The Spirit of Giving

Free money for college!

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Wed, Dec 18, 2019

The Community Foundation for Crawford County is announcing that their scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 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 holiday break is a perfect time for students to start applying for scholarships,” stated Lisa Workman, the Foundation’s President. “While the Foundation’s scholarship application deadline is March 2, 2020 at 5PM, some of the first scholarship deadlines students will see are as early as December 31, 2019.”

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International Study Scholarship Winner Announced by Foundation

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Fri, Dec 06, 2019

The Community Foundation for Crawford County is pleased to announce our latest Samuel Neff Fellowship for International Study Scholarship winner is Haley Van Voorhis.
 

Haley is a 2014 graduate of Bucyrus High School and a current graduate student at Ohio University working on her doctorate in physical therapy. She will be one of a group of Ohio University graduate students and faculty traveling to Botswana, Africa for three weeks this summer. This program, offered by her college, is an interdisciplinary healthcare service learning trip for audiology, physical therapy, and speech and language pathology students.

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Foundation Celebrates the Givingest #Giving2sday Ever!

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Thu, Dec 05, 2019

 

For the 6th year, The Community Foundation for Crawford County held their annual fundraiser, #Giving2sday, on the global day of giving that occurred this year on December 3rd.

“This was our best year yet,” exclaimed Jennifer Stirm, Foundation Board member and Chair of their Development Committee. “Donors like knowing that their gift inspired a second one, as our Board set aside $25,000 to distribute to our participating funds on a pro-rated basis. Crawford County may have a small population, but it is large when it comes to generosity!” The preliminary tally of $177,400 which donors raised combined with the Foundation Board’s commitment means that $202,400 is being distributed to good causes in Crawford County.

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Flowers & #Giving2sday Thanks

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Wed, Dec 04, 2019

 

Thank you to Norton's Flowers for the gorgeous arrangement that arrived at our office on the day before #Giving2sday. We are blessed to have you in our community! And speaking of #Giving2sday, we would like to thank all the volunteers and donors who make our annual fundraising event a success. 

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Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Nov 19, 2019

The Community Foundation for Crawford County welcomed five new Board members when they met last month: Chad Birge, Caryl Huggins, Doug Leuthold, Jennifer Stirm and Jeff Zeisler.

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The Community Foundation for Crawford County Annual Fundraiser 12.3.19

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Fri, Nov 15, 2019

For the fifth year, The Community Foundation for Crawford County is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media. To counter Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it is always celebrated the 1st Tuesday after Thanksgiving – which this year falls on December 3. Since participants are welcome to embrace the day and make it their own, the Foundation calls it “#Giving2sday” as their Board sets aside a lump sum of money from which a second gift is generated for each donation. The “2” in the title is to help donors remember that their gift will inspire a second one.

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Photo Contest Winner: Dawn Tilson

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Thu, Oct 17, 2019

 

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Foundation Celebrates Accomplishments and Renaming

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Mon, Oct 07, 2019

 

The Community Foundation for Crawford County recently held its annual meeting and celebration event at Cranberry Hills in New Washington. Opening comments were made by Lisa Workman, President of the Foundation, to a crowd of about 100. Attendees listened to video presentations by Dan Pallotta and Phil Buchanan, who offered varying versions as to how non-profit organizations should conduct their business.

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2019 Fall Semester Pry Scholarship Recipients: Carla Bennett and Katie Alspach

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Fri, Aug 02, 2019

The Community Foundation for Crawford County is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Fall Semester Pry Scholarship are Carla Bennett and Katie Alspach.

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The Community Foundation for Crawford County Receives National Recognition for Rigorous Philanthropic Standards

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Fri, Jul 12, 2019

 

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