The Spirit of Giving

Have a Safe and Happy New Year

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Thu, Dec 31, 2020

The Staff and Board of Trustees of The Community Foundation for Crawford County wish you a safe and happy new year! Our office will be closed Thursday, December 31st and Friday, January1st and will open back up on Monday, January 4th. As we reflect on the last year, we are thankful for our donors, volunteers, and the local community that continue to support our Foundation and the other philanthropic, nonprofit organizations in Crawford County especially during this pandemic when many are struggling. #HappyNewYear#Thankful#InThisTogetherCrawfordCounty

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Over $185,000 Generated by The Community Foundation for Crawford County On #Giving2sday

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Thu, Dec 10, 2020

#Giving2sday again helped inspire generosity when it was celebrated by The Community Foundation for Crawford County on December 1st.

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Tags: Crawford County, Community Foundation, charitable contributions, Donate, #Giving2sday, #GivingTuesday, philanthropy, Network for Good, Award, foundation, TCF4CC, donors, Giving, thanks, contest, volunteers, fundraise

Community Foundation Celebrates Philanthropy

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Wed, Dec 09, 2020

Like so many standing traditions, The Community Foundation for Crawford County had to cancel their annual “Evening of Philanthropy” event this year, an evening normally set aside to show appreciation for their donors. However, the group’s Development Committee and Board felt that it was still important to name a recipient of the Spirit of Philanthropy Award for 2020, as the need for philanthropy and volunteering is just as important as ever.

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#Giving2sday FCBank Power Hour Contest Results

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Wed, Dec 02, 2020

The results are in for our #Giving2sday FCBank Power Hour Contest! Our randomly chosen winners from last night were… Amber Wertman, Patricia Hargis and one of our anonymous donors! These three donors each won the right to choose which fund would receive an additional $500 gift. And so – the moment we’ve been waiting for – the three funds receiving an additional $500 gift are...Galion Historical Society Endowment Fund, Bucyrus Backpack Program Fund and Friends of the Crawford Park District Fund. Congratulations to the funds and thank you to our contest winners and this contest sponsor, FC Bank of Bucyrus. Stay tuned for our overall #Giving2sday 2020 results total. #Giving2sday #LoveCrawfordGiveCrawford #TCF4CC #GivingTuesday

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And the Winners of our FCBank Power Hour Contest are...

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Dec 01, 2020

The FCBank Power Hour Contest winners are ……..Amber Wertman, Patricia Hargis and one of our anonymous donors! Congratulations! You have each won the right to choose which fund at the Foundation you would like to win a $500 prize. You will shortly be getting an email from the Foundation to ask you to what fund you would like the $500 additional donation to go. Thank you to all who donated during our FCBank Power Hour Contest and especially to our contest sponsor, FCBank of Bucyrus! Stay tuned tomorrow to find out what funds the winners chose! For more details about #Giving2sday or to make a donation, visit our website https://cfcrawford.networkforgood.com or donate from your mobile phone by texting GIVE to 419-298-5569. #Giving2sday #LoveCrawfordGiveCrawford #TCF4CC #GivingTuesday

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More Than $980,000 Raised on #Giving2sday Since 2012

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Dec 01, 2020

The inception of the #GivingTuesday movement was in 2012. Since that time, the Foundation and our generous donors have raised more than $980,000 on #Giving2sday. What an amazing amount of support! Our goal is to raise $200,000 this year. Please consider making a donation in support of our efforts. For more details about #Giving2sday or to make a donation, visit our website https://cfcrawford.networkforgood.com or donate from your mobile phone by texting GIVE to 419-298-5569. #Giving2sday #LoveCrawfordGiveCrawford #TCF4CC #GivingTuesday

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Happy Thanksgiving from our families to yours!

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Thu, Nov 26, 2020

The Board of Trustees and the Staff of The Community Foundation for Crawford County would like to give thanks to all our donors and volunteers. It is all because of you that the Foundation can accomplish our mission to support collaborative, impactful and philanthropic leadership that provides quality and lasting investments in our community, now and for generations to come. Happy Thanksgiving from our families to yours!

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Bucyrus Beautification Project gets new tractor

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Jul 28, 2020

Have you seen the gorgeous hanging flower baskets lining Sandusky Avenue through downtown Bucyrus? If not, make sure you take notice the next time you walk or drive through town.

Pictured to the right are Harold and Marylyn Strang, two of the more than 40 volunteers that water these lovely baskets throughout the late spring, summer, and early fall. Harold is driving the new Bucyrus Beautification project watering tractor that was purchased thanks to funding provided by the John Q Shunk Foundation, Tractor Supply Company in Bucyrus, and the Walmart Foundation.

 
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Matching Challenge - Double Your Mural Repair Donation

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Jul 21, 2020

Recently Projects, Inc., a local non-profit and support organization of The Community Foundation for Crawford County, asked the public to help them reach their goal of $17,200 to fix the crack in the Great American Crossroads Mural at Millennium Park on the square in downtown Bucyrus. So far $4,430 has been raised. To read their letter to the Bucyrus community, click here.

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Tags: Crawford County, Community Foundation, charitable contributions, Murals, Project, Donate, philanthropy, foundation, TCF4CC, donors, Giving, Bucyrus, Projects, Inc., Millennium Park, fundraise, Great American Crossroads Mural

Attach the Crack: Mural cracking up but not in a funny way

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Jul 07, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Projects, Inc., a local non-profit organization and support organization of The Community Foundation for Crawford County, is asking for the help of the community to raise funds to fix a crack in The Great American Crossroads Mural at Millennium Park on the square in downtown Bucyrus. The following is a letter from their board.

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