The Defiance Area Foundation provides a vehicle to promote the philanthropic goals and heritage of the donors of Defiance County. By preserving and nurturing the growth of its assets, The Foundation strives to enhance and enrich the quality of life in the greater Defiance area. The Foundation’s mission is to encourage, through financial assistance, the starting or expansion of projects, causes, and programs that benefit a cross-section of area citizens.
Community foundations are the fastest growing form of philanthropy and are often the first to support new and emerging needs. The Defiance Area Foundation provides a means for addressing community problems and opportunities by maintaining a broad grant program available to charitable organizations in the Defiance County.