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Recent News & Updates

  • The Mansfield Rising Plan is evolving The Mansfield Rising Plan is evolving A group of ten people is heading to the South by Southwest Conference (SXSW) in in Austin, TX in March to bolster the Mansfield Rising Plan. “We have an opportunity through an anonymous donor to send another cohort to SXSW. The goal is to strengthen and enhance the current Mansfield Rising team and plan,” said Richland County Foundation Senior Community Investment Officer Allie Watson. The donor told Watson the results they’ve seen from the Mansfield Rising Plan are the best thing that has happened to downtown Mansfield in a very long time.(Photo: Nan McCartney, Jessica Hiser, Sandy Messner, Orie Rush, Mario Davison and Braxton Daniels.) View more
  • Paying it forward one wish at a time Paying it forward one wish at a time Steven and Christine Myers created the Visual Bucket List Foundation to provide experiences for children who have a visual impairment diagnosis. These opportunities are intended to be a special visual memory to be remembered for the rest of their liv View more
  • Richland County Foundation Has New Leadership Richland County Foundation Has New Leadership Brady Groves has announced his retirement as president of the Richland County Foundation after serving 13 years in that position. The RCF Board of Trustees has named Senior Community Investment Officer Allie Watson as the incoming president of the organization.(Photo: Richland County Foundation President Brady Groves, Foundation Board of Trustees Chair Chris Hiner, and Senior Community Investment Officer Allie Watson.) View more