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Meet YOUR Match! 

 In celebration of FOUNDATION WEEK, the Bryan Area Foundation is kicking-off a 25% match for donations to any new or existing Community Fund!

Community Funds allow the Foundation the ability to meet the most emerging needs of our community now and for generations to come.

The minimum to establish a Community Fund is $5,000.  During the Meet YOUR Match Campaign, when you donate $4,000, the Foundation will match your gift 25% ($1,000) to establish a fully funded Named Community Fund!  You may also build your fund over time.

For more information on the 25% Meet YOUR Match Campaign call Amy at 419-633-1156.

The 25% Meet YOUR Match Campaign has been EXTENDED until June 30, 2021 or until the allocated $50,000 has been exhausted.

Donate Now!



2021 PIP Meeting Dates:

Monday, January 25, 2021 by Email Vote 

Thursday, April 29, 2021 by Email Vote 

Thursday, July 29, 2021 –  In-Person at the Fountain City Amphitheater

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 


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


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 $13.4 million to worthy community projects and scholarships that enhance the communities and residents we serve.

CLICK HERE to view our commemorative 50th anniversary publication! 

Bryan Area Foundation

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The Bryan Area Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all citizens of our area now and for generations to come.

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