The Spirit of Giving

$227,500 Awarded in Local Grants

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Thu, Mar 29, 2018

 

The Community Foundation for Crawford County recently awarded over $227,500 in competitive grants to local charitable organizations and schools.

Community grants went to the following:

• Acres of Adventure, Inc. - $10,000 towards a Crawford County water quality learning area

• Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio - $5,000 towards overnight stays for Crawford County families with ill children

• American Red Cross of North Central Ohio - $5,100 to support home fire relief and disaster victims in Crawford County

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The Community Foundation for Crawford County Recognizes The Salvation Army During Random Acts of Kindness Week

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Feb 20, 2018

The Community Foundation for Crawford County surprised the local chapter of The Salvation Army with a $500 check during Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week last week.

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New Scholarship Opportunity at The Community Foundation for Crawford County

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Mon, Jan 29, 2018

The Community Foundation for Crawford County announces the arrival of a new scholarship opportunity for local students. A new scholarship fund has been established at the Foundation by the Friends of the Crawford Park District in memory of Dr. Laurie Anne Rhodebeck, The Dr. Laurie Anne Rhodebeck Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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Grant Application Deadline Approaching

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Mon, Dec 18, 2017

 

Organizations that are qualified to apply for grants from The Community Foundation for Crawford County are reminded of the upcoming December 31, 2017 deadline.

Qualified organizations are classified as 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, as well as governmental organizations such as counties, cities and public schools (school or system wide grants only). The other grant deadline dates are April 30 and August 31, 2018.

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Over $155,500 Generated by The Community Foundation for Crawford County On #Giving2sday

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Thu, Dec 07, 2017

For the 4th year, The Community Foundation for Crawford County held their annual fundraiser, #Giving2sday, on the global day of giving that occurred this year on November 28.

“We are thrilled that this year’s event exceeded last year’s,” explained Lisa Workman, the Foundation’s President. “Donors like knowing that their gift inspired a second one, as our Board set aside $35,000 to distribute to our participating funds on a pro-rated basis. We are grateful to live in such a generous community!” The final tally of $120,500 which donors raised combined with the Foundation Board’s commitment means that $155,500 is being distributed to good causes in Crawford County.

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The Community Foundation for Crawford County Awards Over $81,300 In Grants

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Wed, Nov 29, 2017

The Community Foundation for Crawford County recently awarded over $81,300 in competitive grants to local charitable organizations and municipalities.

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The Community Foundation for Crawford County Increases Its #Giving2sday Gift!

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Mon, Nov 20, 2017

 

At their meeting last week, the Community Foundation for Crawford County Board of Trustees decided to INCREASE the amount being donated towards the #Giving2sday event from $25,000 to $35,000! That means that for every donation received, the second gift generated by the Foundation will be even larger! The more money raised for a fund, the larger piece of the $35,000 pie that fund will receive!

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Community Foundation Celebrates an Evening of Philanthropy

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Mon, Nov 06, 2017

 

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The Community Foundation for Crawford County Holds Annual Fundraiser on November 28

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Oct 24, 2017

The Community Foundation for Crawford County has again joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.). The widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday are used to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities.

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The Community Foundation for Crawford County presents gratitude awards at their Annual Meeting and Celebration

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Wed, Oct 11, 2017

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