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Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

Our office is open by appointment only. Learn about the Foundation's response to COVID-19 »

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COVID-19 Update

Date: June 3, 2020

Office OperationsFor the health and safety of our donors, local partners, staff and community, Stark Community Foundation's office at 400 Market Avenue North in downtown Canton is open by appointment only. Please contact our staff directly to schedule an appointment. You can also contact us at any time by calling 330-454-3426 or info@starkcf.org. Emergency FundingIn light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Stark Community Foundation is focusing its community responsive grantmaking toward emergency funding. If you feel your... Continue Reading

Philanthropic Partners Distribute Fifth and Sixth Rounds of COVID-19 Emergency Grants

Philanthropic Partners Distribute Fifth and Sixth Rounds of COVID-19 Emergency Grants

Date: May 1, 2020

A local philanthropic collaborative recently awarded its fifth and sixth rounds of COVID-19 emergency grants totaling more than $100,000. To date, more than $1.2 million has been mobilized to area organizations affected by the pandemic. Fifth and sixth round grant recipients include: Epworth Nursery School – $10,000 to pay for utilities, food, disinfecting supplies and salaries for employees providing childcare to essential workers ICAN Housing – $37,000 to cover operational expenses for staff working remotely, provide additional security... Continue Reading

Local Philanthropic Collaborative Surpasses $1.1 Million in COVID-19 Relief

Local Philanthropic Collaborative Surpasses $1.1 Million in COVID-19 Relief

Date: April 23, 2020

Through a local philanthropic collaborative, nearly $500,000 in COVID-19 emergency relief was recently awarded during the collaborative’s fourth round of funding. To date, more than $1.1 million has been deployed to area organizations affected by COVID-19. Fourth round grant recipients include: Alliance Family Health Center – $10,000 to provide medical services to the Stark Housing Network Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio – $480,000 to cover fixed operating costs including the Ken Weber Community... Continue Reading

Local Philanthropic Collaborative Announces Round 3 COVID-19 Funding

Date: April 16, 2020

A local philanthropic collaborative recently awarded its third round of COVID-19 emergency grants. Four organizations received a total of $100,500 in the third round, bringing the collaborative’s collective response to nearly $600,000 in support of nonprofit partners serving Stark County’s most vulnerable. Third round grant recipients include: Aultman Women's Board Child Care Center – $25,000 to serve as a pandemic childcare site for Aultman Hospital's first responders Coleman Professional Services – $7,500 to help purchase cleaning supplies, personal... Continue Reading

Local Philanthropic Collaborative Announces Round 2 COVID-19 Funding

Date: April 9, 2020

A local philanthropic collaborative announced today the second round of COVID-19 funding totaling $254,000. This brings the collaborative’s collective response to nearly $500,000 in support of area organizations affected by COVID-19. Second round grant recipients include: Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health – $62,500 to pay for the professional cleaning of two locations, purchase cleaning supplies for all four locations, support operational expenses for staff working remotely and address other pressing needs Massillon Family YMCA – $25,000 to serve... Continue Reading

Faith in Stark Raises Money for Small Businesses

Faith in Stark Raises Money for Small Businesses

Date: April 6, 2020

A group of local faith-based leaders, business partners and philanthropic organizations have come together to launch Faith in Stark, a community-wide effort to provide hope and stability to small businesses in Stark County. Coordinated by Strengthening Stark, Faith in Stark is currently raising money to provide one-time grants to small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. “It is such a privilege for churches in Stark to have the opportunity to link arms with so many other organizations... Continue Reading

Local Philanthropic Collaborative Awards Over $240,000 in Round 1 COVID-19 Funding

Date: April 2, 2020

A local philanthropic collaborative announced today the first round of funding totaling over $240,000 to organizations on the frontline of the COVID-19 response. First round grant recipients include: ABCD – $8,000 to purchase cleaning supplies for its transportation services to protect staff and clients from the spread of COVID-19 Access Health Stark County – $7,300 to purchase and prepare 206 bags of home and personal sanitation supplies for high-risk clients in addition to pay for increased mileage expenses... Continue Reading

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