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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 10 million to worthy community projects and scholarships that enhance the communities and residents we serve.

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Next PIP Meeting:

Thursday, April 26, 2018

7:00 pm – Bryan Moose Lodge

                                                                                                                                 Membership Form

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

Seeking nominations for the
2018 Outstanding Educator!

This prestigious award, endowed through the Foundation by the Benedict Family, in memory of Greg Benedict, is presented annually to one of Bryan’s outstanding educators.

The criteria and past recipients are listed on the nomination form.

Click here for the nomination form.

The nomination deadline is March 15, 2018.

Please submit the nomination to the Foundation office at 110 S. Walnut St. Bryan
or mail to PO Box 651, Bryan, Ohio 43506.


2020 Logo Final

Project 2020 challenges the community to envision the possibilities and actively engage in submitting ideas that will make a measurable difference and bring value to our community. 

What project do YOU think would benefit our community now and for generations to come?


Submit applications by February 28, 2018.

For more information click here.

Project 2020 Idea Application


Project 2020 Idea Applications are still being accepted until February 28, 2018. What project would bring value to our community....or meet a special need?

Make the impossible possible by submitting YOUR BIG IDEA today!

To learn more about Project 2020 and how to submit a Project 2020 Idea Application you may call the Bryan Area Foundation at 419-633-1156 or visit bryanareafoundation.org/2020-club/

The deadline for idea submissions is February 28, 2018.
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Happy Presidents Day! In observance of President's Day, the Foundation office will be closed on Monday, February 19th. The office will re-open on Tuesday, February 2oth at 9am. ... See MoreSee Less

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Spread the WORD....It's time to renew your PIP membership.... or join us for the first time!

PIP invites all women in Williams County to join us in making a difference in our communities. The more members the greater our impact will be...together we can do GREAT things! !

PIP's goal for 2018 is to engage 125 women and 10 corporate sponsors to support the community through PIP. Currently 94 women and 6 sponsors have joined PIP this year..... so we are well on our way to reaching our goal!
To learn how you can become a PIP member call 419-633-1156.

2018 PIP meeting dates are:
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Monday, July 30, 2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

*PIP meets at 7pm at the Bryan Moose*
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