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October 21, 2016
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Bryant Memorial Fund accepting grant applications

HONESDALE, PA — The Michael J. Bryant Memorial Fund will award grant monies, totaling $1,850, to people with physical or developmental disabilities this spring. Established in June 2008, the Memorial Fund continues to grow and is administered by the Wayne County Community Foundation (WCCF).

During his life, Bryant overcame many problems caused by developmental disabilities, giving him a special sensitivity to people who had such needs. He also was devoted to his community, volunteering his time to the local fire company.

The purpose of this fund is to assist Wayne County citizens with special needs or developmental disabilities acquire goods and/or services desirable or necessary to maximize their potential. Organizations can nominate individuals by filling out the grant application and noting the specific need and associated costs.

Return completed applications to the WCCF office by Friday, April 18. Grant applications are available upon request or can be downloaded from (go to the section on “Grantmaking” then “Grant Guidelines-General”). For more information call 570/499-4299 or email