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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

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

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