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Nonprofit Partners Release 2019 Stark County Community Assessment

Nonprofit Partners Release 2019 Stark County Community Assessment

Date: October 22, 2019

United Way of Greater Stark County and Stark Community Foundation in partnership with The Center for Community Solutions released today the 2019 Stark County Community Assessment, a comprehensive data report. The assessment pulls together, in one place, the most timely, relevant data on health, social and economic conditions in Stark County. “Recognizing the value that our previous data compilation efforts provided to Stark County, we wanted to again offer this resource to the community,” said Maria... Continue Reading

Neighborhood Showcase and Town Hall Scheduled for October 14

Date: October 2, 2019

The 15th annual Neighborhood Showcase and Town Hall Meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on October 14 at the McKinley Grand Hotel, located at 320 Market Avenue South in downtown Canton. Hosted by Stark Community Foundation’s nonpartisan Canton Neighborhood Leadership Council, the event will showcase Canton’s neighborhood associations and their community projects plus candidates on the November ballot (for Canton offices only) who responded to the invitation to participate. The event will give candidates the... Continue Reading

THINKBIG Planned for October 25

THINKBIG Planned for October 25

Date: October 1, 2019

On October 25, Stark Community Foundation and Strengthening Stark are teaming up to host THINKBIG: a day of engaging community conversations, the culminating event of Strengthening Stark Week. The county-wide, inaugural event is designed to give residents a voice and bring people together to brainstorm solutions to community needs while celebrating the good in Stark County. On this one day, nearly 200 community conversations will take place across Stark County with approximately 2,000 diverse individuals who... Continue Reading

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

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