Wayne County Community Foundation Awards Grant to Chamber

Recently, the Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Chamber of the Northern Poconos. The funding will be used for technology upgrades.

Ritz Company Playhouse Receives Grant

The Ritz Company Playhouse, located in Hawley, received a grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation. This grant will be used to assist with the costs for their summer production, “Suessical Jr.” Their “Ritz Bitz” project is in its sixteenth year and is open for children entering 1st-9th grades. It has given hundreds of kids […]

Wayne County Drug Prevention Task Force Receives Grant

The Wayne County Drug Prevention Task Force received a grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation. The grant will help continue their Narcan Workshops funding for the materials and the drug Naloxone that is in the kits. To date, the Task Force has trained and supplied 300 people with these life saving kits.

Community Foundation Support Roots ‘N Rhythm

Since 2006 Wayne County residents and visitors have enjoyed the Honesdale Roots ‘N Rhythm Music and Arts Festival held in June. The Wayne County Community Foundation, a long time supporter of the festival, is once again pleased to be able to support the efforts of their Board members and the over 200 volunteers who work […]

Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Receives Foundation Grant

The Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. With the grant, the Cancer Institute will provide Wayne County residents with one-on-one phone counselling/education about the importance of cancer screening. The target population for this effort is low-income uninsured and under insured Wayne County residents. The Mission of the Northeast […]

Wayne County Community Foundation Presents Grant to Greene-Dreher Historical Society

On March 28th the Wayne County Community Foundation presented a grant to t he Greene-Dreher Historical Society. The Grant will fund the complete redesign of the society’s website which waslaunched by a volunteer in 2006. With the redesign and enhanced search engine optimization, the historical society will reach a wider audience. Genealogists, researchers, local educators […]

Wayne County Community Foundation Funds Delaware Highlands Conservancy Project

On March 29th The Delaware Highlands Conservancy received a grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation. The grant will help support the 5th annual “Women and Their Woods” being held at the Highlights Retreat Facility in Boyd’s Mill, September 6-9. The initiative offers educational programs designed specifically for women landowners with the goals of cultivating […]

Lacawac Sanctuary Receives Foundation Grant

On March 29th, the Wayne County Community Foundation presented a grant to Lacawac Sanctuary. The funds from the grant will be used to build solar arrays at the Coulter Visitor Center to reduce energy expenses as well as teach the public about being better stewards of the planet through the use of solar energy.

Wayne County Community Foundation Supports Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed District

On March 29th the Wayne County Community Foundation presented a grant to the Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed District. The grant will fund the purchase new office equipment. The Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District is a non-profit organization working primarily in Wayne and Pike Counties to protect natural reasources and waterways that ultimately contribute to the quality […]

Wayne County Community Foundation Presents Grant for ‘BioBlitz

On March 29th, the Wayne County Community Foundation presented a grant in support of the Upper Delaware BioBlitz. The Upper Delaware BioBlitz was formed and held its first event in 2013. This year will mark the fourth BioBlitz it has organized in the region. The event will take place on June 29th and conclude the […]