Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Wyoming Foundation

Grants Process Opens April 2, 2018

The Wyoming Foundation grants process opens on April 2, 2018. Click here to learn more and submit an application.


The Wyoming Foundation was established in 1974 by Dr. James MacCallum as a means to improve the quality of life in Wyoming County. Since 1977, the Wyoming Foundation has actively supported a wide variety of cultural, educational and human services organizations.

In 2007, we joined forces with the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo in order to expand our capacity and philanthropic scope and better serve the residents of our area.

As a result of this partnership, the dedicated volunteer leaders of the Wyoming Foundation will be able to concentrate on responding to the current and emerging needs of Wyoming County. What’s more, we will have the opportunity to tap the Community Foundation's expertise and significant resources.

Originally an important source of funding for the Wyoming County Hospital, the Wyoming Foundation expanded its scope to provide support for the community’s general needs in the late 1980’s. Its $1.6 million endowment, built by gifts and bequests from numerous individuals and groups has most recently provided grants to Literacy Volunteers, Beaver Meadow Audubon Center and libraries in Warsaw and Perry. Its largest fund, the Mark E. Strome Scholarship Fund provides educational support to students in the Warsaw Central Schools.


For more information, please contact the Wyoming Foundation by email at or call (585) 285-4135.

Wyoming Foundation Council:

Scott Gardner

Anne Conable
Vice Chair

Meghan Lawton

Eric Szucs

Dave Almeter

Barbara Dominesey

Joan Mokdessi
Silver Springs

Linda Purdy

Allan Smith

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