Apply for a Grant

Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation now has two open time periods for grant candidates to complete the application process.
First Application Period Applications accepted May 15 to June 15 with awards announced the first week of October.
Second Application Period Applications accepted November 1 to November 30 with awards announced the last 2 weeks of March.

Grant applicants please click here to fill out an application.

Contact Information:

Robert L. Askins
Executive Director

Tax ID #: #34-1615229

PO Box 1957
103 S. Blackhoof
Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895

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

raskinswacf@bright.net

Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation Grants Awarded in 2019

Foundation Community Fund
Wapakoneta Post Prom – $1,000
Wapakoneta Family YMCA Annual Campaign – $1,000
Wapakoneta Family YMCA Fun for Generations – $6,250
Auglaize County Public District Library (Wapakoneta) – $3,125
Wapakoneta Sister Cities Program – $1,500
Riverside Art Center – $3,000

Wapakoneta Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 691 – Park Fund
none

Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation Grants Awarded in 2016-2018

2018

4-H Camp Palmer – $1,000
Sister Cities of Wapakoneta – $1000
Wapakoneta Family YMCA – Annual Support Campaign – $1,000
Wapakoneta Post Prom Committee – Post Prom Safety – $1,000
Auglaize County District Public Library – Wapak Branch Renovation – $12,500
Wapakoneta Family YMCA – Fun for All Generations Project – $25,000
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Mercer, Auglaize, & Van Wert Counties – School Lunch Mentoring Program – $1,000
Miracle Meal Program – Annual Holiday Meal Assistance -$1,000
Wapakoneta High School English Department – Great Lakes Theater Festival – $1,850
Mercy Unlimited Inc. – Purchase of a new pallet lift – $2,000
Lima Symphony Orchestra – Mozart by Candlelight concert – $2,500
Riverside Art Center – Purchase of a network security system – $2,569
Children’s Hometown Holiday – Annual downtown holiday event assistance – $3,500
Armstrong Air & Space Museum Association – Purchase of a 3D Printer & Scanner – $9,500

Wapakoneta Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 691 – Park Fund
City of Wapakoneta Veterans Park – Assist with the resealing of the walking/running path – $2,000
City of Wapakoneta Water Park – Purchase of new chairs – $1,500
Uniopolis Veterans Park – Park concession stand improvement – $1,500
Wapakoneta City Schools – Assist with placement of rubber surface on the WES playground – $6,000

2017

Wapakoneta Family YMCA – Annual Support Campaign – $1,000
Wapakoneta Post Prom Committee – Post Prom Safety – $1,000
Auglaize County Historical Society – Heritage Tourism Program – $1,000
Auglaize County Historical Society – Collections Management – $1,000
Lima Symphony Orchestra – Baroque by Candlelight – $1,000
Children’s Hometown Holiday – Event expenses – $2,500
Joint Township District Memorial Hospital – Grand Health Challenge – $1,000
Wapakoneta High School English Dept. – Great Lakes Theater Festival – $1,300
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Auglaize, Mercer & Van Wert Counties – $2,000
The Equestrian Therapy Program – $1,000
The Miracle Meal Program – $1,000

2016

The Equestrian Therapy Program  – $500
Big Brother and Big Sisters of Mercer and Auglaize Counties – $1,000
Loaves of Fishes Program – $1,000
Wapakoneta Family YMCA – $5,000
Riverside Art Center – $1,000
Young Farmers Organization – 5,000
Wapakoneta Post Prom Committee – $1,000
Wapakoneta Family YMCA Annual Scholarship Campaign – $1,000

“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.”

Calvin Coolidge