Wayne County, Indiana, Foundation, Inc.

aka Wayne County Foundation   |   Richmond, IN   |  www.waynecountyfoundation.org

Mission

The Wayne County Foundation exists to foster and encourage private philanthropic giving, enhance the spirit of community and improve the quality of life in the Wayne County, Indiana area now and for future generations. The Foundation will: Be responsible stewards of contributed assets and its governing instruments. Champion private giving for the public good of Wayne County. Provide a flexible, efficient and lasting way for donors to accomplish their philanthropic goals. Make grants and provide counsel that will significantly impact recipients and address community needs. Encourage collaboration and cooperation among funders and service providers. Serve as a catalyst when Foundation leadership is necessary to focus attention on critical needs in Wayne County.

Ruling year info

1979

Executive Director

Mrs. Rebecca Gilliam

Main address

33 South 7th Street

Richmond, IN 47374 USA

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EIN

35-1406033

NTEE code info

Community Foundations (T31)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Grant Programs

The Foundation is a grant-making organization responding to applications from qualified charities and community organizations from Wayne County, Indiana.
In addition, designated funds support a number of specific charities in Wayne County, Indiana.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Accreditations

Council on Foundations Accredited

Council on Foundations National Standards 2007

Council on Foundations National Standards 2012

Council on Foundations National Standards 2018

Awards

Outstanding Foundation 2015

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Financials

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Wayne County, Indiana, Foundation, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 5/18/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mr. Brad Bowman

Bowman & Thalls Insurance, Inc.

Term: 2013 - 2021


Board co-chair

Mr. David Rodgers

Rodgers Broadcasting

Term: 2013 - 2022

Susan Isaacs

Wayne Township Trustee-Wayne County, IN

Eileen Baker-Wall

Richmond Community Schools, Retired

Chad Bolser

Ivy Tech Community College

Garry Kleer

First Bank Richmond, N.A.

Valerie Shaffer

EDC of Wayne County Indiana

Kathy Cruz-Uribe

Indiana University East

Ray Ontko

Doxpop

Chris Knight

Reid Health

Brenda McLane

Hometown Media Group

Kevin Handley

Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center

Eric Marsh

Whitewater Community Television

Avis Stewart

Former Senior Administrator, Earlham College

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 05/18/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female

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Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

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Disability

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