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Stark Community Foundation Scholarship Season to Begin January 7

Date: January 5, 2016

Stark Community Foundation's scholarship season will begin on Thursday, January 7 and will close on Friday, April 1, 2016. For more information, visit: http://www.starkcf.org/grants-and-scholarships/for-students Continue Reading

SCF Launches Charitable Giving Card Program

Date: November 16, 2015

Stark Community Foundation is now offering Charitable Giving Cards, a unique and meaningful way to give back to the community. These cards encourage philanthropy while supporting organizations that are making a difference in the community. Available in denominations of $25, $50 and $100, giving cards are the perfect gift to celebrate any holiday or special occasion. Charitable Giving Cards work just like retail gift cards, but instead of redeeming the card at a store, the recipient... Continue Reading

Karen Soehnlen McQueen Joins Stark Community Foundation Board

Date: October 1, 2015

Stark Community Foundation announced today the appointment of Karen Soehnlen McQueen to its Board of Directors for a five-year term. McQueen is an appointment by the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Joining Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., LPA in 1984 as its first female attorney, she now serves as a director at the firm. Her practice focuses on employment litigation and labor, representing clients throughout widely-diversified industries. A Litigation Counsel of America Fellow, McQueen’s a frequent... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation's Food Security Grants Announced

Date: August 28, 2015

In Stark County alone, 15.3% of the population (57,730 people) and 23.8% of children (20,650) are considered “food insecure.” In an effort to address this issue, Stark Community Foundation (SCF), in collaboration with The Paul and Carol David Foundation and Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, announced today that nearly $250,000 in grants have been awarded to local organizations that are working to ensure food security in the county. In 2013, SCF took a proactive approach... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation Grant Deadline Approaching

Date: August 18, 2015

Stark Community Foundation is accepting grant proposals for the second cycle of its 2015 discretionary grantmaking program. The deadline to submit online proposals is Friday, September 4. In order to be considered for funding, grant applicants must be either a 501(c)(3) organization in good-standing, tax-exempt private agency or government entity located within Stark County, Ohio only or directly benefitting Stark County. The Foundation does not award grants to individuals except through scholarship funds. Projects that strengthen... Continue Reading

Massillon Area Community Civic Trust Fund Announces 2015 Grantees, New Trustees

Date: June 17, 2015

Five local nonprofits recently received grants totaling $13,470 through the Massillon Area Community Civic Trust Fund, a field of interest fund at Stark Community Foundation. Since the Fund’s inception, nearly $60,000 has been distributed for the benefit of the Massillon community. 2015 Grant Recipients: AHEAD Inc.$3,270 to support a new program in the Massillon City School District, SWAG (Students With A Goal), aimed at preparing students with life skills. Boys & Girls Club of Massillon$4,000 to purchase tables... Continue Reading

Women's Fund of Stark Community Foundation Continues to Make an Impact in Our Community

Date: May 15, 2015

In 2006, a group of 12 women came together with one main goal – to make a difference in the lives of women and children. From 12 they have grown to 182 donors with assets over $300,000 with over $60,000 in grants distributed back to the community since its inception. Five local nonprofits recently received grants totaling $10,929 through the Women’s Fund, an endowment fund of Stark Community Foundation. 2015 Women’s Fund Grant Recipients: Mercy Medical Center$2,830 to... Continue Reading

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