 children each summer.
The Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Wayne County Historical Society. The Grant will support their build a canal boat pavilion at their D&H Canal Park at Lock 31.
The Wayne County Community Foundation recently awarded a grant to the Salvation Army.
Recently, the Wayne County Community Foundation presented a grant to The Children's Service Center.