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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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