Our Family Tree
Learn about the generous donors who have established charitable funds through Stark Community Foundation.
Nonprofit Holiday Giving Guide
If you would like to support your community this holiday season but aren't sure how, Stark Community Foundation can help. Our Nonprofit Holiday Giving Guide is a curated list of year-end needs of 10 local nonprofits serving our community.
A caring and faithful legacy
From an early age, Robert James “BJ” Murphy was a community champion. The Stark County native graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1997 and earned a bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College and Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University.
Changing Babies Changes Lives
The all-volunteer nonprofit Stark County Diaper Bank collects, stores, repackages and distributes free diapers to families in times of need through a network of community food pantries, family service agencies and faith-based organizations.
New Funds Added to Our Family Tree - Winter 2022
Five charitable funds were established through Stark Community Foundation from July 1 through September 30, 2022.
Local Holiday Traditions
Learn about meaningful traditions enjoyed by local families and organizations this time of year.
2022 Year-End Giving
With the end of 2022 fast approaching, here are 5 ways to make a meaningful impact with your year-end giving.
Community News - Winter 2022
Stay up to date with our community's latest news.
North Canton chiropractor helps veterans
North Canton chiropractor Dr. Timothy Novelli created The Patriot Project to make chiropractic care readily available to service members nationwide through an all-volunteer network of doctors across the country.
The Heart of Stark: Mount Union students fight food insecurity with trick-or-treat
or the 11th year, students from University of Mount Union have celebrated Halloween by collecting donations from the community for Alliance Community Pantry. This year, 2,670 pounds of food were collected during the Trick-or-Treat for Canned Goods event.
Funding and Fighting Child Poverty with a New Perspective
Valuable lessons have been learned in the infancy of Protecting Stark’s Future, a Stark Community Foundation-led initiative to support collaborative, community-based solutions to reduce child poverty at the neighborhood level.
100 years of providing loans for deserving students
This month, the Canton Student Loan Foundation is celebrating 100 years of assisting Stark County graduates with school expenses. More than $42 million has been extended to support 6,288 students since its inception.
Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health addresses athlete mental health
Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health is partnering with Stark County graduate Dr. Steve Graef, a Columbus-based sports psychologist and performance coach, to guide local coaches, athletes and parents in monitoring student-athlete mental health.