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Lisa Workman

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Free money available for college!

Posted by Lisa Workman on Thu, Jan 07, 2021

The Community Foundation for Crawford County is announcing that their scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 school year are now open and available on their website at www.cfcrawford.org/scholarships. They are encouraging anyone looking for free money for college to start now. “The time is NOW for students to start applying for scholarships,” stated Lisa Workman, the Foundation’s President. “The Foundation’s scholarship application deadline is Monday, March 1, 2021 at 5PM. The Foundation urges students to start the application process now so there is time to ask questions if needed and to have transcripts and verifier responses returned.”                                             

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The Community Foundation for Crawford County Announces CARES Act Grant Awardees

Posted by Lisa Workman on Mon, Jan 04, 2021

The Community Foundation for Crawford County recently received $400,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding from the Crawford County Commissioners to distribute in the form of grants to local nonprofits negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Eligible nonprofits that provided sufficient documentation could then be reimbursed for COVID related loss of income, expenses incurred because of COVID, and/or normal operational expenses that occurred during the program’s required timeline.

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Foundation Grants More than $322,000 to Crawford County Organizations

Posted by Lisa Workman on Wed, Dec 23, 2020


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The Community Foundation for Crawford County Granting CARES Act Funds to Nonprofits

Posted by Lisa Workman on Fri, Dec 04, 2020

The Community Foundation for Crawford County has received $400,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding from the Crawford County Commissioners to distribute in the form of grants to local nonprofits negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Commissioners had some monies left over after paying for initial pandemic expenses and so passed on these monies to the Foundation. They also gave funds to the Bucyrus Area Chamber of Commerce and the Galion-Crestline Chamber of Commerce for their distribution to affected area businesses.

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Tags: Crawford County, Grants, Community Foundation, foundation, TCF4CC, nonprofits

The Community Foundation for Crawford County Welcomes New Board Member

Posted by Lisa Workman on Tue, Sep 29, 2020

The Community Foundation for Crawford County Board of Trustees welcomed a new Board member at their most recent meeting: Hannah Jacobs.

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Foundation Seeks Donations for Small Business Emergency Financial Assistance

Posted by Lisa Workman on Tue, Jun 02, 2020

The Community Foundation for Crawford County has created a Program Related Investment (PRI) Fund, in conjunction with the Crawford Partnership. This fund was developed to provide emergency loans to small businesses in Crawford County that have experienced economic losses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Crawford County Sees An Increase In Education Attainment!

Posted by Lisa Workman on Thu, Mar 05, 2020

 

From 2015 to 2018, Crawford County saw an increase in post-high school educational attainment levels of working-age residents (ages 25-64) of 5.42 percentage points, from 23.08% to 28.5%. That’s according to data gathered from the Lumina Foundation, the U.S. Census Bureau Quick Facts, and American Community Survey.

“This speaks volumes for how important it was that we worked with North Central State College to get the Crawford Success Center open in 2015,” explained Lisa Workman, President of The Community Foundation for Crawford County. “We have also really expanded our scholarship offerings to make education more affordable and attainable, and increased scholarships for current college students to keep them in school.”

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2020 Spring Semester Pry Scholarship Recipients Announced

Posted by Lisa Workman on Thu, Feb 06, 2020

 

The Community Foundation for Crawford County is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Spring Semester Pry Scholarship. This particular scholarship can be awarded for the summer, fall and spring semesters, and preference is given to students attending North Central State College (NCSC) and/or the Crawford Success Center (CSC). Most recipients are non-traditional students.

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Don’t Be Misled: FAFSA’s Really Are FREE!

Posted by Lisa Workman on Thu, Jan 24, 2019

 

It has come to our attention that many potential college applicants and their parents believe there is a cost associated with filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Please make note of the first word in the name of this form: FREE. And that’s because it is! Let us explain.

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COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES GRANTS

Posted by Lisa Workman on Fri, Apr 08, 2016

The Community Foundation for Crawford County recently announced more than $405,000 in grants to local non-profit agencies distributed so far this year.

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