Our Family Tree
Learn about the generous donors who have established charitable funds through Stark Community Foundation.
Student-fun Falcon Factory spreads Fairless school spirit
The Falcon Factory at Fairless High School is a student-run spirit shop that gives 9-12 grade students with disabilities hands-on experience running a business and developing employable skills.
New Funds Added to Our Family Tree - Spring 2023
24 charitable funds were established through Stark Community Foundation from October 1 through December 31, 2022.
Coffee with a purpose
For Whole Latte Love Café, January 2023 marked one year of serving coffee, celebrating diversity and empowering people with disabilities.
Bluecoats return to Stark County for training camp
The world-champion Bluecoats Drum & Bugle Corps recently announced the relocation of its annual spring training to be held over the summer at the University of Mount Union in Alliance.
Local Artist Receives Excellence Award from Ohio Arts Council
Artist Diane Belfiglio was chosen as one of 75 Ohio artists — and the only in Stark County — to receive a 2023 Individual Excellence Award from Ohio Arts Council.
5 Scholarship Application Tips
Here are 5 tips to keep in mind when completing your Stark Community Foundation scholarship application.
Akron-Canton Airport program supports passengers with hidden disabilities
The Akron-Canton Airport has launched a new initiative called The Sunflower Program that makes the airport experience more accommodating for travelers with hidden disabilities.
Louisville Middle School teacher receives Amazing Teaching Award
When Louisville Middle School intervention specialist Chelsea Ball was recently awarded the Amazing Teaching Award and its monthly national prize, she was not expecting the recognition.
North Canton Public Library provides home delivery for new parents
Through the North Canton Public Library’s new Special Delivery Program, residents of the North Canton City School District with a new child in their home can request books, DVDs and other library materials for older siblings, the new child or themselves.
McKinley Senior High engineering class makes musical dreams come true
It was a welcome challenge when guitar teacher reached out to the class with an unusual request: Could the pre-engineering students use the 3D printer to develop a custom assistive device to help a student with cerebral palsy play the guitar?
Canton's Golden Key Center renovation and expansion moving ahead
The Golden Key Center for Exceptional Children is well on its way to serving more local students with special needs by undergoing a $2.5 million renovation and expansion.
A Community Christmas gifts joy
A Community Christmas is a staple in Stark County each December, providing holiday joy for local families in need. This year, more than 1,300 people had a brighter season because of the organization’s programs and donations from our community.