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SummerTime Kids Program Reaches Milestone of $1 Million in Grants

Date: May 15, 2013

Stark County, Ohio-Stark Community Foundation’s SummerTime Kids program has exceeded $1 million in grants with the announcement of its 2013 awards. The program, now in its 21st year, provides charitable grants of $500 to $2,000 to imaginative and unique summer programs with an emphasis on character and community service. The 2013 process was guided by alumni of Leadership Stark County, who were charged with reviewing applications and awarding grant dollars. The following organizations received funding... Continue Reading

Neighborhood Partnership Grant Program Recipients

Neighborhood Partnership Grant Program Recipients

Date: May 1, 2013

The 17th Annual Celebrate Neighborhoods Dinner recognizes organizations in Canton who are making good things happen in the neighborhood. Congratulations to our 2013 Neighborhood Partnership Grant Program recipients! Phase I Neighborhood Grant Awards East Lincoln Highway $ 2,952.00 Maple Parks Neighborhood Association $ 3,000.00 Neighborhood of Edgefield-Washington Park $ 1,482.00 Souers Involved Neighborhood Association $ 3,000.00 Southeast Neighborhood Association $ 3,000.00 Southwest Investment for Tomorrow $ 3,000.00 Phase II Neighborhood Grant Awards A Coming Together in Our Neighborhood $ 6,000.00 Affairs of the Community $ 5,660.00 Colonial Heights Neighborhood Association $ 3,995.00 Concerned Citizens of the 4th... Continue Reading

SCF Board Approves First Quarter Grants

Date: April 17, 2013

Stark Community Foundation’s Board of Directors approved $191,682 in discretionary grants in its March meeting to fifteen area nonprofit organizations. ArtsinStark: $15,000 for “Birth of the NFL” Public Artwork Buckeye Career Center Foundation, Inc.: $7,000 for Buckeye Newsletter and Scholarship Awards Hospice of Tuscarawas County, Inc.: $20,000 for a Pet Services Volunteer CoordinatorHolly Hills Little League of Canton, Ohio: $6,250 for permanent outfield fencing for the Challenger Division Field.Invent Now, Inc.: $10,000 for Camp InventionThe Massillon... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation Begins Second 50 Years

Stark Community Foundation Begins Second 50 Years

Date: January 7, 2013  Author: Mark Samolczyk

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SCF Matching $500,000 in Donations

Date: November 14, 2012

Since 1963, Stark Community Foundation has been connecting the generosity of people with the charitable causes that are important to them. In honor of Stark Community Foundation’s 50th Anniversary, which will be celebrated in 2013, the Foundation is continuing this mission through the “give BIG Stark County” matching initiative-a first for the Community Foundation. These matching funds, coupled with donors’ generosity, will ultimately have a tremendous impact in our community. “For 50 years the Foundation... Continue Reading

SCF Announces More Than $1.1 Million in Grant Awards

Date: October 30, 2012

Stark Community Foundation’s Board of Directors granted $1,146,083 in discretionary grants during the second and third quarter toward community programs and services serving Stark County. Of the approved grants, $50,050 has been awarded to Northeast Ohio Medical University for the ongoing research project for Parkinson’s disease. The funds come from the Irene H. Smith Memorial Fund in Stark Community Foundation, created in part to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Also receiving funding is MAPS Air Museum.... Continue Reading

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