The Spirit of Giving

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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Tags: Crawford County, Scholarship, Community Foundation, philanthropy, Award, Come Home Scholarship, foundation, TCF4CC, Giving, graduating senior, high school graduate, Education, Pry Scholarship

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

Posted by Lisa Workman on Wed, Dec 23, 2020


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Crawford County CARES Act Nonprofit Relief Grant Application Deadline is TODAY!

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Thu, Dec 17, 2020

The Community Foundation for Crawford County would like to remind Crawford County nonprofits that the deadline to apply for the Crawford County CARES Act Nonprofit Relief Grants is TODAY, December 17, 2020, at 11:59PM EST.  If your nonprofit has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, make sure to apply for these FREE federal grant dollars.  

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

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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Tags: Crawford County, Community Foundation, philanthropy, Evening of Philanthropy, Award, foundation, TCF4CC, donors, Giving, Spirit of Philanthropy

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

#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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Tags: Crawford County, Community Foundation, #Giving2sday, #GivingTuesday, philanthropy, Network for Good, foundation, TCF4CC, donors, Giving, thanks, contest

Calling all night owls!

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Dec 01, 2020

Hey all you night owls - if you’re still up and haven’t donated to your favorite fund yet, you still have time. Online donations are accepted until 11:59PM tonight. Please help us reach our $200,000 goal this year by giving to your favorite fund. 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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Stay Tuned for our #Giving2sday FCBank Power Hour Drawing Results

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Dec 01, 2020

Our #Giving2sday FCBank Power Hour drawing results will be coming soon. Which three lucky donors will win the ability to pick which fund gets an extra $500? Stay tuned to find out.

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

#Giving2sday FCBank Power Hour Contest is Underway!

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Dec 01, 2020

Our #Giving2sday FCBank Power Hour Contest began at 6pm and will run through 7PM today. Be one of the three (3) randomly chosen winners during this time and win the right to choose which fund you want to get one of the $500 prizes. HOW DO YOU ENTER TO WIN? Make a donation, no matter how big or small, during this time period and it will enter the donor’s name into our drawing. There is no limit on the number of donations a donor can give - the more donations you make, the greater your chances of winning! This contest was possible thanks to a donation by FCBank of Bucyrus. To make a donation, or for more details about #Giving2sday, visit our website https://cfcrawford.networkforgood.com. You may donate from your mobile phone by texting GIVE to 419-298-5569. #Giving2sday #LoveCrawfordGiveCrawford #TCF4CC #GivingTuesday

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