Our Family Tree
Learn about the generous donors who have established charitable funds through Stark Community Foundation.
As your community foundation with a deep understanding of nonprofits, our philanthropic and local knowledge is at your service. Through a variety of educational and funding opportunities, you can learn more about our community's greatest needs and ways to respond to those needs.
Serve on our SummerTime Kids Committee and review grant applications from local organizations interested in offering imaginative and unique summer programs for area children. Collectively, the committee evaluates these applications and decides which organizations in our community receive summertime funding.
Partners in Giving
Learn more about the issues facing area organizations by taking a look at every grant proposal received through the Foundation's competitive grant process. Throughout the year, local organizations apply for funding for a specific project or initiative they are looking to implement, and we share these proposals with our fundholders. By reviewing these proposals as part of our Partners in Giving program, you will see grantmaking through the eyes of the Foundation and have the opportunity to co-invest with us to make these projects and initiatives a reality.
Immediate Impact Alerts
Find out all the need-to-know information about urgent needs in our community and how you can effectively and immediately respond. Immediate Impact Alerts are sent via email to donors when critical needs arise in our community, allowing you to learn, give and make a difference.
Publications and Emails
Stay informed of the latest news about local nonprofits, grants, stories and how to make an impact in our community by reading our publications and email updates.
Events + Seminars
Attend social gatherings and various events throughout the year that are designed to provide ongoing education for donors, with topics ranging from multi-generational giving and strategic philanthropy to community conversations and forums.
Straight from Stark Videos
Hear directly from local leaders about how organizations are making a difference in our community through a video series called Straight from Stark. Visit our YouTube channel to watch now.
Learn more about current community needs and solutions by attending site visits to area organizations. By taking a behind-the-scenes tour, you can learn more about the organization's mission, programs and services, impact, finances, staff and more.
To learn about nonprofits serving Stark County, check out United Way of Greater Stark County’s 2-1-1 Resource Database. While this resource is intended to connect people in need with critical services in our community, it’s a great place to expand your knowledge of the nonprofit community.
Tools to Guide Your Giving