Foundation Supports Children’s Summer Activities - Richland County Foundation

Foundation Supports Children’s Summer Activities

By Maura Teynor

May 21, 2024

(Photo: Children who participated in the Princess Endowment Field Strong Camp funded by the Foundation learned about reptiles.)

The Richland County Foundation is supporting summertime programs focused on children. The Summertime Kids Committee Chaired by Foundation Board of Trustee member Karen Bierly along with members from the community approved $62,606 in Summertime Kid grants. The grants of up to $2,500 support creative, educational, and fun-filled activities for hundreds of Richland County children.

The Summertime Kids Committee wishes local children an incredibly happy summer.

The following STK grants were approved:

City of Mansfield Parks & Rec. Dept.              Summer Fun at North Lake Park

First English Lutheran Early Learning Center Captivating Nature

Friendly House                                                Summer Fun Program

Friends of Richland Co. Park District              Critter Camp

Heart City Church                                           Youth Summer Adventure

Hospice of North Central Ohio                       Camp Hope

Independent Living Center NCO                     Cultivating Community Connections

K-City Childcare & Preschool                          Dream Big

Kingwood Center Gardens                              Summer Camp

Lifecare Alliance                                             CODA Camp

Love On A Mission                                          Mindfulness and Murals

Mt. Vernon Nazarene University                    Academic Summer Camps

My Village Ministries                                      Lex Center

NECIC                                                              Summer Manufacturing Institute Camp

Ohio Bird Sanctuary                                        Nature Camp

Ohio State University Foundation                   Buckeye Pre-College

Recreation Unlimited Foundation                   Residential Summer Camp

Richland Academy of the Arts                         Summer Film Camp

Richland Newhope                                          Campership Program

Salvation Army Dewald Center                       Summer Zone

Shelby City Schools                                        Camp Invention

Unstoppable Youth Sports                              Youth Sports Baseball

Village of Shiloh                                              Fun for Preschoolers

YMCA of North Central Ohio                          Y on the Fly


STK grants funded via Field of Interest Funds:

Manfield Playhouse                                        Peter Pan Jr.

Princess Endowment                                      FIELD Strong Summer Camp

Renaissance Performing Arts                          Broadway Camp

Zoe’s Learning Center                                     Summer Field Trip


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