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Funding Available for Youth Summer Programs

Date: February 25, 2022

Stark Community Foundation is accepting grant proposals for its SummerTime Kids initiative until 4:30 p.m. on March 11. SummerTime Kids provides grants up to $2,000 to imaginative and unique summer programs. Guided by a volunteer committee and Foundation staff, SummerTime Kids awards approximately $70,000 each year to fund various programs, including museum trips, day camps, summer reading programs and backpack giveaways. In order to be considered for funding, eligible applicants must be a tax-exempt private agency, 501(c)(3)... Continue Reading

Health Foundation of Greater Massillon Accepting Health and Wellness Proposals

Date: February 14, 2022

Health Foundation of Greater Massillon (HFGM), a supporting foundation of Stark Community Foundation, is accepting grant proposals for its spring grant cycle until Monday, February 28 at 4:30 p.m. Grants are made to entities recognized as tax-exempt charities under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and governmental entities. 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 Tuscarawas or Eastern Wayne... Continue Reading

Grant Deadline Nearing for Massillon Community Charitable Fund

Date: February 7, 2022

Massillon Community Charitable Fund, a component fund of Stark Community Foundation, is accepting grant applications from area organizations until Monday, February 21 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. Grant applicants must be a 501(c)(3) organization in good standing with the IRS to be considered for... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation Celebrates Record-Breaking Year of Passionate Philanthropy

Date: January 26, 2022

Thanks to the generosity of many, Stark Community Foundation is celebrating a record-breaking year of passionate philanthropy. The Foundation and its family of donors raised a record-breaking $48.8 million in new and planned gifts, awarded $14.3 million in grants and created an all-time high of 43 new charitable funds. “Stark County is fortunate to have so many passionate residents who want to make a difference in our community, and we’re honored to help them support the... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation Invites Grant Proposals

Date: January 25, 2022

Stark Community Foundation invites grant proposals through its competitive Community Responsive Grants Program. Proposals demonstrating well-planned programs that address existing or emerging community issues will be considered. Eligible applicants must be a tax-exempt private agency, 501(c)(3) organization (that is recognized as a public charity) or government entity and provide services to the Stark County community. Proposals are reviewed on an ongoing basis to allow Stark Community Foundation to respond quickly to the ever-changing needs in Stark County,... Continue Reading

Office Update

Date: December 29, 2021

Stark Community Foundation’s physical office remains open by appointment only. Our meaningful work with donors, nonprofits and community partners is important to us and our team is working remotely to best meet your needs. Browse our staff directory to connect directly with one of our team members, or email us at info@starkcf.org with any questions you may have. Continue Reading

Carroll County Foundation Spreads Joy this Holiday Season

Carroll County Foundation Spreads Joy this Holiday Season

Date: December 21, 2021

A Toys for Tots warehouse in Carroll County tragically caught fire on December 6, destroying toys for 3,000 local children. The warehouse, located in Sherrodsville, housed approximately $8,000 worth of donated toys that would soon be distributed to families in need this holiday season. Bob Stratton, a Marine veteran who organizes the yearly toy drive for area children, shared they were expecting an additional trailer full of toys, but fortunately, the delivery was delayed. Stratton’s business,... Continue Reading

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