The Spirit of Giving

Free Money for College!

Posted by Lisa Workman on Thu, Jan 06, 2022

The Community Foundation for Crawford County is announcing that their scholarship applications for the 2022-2023 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. “There’s no time like the present for students to start applying for scholarships,” stated Lisa Workman, the Foundation’s President. “The Foundation’s scholarship application deadline is Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 5 PM. 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.” If they’ve not done so already, students are also encouraged to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) ASAP, as many scholarship applications require the submission of the student aid report from the FAFSA.

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Seasons Greetings

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Dec 21, 2021

The Board of Trustees and the Staff of The Community Foundation for Crawford County wish you a safe and happy holiday season this year.  Thanks to all our donors, fundraisers, and volunteers that continue to assist us in our mission to support collaborative, impactful and philanthropic leadership that provides quality and lasting investments in our community, now and for generations to come.  In observance of the holidays, our office will be closed December 22nd - 31st and will reopen on January 3rd in the New Year.  Seasons Greetings from our families to yours!

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The Community Foundation for Crawford County Awards Over $434,000 In Grants

Posted by Lisa Workman on Fri, Dec 10, 2021

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The Community Foundation for Crawford County’s #Giving2sday Sets New Record

Posted by Lisa Workman on Thu, Dec 09, 2021

#Giving2sday again helped inspire generosity when it was celebrated by The Community Foundation for Crawford County on November 30th. With over $230,000 generated, this year’s event was a new record.

“We were very pleased with the outcome,” 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 contributed $25,000, and , so that a total of $32,500 was available to distribute to our participating funds on a pro-rated basis. #Giving2sday was created as a day that encourages people to do good, and that’s just what Crawford County did for our community!” The preliminary tally of $194,800 which donors raised combined with the pro-rated match and prize awards means that over $230,000 is being distributed to Foundation funds supporting good causes in Crawford County.

“Joining the #Giving2sday movement has been very rewarding for us,” added Lisa Workman, Foundation President. “It’s very inspiring to be part of a global movement of giving, collaborating and celebrating generosity.”

Thanks to a $1,500 contribution from Mizick Miller & Co., Inc, prize money of $500 each was added to the top earning fund in one of each of three categories. The winners of these $500 prizes were the Bucyrus Kiwanis Fund (agency funds), the Wynford FFA Rising Sun Scholarship Fund (scholarship funds), and the Galion Community Education Foundation Fund (school funds).

For the second year, there was a second contest – the FCBank Power Hour. All donors who contributed ONLINE from 6-7 pm on #Giving2sday were entered into a drawing every time they donated. Then three names were drawn, and those three individuals got to choose a fund that received an additional $500, thanks to a contribution of $1,500 from FCBank. Those winners and the funds that were awarded were Amber Wertman (United Way Designated Fund), Brian Smith (Crawford Works Fund), and Janel Hord (split between Crawford Works Fund and Bucyrus Y Future Fund).

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#Giving2sday Night Owls

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Nov 30, 2021

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 $210,000 goal this year by giving to your favorite fund. For more details about #Giving2sday or to make a donation, visit https://cfcrawford.networkforgood.com. #Giving2sday #LoveCrawfordGiveCrawford #TCF4CC #GivingTuesday 

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And the #Giving2sday 2021 FCBank Power Hour Contest Winners are...

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Nov 30, 2021

The FCBank Power Hour Contest winners are.…..Brian Smith, Janel Hord, and Amber Wertman! Congratulations! You have each won the right to choose which fund at the Foundation you would like to win a $500 prize. Please contact the Foundation via email at info@cfcrawford.com to let us know what fund each of you has chosen. For more details about #Giving2sday or to make a donation, visit https://cfcrawford.networkforgood.com. #Giving2sday #LoveCrawfordGiveCrawford #TCF4CC #GivingTuesday

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#Giving2sday FCBank Power Hour Drawing Results Coming Soon

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Nov 30, 2021

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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Our FCBank Power Hour Contest is underway!

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Nov 30, 2021

Our #Giving2sday FCBank Power Hour Contest has begun and will last one hour until 7PM. 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.

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The FCBank Power Hour Contest starts at 6pm today!

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Nov 30, 2021

Our FCBank Power Hour Contest will take place from 6 PM to 7 PM tonight. Three $500 prizes are up for grabs. Every donation, no matter how big or small, made during this time period will enter the donor's name into a drawing. Three (3) randomly chosen winners will each get to choose which fund they want to win a $500 prize. 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. For more details about #Giving2sday, to start a fundraising page of your own, or to make a donation, visit our website https://cfcrawford.networkforgood.com. #Giving2sday #LoveCrawfordGiveCrawford #GivingTuesday

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More than $1.67 million raised on #Giving2sday since 2012

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Nov 30, 2021

The inception of the #GivingTuesday movement was in 2012. Since that time, the Foundation and our generous donors have raised more than $1.67 million on #Giving2sday. What an amazing amount of support! Our goal is to raise $210,000 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. #Giving2sday #LoveCrawfordGiveCrawford #TCF4CC #GivingTuesday

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