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Stark Community Foundation Reports Record Year

Date: March 6, 2014

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Stark Community Foundation Announces Perry to Board of Directors

Date: February 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECANTON, Ohio (February 20, 2014) – Stark Community Foundation announced the appointment of Stephen A. Perry to its Board of Directors and Distribution Committee for a five-year term. Perry, who recently retired after serving eight years as Executive Director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, was a public appointment by the Foundation’s Trustee Banks Committee. He replaces Robert J. DeHoff who completed two five-year terms. Steve holds a bachelor degree in accounting from... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

Date: February 5, 2014

Stark Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications For Discretionary Grants and SummerTime Kids Program CANTON, Ohio (February 5, 2014) - Stark Community Foundation announces two grant award opportunities for local organizations; the first cycle of the 2014 Discretionary Grantmaking period and its SummerTime Kids Program. Request for funding for the Discretionary Grants program is accepted only through our online grant application process. To access the grant application, please visit www.starkcf.org and click on the “Apply... Continue Reading

Scholarship Information Available for 2014-2015

Date: January 30, 2014

CANTON, Ohio (January 29, 2014) – Stark Community Foundation’s Scholarship Information for the 2014--2015 academic year is now available. Stark Community Foundation is one of Stark County’s major sources of college scholarship support. Thanks to many generous donors, we offer a variety of scholarships including: Elementary and High School, Undergraduate, Nursing, Vocational, Technical, Graduate Programs, Loans and scholarships for students outside of Stark County. Last year, through the generosity of our donors, the Foundation’s scholarship funds... Continue Reading

Generational Fund Creates Legacy of Giving

Date: November 28, 2013

For Walter and Wilda “Betty” Bortz, family meant everything. With Stark Community Foundation’s help, their core values – prudency and charity toward others – will be passed on to generations of their family, and their commitment will continue to benefit the community they loved. In their North Canton home, Walter and Betty raised four children – Bob, Dick, Bill and Peggy – and attended services at Community Christian Church, in the shadow of the Hoover Company. After... Continue Reading

Foundations Join Forces to Offer Low-Interest Loans For Graduate Students

Date: October 7, 2013

CANTON, Ohio (October 3, 2013) – Stark Community Foundation (SCF) today announced that they have partnered with the Canton Student Loan Foundation (CSLF) to offer low-interest college loans to Stark County graduates pursuing graduate-level studies beginning with the 2014-2015 academic year. Funds will be distributed from the George H. and Anna Casper Scholarship Trust, the first education fund established at SCF in 1972. Since its inception, the Casper Loan program has assisted hundreds of... Continue Reading

SCF to offer low-interest college loans

Date: October 5, 2013

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