Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible;
and suddenly you are doing the impossible. -- St. Francis of Assisi

You are the guardian of the future for the next generation. They rely on you, me and others...to plant the trees today that will provide the shade tomorrow.

Thirty-nine years ago, forward-thinking leaders in Wayne County formed our community foundation. Thanks to their efforts, we now have over 39.4 million dollars in assets to support our community today.

During 2016, the Foundation awarded more than $1.86 million in grants, scholarships, and distributions.  This brings the grand total of community support since our inception to more than $26.3 million.  Of that grant making effort, 345 students were awarded scholarships totaling $546,700.   

Our past guardians were wise and good and generous...and we are grateful for their vision. It is now up to us to keep the mission today…tomorrow…forever.








Today. Tomorrow. Forever.

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The Wayne County, Indiana, Foundation, Inc. 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.

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