Wayne Area Legacy Fund

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The Wayne Area Legacy Fund is dedicated to building an endowment that will grow and provide funding for generations to come. An endowment is like a permanent community savings account in that only a portion of the investment earnings are used for grantmaking. This means your gift grows year after year.

Vision

The Wayne area is a progressive place where people of all ages live, work and play. We foster collaborative relationships between education, agriculture, healthcare, and commerce to promote a bright, fun, prosperous future.

Mission

To inspire generosity, invest resources, identify the anticipated needs, and involve everyone in the betterment of the Wayne area.

Values

Leadership
Excellence in All We Do
Good Stewardship
Accessibility
Collaboration
Yearning for Improvement

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Accounts

  • General Account

    An account used by the local Fund Advisory Committee to support and maintain the affiliated fund’s activities within the community.

  • Majestic Theatre Project Account

    The purpose of this account is to help raise funds to support renovations and enhancements to the Majestic Theatre including feasibility studies; architectural, design and engineering costs; construction costs; furnishings and equipment.

  • Unrestricted Endowment

    An endowment whose assets are invested to generate an ongoing source of income year after year. Investment earnings from the endowment are used to support community improvements and programs, as designated by the Fund Advisory Committee, now and into the future.

  • Wayne County Historical Society Endowment Account

    An endowment to support the Wayne County Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) organization and its activities including: the preservation and maintenance of the Wayne County Historical Society Museum, commonly referred to as the Ley House; the acquisition and preservation of artifacts related to Wayne County; and educational activities relating to the history of Wayne County.

Fund Details

  • Opened: January 2000
  • Related Towns: Wayne
  • Related Counties: Wayne

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