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Happy New Year from the Wayne County Foundation!
Congratulations to our 2021 Lilly Scholars! 
Congratulations to Alexis Worl (Lincoln High School) and Michael Davis (Centerville High School) for being named Wayne County's 2021 Lilly Scholars! Alexis plans to enroll at Butler University in the fall to study psychology. Michael has expressed interest in studying aeronautical engineering technology at Purdue University.  Foundation staff were able to surprise the winners at their schools on December 14, 2020.
 
The 2020 Challenge Match results are in...

"Our community is incredibly generous. Thank you to the participating organizations, our Match Partners, the media outlets that helped promote the program, and especially all of the donors who gave so generously... They make it all possible.”
 
-Rebecca Gilliam
WCF Executive Director 
Foundation Granted Over $2.25 Million in 2020
In keeping step with our founding goal to meet our community's ever-changing needs, the Wayne County Foundation is incredibly proud to announce that $2,258,787.73 was granted to enhance the vitality and quality of life in Wayne County during 2020. 
 
ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)!
 
Foundation Executive Director Rebecca Gilliam was the guest star on a recent episode of Whitewater Community Television's Wayne County Connection!  She offered insight on the Foundation's role in the community as well as what's in store for 2021.
 
New Year’s Resolutions
 
Did your New Year’s Resolution include reviewing your estate plans?
 
Now is a good time to check the beneficiary designations on your life insurance policies and retirement accounts.  Family situations to change and it is easy to forget about the corresponding revisions to your policies and accounts.

And, if you’re considering including support for your charitable interests in your estate plans, we can provide information on tax-smart ways to structure gifts from qualified retirement accounts, with life insurance, or by bequest.
Unrestricted funds enable us to quickly respond to the immediate needs of the community and support future focused projects that will help our community thrive. 

In 2020 alone, the Foundation was able to grant over $2.25 million to our community because of the generosity of our donors. Please know that your contribution helps the Foundation meet our community's ever-changing needs.
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Richmond, Indiana 47374

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