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Stark Community Foundation Announces Largest Grant in Foundation History

Stark Community Foundation Announces Largest Grant in Foundation History

Date: September 12, 2019

View of the inside of Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank’s facility in Akron. Distribution in the current facility has reached maximum capacity, and food storage and staff space is limited. The Foodbank has plans to construct and operate a second facility in downtown Canton on the former Fishers Foods property on the corner of Cherry Avenue NE and 14th Street NE. The facility is expected to open as early as 2021. Stark Community Foundation’s Board of Directors recently... Continue Reading

Career Opportunity: Secretary/Receptionist

Date: September 6, 2019

About Stark Community Foundation Established in 1963 as a multiple trusteeship community foundation by the five Stark County banks operating trust departments. Assets from The Edward A. Langenbach Trust, designated for charitable use in “Canton and its environs,” were transferred to the Foundation and matched by funds contributed by the Timken Foundation of Canton. At the end of 1964, all five Corporate Trustees in Stark County held funds of the Foundation, which totaled $4.6 million. Grants... Continue Reading

Women’s Fund 2019 Annual Gathering Planned for September 25

Women’s Fund 2019 Annual Gathering Planned for September 25

Date: September 4, 2019

The Women’s Fund, an endowment fund of Stark Community Foundation, will celebrate women and children at its Annual Gathering on Wednesday, September 25, where it will showcase the recipients of the Fund’s 2019 grants Members of The Women’s Fund and members of the community interested in learning more about this innovative fund started by women, for women, will be inspired by the stories of the six non-profit agencies who received this year’s grants: Canton Calvary Mission,... Continue Reading

Grant Deadline Approaching for Health Foundation of Greater Massillon

Date: August 15, 2019

Health Foundation of Greater Massillon (HFGM), a supporting foundation of Stark Community Foundation, is accepting grant proposals for its fall grant cycle. The deadline to submit proposals is Friday, August 30 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

Career Opportunity: Donor Relations Associate

Date: July 22, 2019

About Stark Community FoundationStark Community Foundation is the community’s trusted partner in giving to over 750 individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits that have created charitable funds to impact the lives of others through the most effective philanthropy possible. Ranked in the top 10 percent of community foundations in the United States today, Stark Community Foundation is committed to serving donor needs and strategically addressing local issues. The Foundation and its family of donors have granted... Continue Reading

Massillon Charitable Funds Awards Nearly $25,000 to Local Organizations

Massillon Charitable Funds Awards Nearly $25,000 to Local Organizations

Date: June 27, 2019

Pictured above is a group photo of this year's grantees and board members of The Massillon Community Charitable Fund during a gathering held at the Massillon WestStark Chamber of Commerce. Two charitable funds at Stark Community Foundation – The Massillon Community Charitable Fund and The Arthur P. Underhill and Martha Q. Underhill Charitable Fund – recently awarded 10 grants totaling nearly $25,000 to local organizations serving the Massillon community. The grants were presented at a gathering... Continue Reading

Over $60,000 Awarded to Fund Youth Summer Programs in Stark County

Date: June 27, 2019

As part of Stark Community Foundation’s SummerTime Kids initiative, over $60,000 in grants were recently awarded to 32 local organizations to fund youth summer programs in Stark County. Guided by an all-volunteer committee made up of Stark Community Foundation fundholders and Employers Health employees, SummerTime Kids provides grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to be used for imaginative and unique summer programs for children with an emphasis on character and education. These grants are made possible... Continue Reading

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