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Protecting Stark’s Future RFP Released, Community Engagement Session Planned

Date: May 18, 2022

Protecting Stark's Future, a Stark Community Foundation-led initiative to support collaborative, community-based solutions to reduce child poverty at the neighborhood level, is entering its second year. An RFP was recently released, and an engagement session is planned for May 25. Request for ProposalsThis funding opportunity is a continued response to the 2020 release of Protecting Stark’s Future: A Call to Coordinate Child Poverty Strategies, a research-based report outlining why Stark County needs to intentionally work together... Continue Reading

Straight From Stark Video Series: Episode 28 with the New Leader of JRC

Date: April 13, 2022

Meet Julie Abiecunas, the leader of JRC in this new episode of Straight from Stark! About Straight from StarkStraight from Stark is a new video series where you will hear directly from dynamic leaders in our community about how their organizations are creatively continuing their services and making a difference. Continue Reading

Straight From Stark Video Series: Episode 29 with the New Leader of Stark Education Partnership

Date: April 13, 2022

Meet John Richard, the leader of Stark Education Partnership in this new episode of Straight from Stark! About Straight from StarkStraight from Stark is a new video series where you will hear directly from dynamic leaders in our community about how their organizations are creatively continuing their services and making a difference. Continue Reading

Straight From Stark Video Series: Episode 30 with the New Leader of Pegasus Farm

Date: April 13, 2022

Meet Shelley Sprang, the leader of Pegasus Farm in this new episode of Straight from Stark! About Straight from StarkStraight from Stark is a new video series where you will hear directly from dynamic leaders in our community about how their organizations are creatively continuing their services and making a difference. Continue Reading

Straight From Stark Video Series: Episode 31 with the New Leader of Siffrin

Date: April 13, 2022

Meet Kristine Willhite, the leader of Siffrin in this new episode of Straight from Stark! About Straight from StarkStraight from Stark is a new video series where you will hear directly from dynamic leaders in our community about how their organizations are creatively continuing their services and making a difference. Continue Reading

Straight From Stark Video Series: Episode 27 with the New Leader of Coleman Health Services

Date: April 11, 2022

Meet Hattie Tracy, the leader of Coleman Health Services in this new episode of Straight from Stark! About Straight from StarkStraight from Stark is a new video series where you will hear directly from dynamic leaders in our community about how their organizations are creatively continuing their services and making a difference. Continue Reading

Women’s Fund Invests in Stark County Women and Children

Date: March 14, 2022

The Women’s Fund – an endowment fund of Stark Community Foundation created by women for women and children – recently awarded nearly $40,000 in grants to nonprofits meeting the needs of underserved women and children in Stark County. This year’s grant recipients include: Canton Museum of Art: $5,000 to support Art for Health and Healing, a program that integrates mental health and human services into art therapy. This grant will be used for sessions with women and... Continue Reading

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Protecting Stark's Future Webinar

Protecting Stark's Future Webinar

Rooted in research, this report outlines why Stark County needs to intentionally work together to coordinate efforts and target resources to reduce child poverty.

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