Michael Bryant Memorial Fund Awards Grant

Recently, The Michael Bryant Memorial Fund awarded a grant to Susan McDermott of the Wayne Highlands Middle School. The grant will be used in physical education classes with students grades 6-8 having developmental disabilities. The funds will be used to purchase special, adaptive equipment for the students to use.

Wayne County Community Foundation Presents Scholarships

On June, 19, the Wayne County Community Foundation held its annual Scholarship Program. Cody Novobilski, a Honesdale High School Graduate, received the Jeri Bigart Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $3000. The Scholarship was established by the late, Eugene Bigart. Cody is the son of Pam and Barry Novobilski. He will attend Pennsylvania College of […]

William Schwarz Memorial Fund Awards Scholarship

The William Schwarz Memorial Fund recently presented a $5000 Scholarship to Zachary Murray. The Dime Bank, in association with the Wayne County Community Foundation, established the scholarship in memory of William “Bill” Schwarz who was one of the owners to Schwarz Buick /GMC and the President of the Dime Bank’s Board of Directors. The Scholarship […]

Wayne County Bar Association Presents Scholarship

The Wayne County Bar Association in cooperation with the Wayne County Community Foundation recently presented its annual $1000 scholarship to a Wayne County resident graduate entering the field of pre-law or criminal justice. This year’s recipient is Kurt Dietrich. Kurt is a graduate of Western Wayne High School and the jone of Jeanice and Kurt […]

Wayne County Communty Foundatin Supports Red Cross

A donation to the American Red Cross, Eastern PA, was made by the Wayne County Community Foundation.  The contribution will assist in the cost of disaster relief including food, clothing, shelter, and other recovery needs for families in Wayne County.

Wayne County Community Foundation Funds Seelyville FD Grant

Recently, the Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Seelyville Fire Company.  The grant was awarded by way of the Foundations “First Responders Fund.”  Established in 2015, the First Responders Fund was a joint effort with the Villaume Foundation.  The Seelyville Fire Company will use the grant to update its electronics and communications […]

Wayne County Community Foundation Supports Honesdale River Project

A grant in the amount of $5,000 was recently presented to the Honesdale River Project.  More formally know as, the Wayne & Pike Waterways, the organization is proceeding with a feasibility study/master plan for the scope of the project.  The intended goal is to work toward an interconnected river tail system from Honesdale to Hawley. […]

Wayne County Community Foundation Youth Advisory Committee Presents Grant to Robert D. Wilson Elementary

The Wayne County Community Foundation’s, Youth Advisor Committee presented a grant to the students at the Robert D. Wilson Elementary School for purchase of kits to aid the study of the life cycle of butterflies.  Cross-curricular connections will be made between science and writing

Wayne County Foundation joins AmazonSmile

Want to help easily support the Wayne County Community Foundation?  Join “AmazonSmile.”AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way to support us….every time you shop on Amazon, at no cost to you.  When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the same prices, selections and shipping options as the regular Amazon.com with the added bonus that Amazon […]

Wallenpaupack High School Players Receive Community Foundation Grant

The Wayne County Community Foundation Youth Advisory Committee recently presented a grant to the Wallenpaupack Area High School Players.  The grant will be used to purchase headsets to enhance theater production of the school’s drama club.