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The Bryan Area Foundation and its affiliate Foundations, Edon, Montpelier and Millcreek-West Unity, are dedicated to improving and enriching life in Williams County by connecting people, good ideas, real needs and charitable resources. Amazing things can happen when all of us join together for the common good… Towns and neighborhoods thrive… Community pride swells… Schools are enriched… Kids discover new possibilities… The arts are celebrated and lives are changed for the better!

Since 1969, the Foundation has contributed over $11.4 million to worthy community projects and scholarships that enhance the communities and residents we serve.

News & Events

  

SEEKING NOMINATIONS 

Good Citizen Award!

This prestigious award is presented annually to one of Bryan’s outstanding Citizens.

Check out the criteria and previous recipients on the nomination form.

Good Citizen Nomination Form

The deadline for nominations is

February 1, 2019

NEW GRANT OPPORTUNITY!

To celebrate the Foundation’s 50th Anniversary in 2019, the Foundation has allocated $50,000 for the Dream Launcher Grant Program.  Nonprofits operating programs that benefit Williams County residents are eligible.  Dream Launcher Grants will range between $1,000 and $2,500.  Click on the instructions for more information.

Dream Launcher Instructions

Dream Launcher Application

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Next PIP Meeting Dates:

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

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Bryan Moose Lodge

7:00–7:30 pm – Social Time

7:30-8:30 pm – Meeting

                                                                                                                                 Membership Form

Click here to learn more about the Women’s Giving Circle! 

What's YOUR Super Power?

If you are a member of Power in the Purse (PIP) then you already know all about Super Powers! The Super Power of PIP is the POWER of collective giving. In a short three years, PIP members have given over $72,000 to area nonprofits....that's SUPER!!

We invite you to join us in making 2019 the year of PIP POWER! The next meeting is scheduled on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7pm at the Bryan Moose. Come learn about the needs in the community.....and try out YOUR Super Powers!

Guests are always welcome! For more information message or call 419-633-1156.
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Whats YOUR Super Power?  

If you are a member of Power in the Purse (PIP) then you already know all about Super Powers!  The Super Power of PIP is the POWER of collective giving.  In a short three  years, PIP members have given over $72,000 to area nonprofits....thats SUPER!!

We invite you to join us in making 2019 the year of PIP POWER!  The next meeting is scheduled on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7pm at the Bryan Moose.  Come learn about the needs in the community.....and try out YOUR Super Powers!

Guests are always welcome! For more information message or call 419-633-1156.

 

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Yes we have super power ! And would love for others to share that with us!

Seeking Good Citizen Nominations for 2019!

Do you know someone who has served the Bryan community and has made at least one outstanding accomplishment? If so, please consider nominating them for the Good Citizen Award for 2019.

The nomination criteria and past nominees are listed on the nomination form which can be found at bryanareafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2019-Nomination-Form-Good-Citizen-.pdf

The DEADLINE is February 1, 2019. Please drop off the form at the Foundation office or mail to PO Box 651, Bryan.

*Honored last year at the Jubilee Parade is George Gardner, the 2018 Good Citizen and his wife Robin.
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Seeking Good Citizen Nominations for 2019!

Do you know someone who has served the Bryan community and has made at least one outstanding accomplishment?  If so, please consider nominating them for the Good Citizen Award for 2019.  

The nomination criteria and past nominees are listed on the nomination form which can be found at http://bryanareafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2019-Nomination-Form-Good-Citizen-.pdf

The DEADLINE is February 1, 2019. Please drop off the form at the Foundation office or mail to PO Box 651, Bryan.

*Honored last year at the Jubilee Parade is George Gardner, the 2018 Good Citizen and his wife Robin.

Not all New Year's goals are hard to keep!

All women in Williams County are invited to join Power in the Purse. In as little as ONE hour, FOUR times a year, PIP members come together to collectively make a positive impact in our community. In three short years, PIP has given over $72,000 to nonprofits serving Williams County. Together....we can do GREAT things!

Please join us on Thursday, January 31st at 7pm at the Bryan Moose. Hope to see you there!
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Not all New Years goals are hard to keep!

All women in Williams County are invited to join Power in the Purse.  In as little as ONE hour, FOUR times a year, PIP members come together to collectively make a positive impact in our community.  In three short years, PIP has given over $72,000 to nonprofits serving Williams County.  Together....we can do GREAT things!

Please join us on Thursday, January 31st at 7pm at the Bryan Moose.  Hope to see you there!