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Stark Community Foundation Seeks Proposals for Youth Summer Programs

Date: February 14, 2020

Stark Community Foundation is seeking grant proposals for its SummerTime Kids initiative from now until Friday, March 13 at 4:30 p.m. SummerTime Kids provides grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to be used for summer programs benefitting Stark County youth. Proposals will be reviewed by a volunteer committee of donors and community members, and preference will be given to programs that: Challenge youth to learn and grow through educational programs and activities Address mental health needs of youth Help... Continue Reading

Deadline Approaching for Health and Wellness Funding Opportunity

Date: February 14, 2020

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 Friday, 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

Massillon Community Charitable Fund Accepting Grant Proposals

Date: February 11, 2020

Massillon Community Charitable Fund, a component fund of Stark Community Foundation, is accepting grant applications from area organizations until Monday, February 24 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 in good standing... Continue Reading

Career Opportunity: Marketing Specialist

Date: January 31, 2020

Marketing SpecialistExempt, Full-time About Stark Community FoundationStark Community Foundation is the community’s trusted partner in giving for over 800 individuals, families, businesses and organizations 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... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation Celebrates Record-Breaking Year

Stark Community Foundation Celebrates Record-Breaking Year

Date: January 30, 2020

Stark Community Foundation and its family of donors awarded $13 million in grants and raised $16.8 million in new and planned gifts in 2019, making it the largest grantmaking year and third highest fundraising year in Foundation history. “We are fortunate to live in a community where people donate their time, talents and resources to the betterment of our region,” said Mark J. Samolczyk, president and CEO of Stark Community Foundation. “These two milestones are a... Continue Reading

Local Foundations Establish Community Redevelopment Fund

Date: January 14, 2020

Four local foundations established The Stark County Community Redevelopment Fund through Stark Community Foundation in 2019 to finance redevelopment efforts in Stark County through grants and low-interest loans. Most recently, the fund awarded its first grant of $600,000 to Stark Economic Development Board to provide specific economic development services on behalf of the fund. New FundLeaders of the George H. Deuble Foundation, Hoover Foundation, Stark Community Foundation and Timken Foundation of Canton were part of a... Continue Reading

Fulfilling a Promise

Fulfilling a Promise

Date: December 18, 2019

Angie Conley was first diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 27. Throughout the years, she never lost hope or allowed cancer to deny her of living life and giving life to two beautiful daughters, Sofie and Hannah. In 2014, at the young age of just 36, Angie lost the good fight. Soon after, her husband, Dan, established a charitable fund through Stark Community Foundation to honor Angie and her dream – a dream she was... Continue Reading

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