Welcome!

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

   Thursday, July 18th at 7pm                      Bryan High School

The community is invited to attend Dream Big…Live Big with Danny Wuerffel.  Meet Danny, the 1996 Heisman Trophy winner and currently the Executive Director of Desire Street Ministries.  Danny will share his inspirational story, woven with life-shaping football experiences and faith.  Check out the video below to learn more about Danny.

A Heisman All-Ball, donated by Danny and signed by 19 Heisman Trophy winners, will be raffled at the event.  The proceeds will benefit the Bryan Youth Activity Fund which benefits Bryan youth sports activities.  Tickets are $5 each, 6 for $25 or 25 for $100 and are available at the Foundation office.

Danny Wuerffel Event Flyer

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Next PIP Meeting Dates:

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

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

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DREAM LAUNCHER GRANTS FULLY AWARDED!

To celebrate the Foundation’s 50th Anniversary in 2019, the Foundation allocated $50,000 for the Dream Launcher Grant Program.  Due to the overwhelming success of this special anniversary grant program the funds allotted have now all been awarded.  Congratulations to the 25 area nonprofits organizations who received funding to launch a dream project/program that will enhance our community for years to come!

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Bryan Area Foundation

PIP SMILES! Giving with purpose is guaranteed to make you smile!

Join a group of awesome women who are inspiring change....be warned it might just make you SMILE!!

Next Meeting: Tuesday, July 30th at 7pm at the Bryan Moose
Guests are always welcome!
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“Meet YOUR Foundation” - "I loved growing up in Bryan, returning after college and marriage to my BHS and OSU sweetheart to live and raise our family. That was a few years after Bryan Area Foundation was founded by some true visionary leaders who were my early role models for community service. After years of other volunteer work, I was asked to be a part of this “force for good” which exemplified the best way I could imagine to give back to my community. For 21 years, BAF has remained my passion and I love to advocate for and dream about new ways we can grow and serve the Bryan area". Julie became a Foundation member in 1997 and has served on numerous committees along with serving as chairman from 2008-2010. ... See MoreSee Less

“Meet YOUR Foundation” - I loved growing up in Bryan, returning after college and marriage to my BHS and OSU sweetheart to live and raise our family. That was a few years after Bryan Area Foundation was founded by some true visionary leaders who were my early role models for community service.  After years of other volunteer work, I was asked to be a part of this “force for good” which exemplified the best way I could imagine to give back to my community. For 21 years, BAF has remained my passion and I love to advocate for and dream about new ways we can grow and serve the Bryan area.  Julie became a Foundation member in 1997 and has served on numerous committees along with serving as chairman from 2008-2010.

 

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Congratulations, Julie Brown!! You are such an inspiration and great example for others!

She is such a great lady!

Wonderful member! Love that you continue to advocate for Bryan!

Such a kind lady!

Our entire family has been blessed by this amazing lady, neighbor and friend! Such a giving spirit and servant heart!

Thank you, Julie!

Wonderful member! Love that you continue to advocate for Bryan!

SOOOO much love for Julie! Bryan is better because of her. <3

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