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It is because of thoughtful and generous individuals, families and businesses that Stark Community Foundation and its family of donors are able to strengthen and impact our local community through grantmaking. Organizations eligible to apply for funding include: tax-exempt private agencies, 501(c)(3) organizations (that are recognized as public charities) and government entities located within Stark County or directly benefiting Stark County. The Foundation does not award grants to individuals except through scholarship funds.

Research our grant opportunities below. Click on each opportunity for detailed information about eligibility requirements and application instructions.

Grant Area

Deadline Date

Decision Month

Community Responsive Grants
If your organization’s need is related to COVID-19, please apply for a Community Responsive Grant.
Open 8-10 weeks (on average) after applying
Protecting Stark’s FutureJuly 01, 2022 August 2022
SummerTime KidsMarch 11, 2022 April 2022
Neighborhood Partnership Grant (Alliance)April 01, 2022 May 2022
Neighborhood Partnership Grant (Canton)April 01, 2022 May 2022
Neighborhood Partnership Grant (Massillon)April 01, 2022 May 2022
Focused Funding
Craig Covey LGBT and Diversity Pride FundOpen
Carroll County Foundation Winter Grant CycleJanuary 14, 2022 February 2022
Massillon Community Charitable FundFebruary 21, 2022 April 2022
Health Foundation of Greater Massillon Spring Grant CycleFebruary 28, 2022 May 2022
Carroll County Foundation Spring Grant CycleApril 15, 2022 May 2022
The Henry and Louise Timken Foundation May 06, 2022 June 2022
Carroll County Foundation Summer Grant CycleJuly 15, 2022 August 2022
Health Foundation of Greater Massillon Fall Grant CycleAugust 31, 2022 October 2022
The William and Minnette Goldsmith Foundation September 02, 2022 November 2022
Carroll County Foundation Fall Grant CycleOctober 14, 2022 November 2022
The Women's FundOctober 14, 2021 January 2022


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