The Wayne County Community Foundation is very pleased to welcome two new members to its board of directors, Jon Kline and Ray Hamill. Their terms commence at the Foundation’s September board meeting.
The Wayne County Community Foundation is excited to announce their first round of NEPA Circle of Aunts and Uncles microloan recipients! Meet Raymond Collins from Newfoundland. Ray is the founder of Kaizen Snacks, a small-scale operation producing healthy and flavorful nut and fruit snacks. Ray began his business in 2014 and has been slowly growing ever since. When the time came to make a push for expansion, Ray applied to the NEPA Circle of Aunts and Uncles. Ray will be using his loan to increase the capacity of his commercial kitchen. For more info about Kaizen Snacks, visit kaizensnacks.com.
The Wayne County Community Foundation is proud to announce their third quarter grants for 2021/2022. The Board of Directors approved these requests totaling $26,900 at their March board meeting. Recipients of grant funding this quarter include Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, the Equinunk Historical Society, Farm Arts Collective, the Harmony Presents Foundation, and the Dyberry Creek Music Festival.
The Wayne County Community Foundation is proud to work with Wayne Tomorrow! to help create a vibrant future for everyone in Wayne County. This short video outlines Wayne Tomorrow!’s goals and underscores just what kind of great things can be set in motion by working together as a community.
The Michael J. Bryant Memorial Fund will award up to $10,000 in grants to support persons with disabilities or nonprofit community organization projects this spring. Established in June 2008, the Memorial Fund has distributed more than $51,000 to local individuals and organizations. It continues to grow with contributions from family, friends and the upcoming 10th annual Herd the Curd 5K race, Saturday, September 3, 2022. Administered by the Wayne County Community Foundation, this is the tenth consecutive year the Fund will award community grants.
The Wayne County Community Foundation is excited to announce its second quarter grant and Youth Advisory Committee mini-grant recipients. This quarter, the following applicants will be receiving funding.
Nonprofit leader dedicated to region’s communities - Ryanne Jennings
Join us for our annual Ben Franklin Dinner on Thursday, November 4th at Silver Birches. This year’s Community Service Award recipient will be Henry Skier. We’re excited to be able to celebrate in-person once again this year. Limited seating is available.
The Wayne County Community Foundation, along with six other community organizations, is proud to announce its participation as a cohort in the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s second annual Reinventing Our Communities cohort program, focused on an equitable small business recovery and supporting small business owners of color disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
WCCF 2021 Virtual Scholarship Presentation