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5 Tips to Maximize Your Year-End Giving

Date: November 16, 2017

1. Create Your Legacy Begin your personal path to philanthropy by establishing a charitable fund at Stark Community Foundation. While you'll receive a tax break immediately, you will have time to research the charities you want to support and the flexibility to give when the time is right for you. To get started, contact Vice President of Advancement Bridgette L. Neisel at 330-454-7992 or bneisel@starkcf.org. 2. Add to Your Fund If you already hold a fund with... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation Surpasses $250 Million in Assets

Date: October 3, 2017

Stark Community Foundation recently surpassed $250 million in assets thanks to the continued generosity of the Stark County community. The Foundation’s growing asset size not only strengthens the Foundation’s and its family of donors’ investment position, it also creates additional funds every year to benefit Stark County. Since 2008, the Foundation has increased its assets by 85%. “Our success is a result of kind people from all walks of life who feel passionately about making a difference... Continue Reading

Neighborhood Showcase and Town Hall Meeting to be Held October 9

Date: October 2, 2017

The 13th annual Neighborhood Showcase and Town Hall Meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on October 9 at the McKinley Grand Hotel, located at 320 Market Avenue S in downtown Canton. Hosted by Stark Community Foundation’s nonpartisan Canton Neighborhood Leadership Council, the event will showcase Canton’s neighborhood associations and their community projects and candidates on the November ballot (for Canton offices only) who responded to the invitation to participate. The event will give candidates the... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation Releases Economic Development Report

Date: August 30, 2017

Today, Stark Community Foundation released Strengthening Stark, a report that assesses the current economic and social health of Stark County. The report examines key community issues of demographics, education, employment, housing and resources that continue to shape our region. The Foundation commissioned and issued the report at the request of the Stark Civic Group, an informal group of organizational leaders from Stark County who share a commitment to moving our community forward by creating opportunities to... Continue Reading

Hurricane Harvey: How you can help

Hurricane Harvey: How you can help

Date: August 29, 2017

Immediate Impact Alert Stark Community Foundation created Immediate Impact Alerts to provide you with all the need-to-know information about our community’s greatest needs as well as a way to effectively and immediately respond. Thanks to the generosity of many supporters in our community, our last alert raised enough funds to clean and repair the Steel Industry murals in the Frank T. Bow Federal Building in downtown Canton and establish an endowment fund at Stark Community Foundation for... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation Grant Deadline Approaching

Date: August 18, 2017

Stark Community Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for its fall discretionary grant cycle. The deadline to submit proposals is Friday, September 1. Grant applicants must be tax-exempt private agencies, 501(c)(3) organizations or government entities located within Stark County or directly benefitting Stark County and in good standing with the IRS. The Foundation does not award grants to individuals except through scholarship funds. Projects that strengthen Stark County communities through economic development, education and neighborhood revitalization... Continue Reading

Health Foundation of Greater Massillon Seeks Health and Wellness Grant Proposals

Date: August 10, 2017

Health Foundation of Greater Massillon (HFGM), a supporting foundation of Stark Community Foundation, is now accepting grant proposals for its fall grant cycle. The deadline to submit proposals is Thursday, August 31. 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 Tuscarawas or... Continue Reading

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