The Ohio Bird Sanctuary is a 90-acre preserve located on the headwaters of the Clear Fork Reservoir. The Sanctuary is a resource for the local community and all of Ohio residents to seek care for injured and orphaned birds of prey and songbirds
Altrusa is an international organization (founded in 1917) of business and professional leaders who volunteer their energies and expertise in projects dedicated to the betterment of their community. Membership in Altrusa International, Inc. is an honor and granted by invitation only from a club based in the local community. Locally there are 48 members.
Hello, my name is Andi King and I am the director of Youth For Christ of Richland County. I work with the juvenile justice ministry and reach out to kids who are incarcerated or who have been involved in the court system. This is such a beautiful ministry. Our group of volunteers goes into facilities to reach out to kids in extremely tough circumstances at home, school, community and neighborhoods.
he Brickyard is transforming downtown. It is the catalyst to fulfill and create public demand, increase foot traffic and investment, strengthen DMI and enhance the entrepreneurial experiences of both traditional businesses and emerging local artisans. The Brickyard is more then a stage, itâ€™s a self-sustaining, dynamic outdoor performance space suitable for arts, entertainment, weddings, meetings, and community gatherings.
The Mansfield Aviation Club (MAC), established in 1949, is pleased to announce that it has been designated as a 501 c (3) organization and is now able to fulfill a key part of its purpose, that being to provide aviation scholarships for others to learn to fly.
The Malabar Farm Foundation serves to provide funding and resources in support of Malabar Farm State Park. The Foundation is a non-profit organization funded by charitable donations and staffed by volunteers.
On October 11, humane agents of the Humane Society of Richland County responded to a report of a neglected dog at a residence in Mansfield. Upon arrival, they found a young, emaciated mixed-breed female dog living outside in a small kennel filled with urine and feces. Situations like this are common. The Humane Society of Richland County handles an average of 1,000 cases of neglect and abuse annually.
Taking Root Farms' mission is to be a part of the solution to the growing need our community faces: providing real choice, real purpose and real living opportunities for the adult with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
Together we can make a difference. Heartland Academy provides education and therapies for children on the Autism Spectrum.
Imagine being a small child and due to family circumstances beyond your control, you are taken from your family and put in another home. By the time you enter High School you have been moved seven times and end up dropping out of school.
Love INC of Greater Mansfield has been serving members of our community since its inception in June of 2011 by the late Bob Sterken and his wife Jane. As a result of their hard work and dedication, we can proudly say that we have grown to have fifteen church partners and we anticipate growing more in the weeks and months to come.
American Red Cross of Lake Erie Heartland is hosting this year's Festival of Trees, a holiday-themed fundraising effort which serves the emergency and disaster relief of Richland, Ashland, Huron, Lorain, Wayne Counties.
Matthew 25 Outreach Center is a rapidly growing non-profit organization based in Mansfield. M25OC is a 100% volunteer operated organization that is blessed to be a part of a collaboration of people from more than 20 churches, several local businesses, local schools and many civic organizations.
With the help of Richland Gives, the Mansfield Area Y has been able to implement and maintain a variety of programs such as; Diabetes Prevention Program, LIVESTRONG, Open Doors, and Safety Around Water. We have plans to enhance and continue all of these crucial programs into 2018 thanks to #RichlandGives and our generous supporters.
The Lucas Community Center's (LCC) mission is to provide an uplifting environment that brings hope and joy while improving the quality of life for residents of the Lucas community.
The Richland Community Development Group (RCDG) was formed by and as a group of local citizens dedicated to the enhancement, development, and future of our community's quality of life. Established to complement traditional economic efforts and empower residents to stimulate positive change through the development of volunteer community sectors.
Kingwood Center Gardens has been undergoing transformations, and the progress has been exhilarating! Each year marks a dramatic improvement in Kingwood's ability to build upon Mr. King's cherished benevolence and enhance the excellence he envisioned and our guests have come to expect.
Success in life often comes down to making the best of any situation. Scouting hands youth situations, and shows them how to make the best of them. It shows them how to build their own shelter in a hailstorm so they will know how to build a solid life. #RichlandGives
Thanks to the generosity of donors at the Richland County Foundation, incentives will be awarded as grants to nonprofit organizations participating in Richland Gives, beyond what they raised from online donations.
Give and receive with a Charitable Gift Annuity An annuity is the payment of an annual income or allowance. A charitable gift is, well, a gift to charity. Put them together and you have a Charitable Gift Annuity -- the giving technique with something for everyone. Itâ€™s an ideal plan for those whoâ€™d like to make a significant gift but depend on the income from their assets. The Richland County Foundation offers Charitable Gift Annuities to donors as one option to help them fulfill their charitable intentions.
Registration is open to Richland County nonprofit organizations for Richland Gives, a day of giving, hosted by the Richland County Foundation. It is free but nonprofits must register each year to participate via RichlandGives.org. Registration will close October 30.
The Connections Fund at the Richland County Foundation was established in 2004. Its mission is to foster and retain young leaders while promoting a philanthropic identity and involvement in Richland County. The Fund was born out of a desire to engage young people in philanthropy.
The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees recently approved funding for economic development projects. Foundation President Brady Groves said â€śRichland 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.â€ť
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 theyâ€™re doing and the answer is always, â€śABSOLUTELY!â€ťÂ
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.
Attorneys, CPAs and Certified Financial Planners can earn one continuing education credit hour. The lunch and seminar are free. Seating is limited and a RSVP is required by June 2. Please call the Richland County Foundation at 419-525-3020.Â
Over 100 people attended to hear messages from Foundation President Brady Groves and Linden Road Presbyterian Lead Pastor Tom Roepke. Both men talked about the need to work together to improve the community.
The church no longer exists but its legacy will live on. The Lexington First Congregational Church established a fund at the Richland County Foundation.
The Richland County Foundation is supporting summertime programs focused on children. A committee of Foundation Board of Trustees and community members awarded 20 grants totaling $39,416. The grants of up to $2,500 were given to support creative, educational