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The Women's Fund Awards Over $18,000 to Local Nonprofits

The Women's Fund Awards Over $18,000 to Local Nonprofits

Date: March 25, 2019

Thanks to the generosity of many individuals, families and businesses in our community, The Women's Fund of Stark Community Foundation recently awarded over $18,000 in grants to Stark County nonprofits to assist local underserved women and children. This year’s grant recipients include: Canton Calvary Mission $3,000 to support CAPS (Calvary after-school program) for children in kindergarten through high school. The program provides healthy snacks, enrichment activities, one-on-one tutoring and graduation action plans. Funds will be used for... Continue Reading

SummerTime Kids Grant Proposals Due Friday

SummerTime Kids Grant Proposals Due Friday

Date: March 4, 2019

Stark Community Foundation is accepting grant proposals for its SummerTime Kids initiative from now until March 8 at 4:30 p.m. SummerTime Kids provides grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to be used for imaginative and unique summer programs with an emphasis on character and education. Guided by a volunteer committee and Foundation staff, SummerTime Kids awarded over $70,000 last year to fund a myriad of programs including trips to the zoo, day camps and art and... Continue Reading

Health Foundation of Greater Massillon Seeks Grant Proposals

Health Foundation of Greater Massillon Seeks Grant Proposals

Date: February 15, 2019

Health Foundation of Greater Massillon (HFGM), a supporting foundation of Stark Community Foundation, is accepting grant proposals for its spring grant cycle. The deadline to submit proposals is Thursday, February 28 at 4:30 p.m. Grant applicants must be a 501(c)(3) organization, school, church or government entity in good standing with the IRS. Proposals must demonstrate well-planned programs and activities that promote physical, emotional and mental health and also directly impact residents living in Western Stark, Northern... Continue Reading

Grant Deadline Approaching for Massillon Community Charitable Fund

Grant Deadline Approaching for Massillon Community Charitable Fund

Date: February 4, 2019

The deadline for area organizations to submit grant proposals to Massillon Community Charitable Fund, a component fund of Stark Community Foundation, is Monday, February 25 at 4:30 p.m. Massillon Community Charitable Fund awards grants annually to local organizations making a difference in Western Stark County. A seven-member advisory committee, made up of Massillon area residents, reviews grants proposals and makes all funding decisions. In order to be considered for funding, grant applicants must be a 501(c)(3) organization... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation Celebrates Exceptional Year of Generosity

Stark Community Foundation Celebrates Exceptional Year of Generosity

Date: January 31, 2019

Thanks to the generosity of many, Stark Community Foundation and its family of donors awarded an all-time high of $11.9 million in grants and raised $15 million in new and planned gifts in 2018. “The success of this past year is a true testament to how generous our community really is,” said Mark J. Samolczyk, president and CEO of Stark Community Foundation. “The record-breaking $11.9 million in grants benefited nearly 700 nonprofit organizations and thousands of... Continue Reading

Carrie L. Bast Named CFO of Stark Community Foundation

Carrie L. Bast Named CFO of Stark Community Foundation

Date: January 28, 2019

Carrie L. Bast has been named vice president and chief financial officer of Stark Community Foundation. Bast joins the Foundation from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) where she served as chief operating officer since 2014 and previously as director of budget and business services. During her time at NEOMED, she had direct oversight of the university’s annual operating budget and managed the day-to-day operations of the administration and finance division as well as evaluated and monitored... Continue Reading

Carroll County Foundation Celebrates Record-Breaking Year

Carroll County Foundation Celebrates Record-Breaking Year

Date: December 28, 2018

Carroll County Foundation awarded a record-breaking $73,000 in academic scholarships to Carroll County students for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. To date, the Foundation has awarded over $350,000 in scholarships since inception. “Our community values education and this milestone is a testament to the generosity of many individuals, families and businesses in Carroll County who have established scholarship funds to help students pursue their educational dreams,” said John Childers, chair of Carroll County Foundation. This year’s scholarship recipients... Continue Reading

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