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Recent News & Updates

  •  Making Strides on a 5-Year Economic Development Strategy Making Strides on a 5-Year Economic Development Strategy The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees recently approved funding for economic development projects. Foundation President Brady Groves said “Richland County is at a pivotal point in its economic evolution. The groundwork has been laid, key people have been hired, organizations are working together and we are now poised to make significant strides.” View more
  • What do you do? What do you do? The moral of the story is the majority of what I do is in meetings and behind a computer screen but often I receive invitations from nonprofit organizations asking if I want to see what they’re doing and the answer is always, “ABSOLUTELY!”  View more
  • The Power of Diversity The Power of Diversity In The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools and Societies, University of Michigan economist Scott Page presents research proving that groups of people representing different backgrounds, genders, cultures and thinking styles are better than homogeneous groups at solving problems. This finding has huge implications for community foundations, where creative problem-solving is essential if we are to continue to meet the changing needs of our community. View more