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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 »

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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

COVID-19 Resources

Date: March 31, 2020

Please see below for a variety of resources available to individuals, families and organizations in Stark County affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19). This page will be continuously updated as resources become available. Resources for Individuals and Families United Way of Greater Stark County – Emergency AssistanceIndividuals and families seeking emergency financial assistance with rent and mortgage payments can contact United Way of Greater Stark County at www.uwstark.org. Resources for OrganizationsSCORE Canton – Business AdviceBoth for-profit and nonprofit businesses needing... Continue Reading

COVID-19 Update

Date: March 20, 2020

Stark Community Foundation's office is currently closed and staff members are working completely remotely. A grant application has been created to capture the growing need in our community and our Immediate Impact Alert Fund has been activated to provide much-needed resources to organizations in Stark County affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more below about the Foundation's response to COVID-19: Slow the SpreadAs Stark County navigates the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Stark Community Foundation is committed to... Continue Reading

Local Foundations Respond to Community Coronavirus Needs

Local Foundations Respond to Community Coronavirus Needs

Date: March 17, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Stark Community Foundation and other local funders have joined forces to collectively and quickly respond to the needs of area organizations affected by the rapidly-evolving spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Stark County. A grant application has been created and Stark Community Foundation’s Immediate Impact Alert Fund has been activated to mobilize much-needed resources to organizations experiencing unexpected financial challenges. How to Apply for FundingTo help local funders stay informed of... Continue Reading

Stark Community Foundation Seeks Proposals for Youth Summer Programs

Date: February 14, 2020

Stark Community Foundation is seeking grant proposals for its SummerTime Kids initiative from now until Friday, March 13 at 4:30 p.m. SummerTime Kids provides grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to be used for summer programs benefitting Stark County youth. Proposals will be reviewed by a volunteer committee of donors and community members, and preference will be given to programs that: Challenge youth to learn and grow through educational programs and activities Address mental health needs of youth Help... Continue Reading

Deadline Approaching for Health and Wellness Funding Opportunity

Date: February 14, 2020

Health Foundation of Greater Massillon (HFGM), a supporting foundation of Stark Community Foundation, is accepting grant proposals for its spring grant cycle. The deadline to submit proposals is Friday, February 28 at 4:30 p.m. 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... Continue Reading

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