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“I am extremely grateful and thankful for the scholarships I received through the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation. I was blessed with multiple scholarships that will help me to pursue Mechanical Engineering at Ohio Northern University!”

Alexandria Daum, Recipient of a Jason Strauser Scholarship, a VFW Post #8445 Scholarship and a Wapakoneta Community Scholarship

“I am blessed to have been awarded a scholarship through the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation that will help me further my education at Xavier University majoring in Nursing.”

Sarah Parker, Recipient of the Merle & Opal Miller Scholarship

“I am thankful for the scholarships awarded to me through the Wapakoneta Area Foundation. I plan to use them towards my education at The Ohio State University where I will be majoring in chemical engineering.”

Paige Schneider, Recipient of the Jesse Doseck Scholarship and a Wapakoneta Community Scholarship

“I am beyond thankful for the scholarships awarded to me through the Wapakoneta Area Foundation. I plan to use them towards my schooling at Bowling Green State University, where I will be majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders to later become a Speech Language Pathologist!”

Haven Swink, Recipient of a Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8445 Scholarship, a AmVets Post #333 Scholarship and a Wapakoneta Community Scholarship

“I am so thankful for the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation awarding me with this scholarship and aiding me in continuing my journey in Physical Therapy at the The University of Findlay. We are so lucky to have this amazing foundation in our community that so willingly helps others in pursuing their dreams.”

Megan Fisher, Recipient of a Deb A. Kleinhenz Scholarship

“I am very grateful for the scholarships I was awarded through the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation. They will help me greatly as I major in crime and justice studies with a minor in religion at Wright State University main campus this fall.”

Jesse McKenzie, Recipient of the Jason Strauser Scholarship, a Wapakoneta Community Scholarship and the Jerry Mason Memorial American Legion Scholarship.

“I am extremely grateful for the scholarships I have received from the Wapak Community Foundation! With the help of these scholarships, I will be attending Liberty University majoring in Biomedical Sciences and Global Studies. I hope to become a Physician and be involved in medical missions.”

Alyssa Watt, Recipient of a Wapakoneta Eagles Aerie #691 Scholarship and a Deb A. Kleinhenz Scholarship

“I am planning on attending Miami University this fall to major in Political Science. I am very excited to continue my education here, and I am thankful that the Wapak Community Fund Scholarships are helping making it possible.”

Lauren Doll, Recipient of a Wapakoneta Eagles Aerie 691 Scholarship, the First National Bank Academic Team Scholarship, a Wapakoneta Community Scholarship and a Ben Stoll Heart Scholarship

“I am incredibly grateful for being awarded a scholarship from the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation. Their generosity over the last few years has allowed me to pursue my highest academic goals. Thanks to the scholarships, I have been able to attend my dream school, The Ohio State University in Columbus, and am currently applying to dental school. I hope to one day give back to the community as this wonderful organization does.”

Lauren Place, Recipient of a Deborah A Kleinhenz Scholarship

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Mission:
To improve the quality of life in the Wapakoneta Area through organized philanthropy by:
Providing leadership and acting as a catalyst in identifying and addressing evolving community needs.
Distributing grants for charitable purposes in the areas of health, economic development, basic human needs, education, cultural activities, environment, and community services.
Assist donors in creating funds to meet emerging community needs and distribute proceeds in accordance with the donor’s intent.
Prudently manage the Foundation’s resources to achieve the maximum benefit for the Wapakoneta area in perpetuity.

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Contact Info:

Tax ID #: #34-1615229

Robert L. Askins
Executive Director

PO Box 1957
103 S. Blackhoof
Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895

PH: 419-739-9223
Fax: 419-739-9220

raskinswacf@bright.net

Grant applicants please click here to fill out an application.

How to Donate
To make a donation to the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation please make your check out to the W.A.C.F. and indicate on the memo line the fund you would like the donation directed towards. If no fund is indicated, the donation will be directed to the Community Administration Fund.
If your donation is for a memorial, please make the check out to the W.A.C.F. and indicate the person(s) name on the memo line of the check.
All donations should be mailed to:
Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation
P. O. Box 1957
Wapakoneta, OH 45895