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The Foundation Welcomes a Community Investment Officer

By Maura Teynor   |  January 12, 2017

Alan Mitchell II has been named the community investment officer at the Richland County Foundation.

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Where is the next emerging opportunity for philanthropy to build social capital?

January 9, 2017

The role of the mid-sized and smaller community foundation is changing. More and more conversations with my community foundation peers turn to the topic of: how can we be proactive in driving economic and community development in our respective communities

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What Happened to Civility?

By Maura Teynor   |  January 3, 2017

The Women's Fund of the Richland County Foundation will host a roundtable discussion entitled What Happened to Civility January 25 at 7 p.m. Women's Fund Chair and OSU Mansfield Lecturer Paula Cohen will facilitate the discussion and help individuals develop a three-point plan to become a part of the solution.

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Wow, You Are Generous!

By Maura Teynor   |  November 30, 2016

Richland Gives, an online day of giving hosted by the Richland County Foundation, raises over $172,000 for local nonprofit organizations.

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Fund Celebrates 20 years of Empowering Women

November 17, 2016

The Women's Fund of the Richland County Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary.

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Grants available for educators and others who think outside of the box

November 17, 2016

Rev. Robin McCullough-Bade (and her husband the late Rev. John McCullough Bade) honored her parents with a field of interest fund at the Richland County Foundation named the Harry and Lois McCullough Fund. The fund will award grants in the community

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Philanthropy is a way of life for this family

November 16, 2016

Since 1959, the year they graduated from Mansfield Senior High School, Richard (Dick) and Sally (Heckert) Uhde have felt a connection to and an appreciation of the Richland County Foundation.

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What if we all gave on the same day?

By Maura Teynor   |  November 15, 2016

The day is designed to encourage everyone to contribute to local nonprofits they care about through a single giving platform/website. The Richland County Foundation is hosting the day to build capacity, grow philanthropy and make the community stronger.

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What is philanthropy?

September 9, 2016

My son asked me today, what is philanthropy? I said, it is when people donate money or other resources to help people and charities in need.

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Run for unity. Race for prevention.

August 29, 2016

You have a chance to help address the drug abuse epidemic in our community by participating or donating to the Spherion Mid Ohio 13ER. The half marathon and 5-K race will be held Saturday, September 3 in downtown Mansfield.

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Women's Fund is taking grant applications

August 16, 2016

The Women's Fund of the Richland County Foundation is accepting grant applications until September 16 for programs that support women and girls.

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Join our team!

By Maura Teynor   |  August 11, 2016

The Richland County Foundation has an opening for a community investment officer. Please take a look at the job description for duties and requirements.

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Local teachers receive $55,000 in grants

By Maura Teynor   |  August 9, 2016

The Richland County Foundation awarded over $55,000 in Teacher Assistance Program grants for the upcoming school year to 55 local teachers for their creative and innovative supplemental programs not covered by school funding.

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Justin and Lynn Marotta Fund

August 3, 2016

The Justin and Lynn Marotta Fund was recently established as a means to promote horticulture in our region.

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Mind Body Align establishes charitable fund

July 25, 2016

Mind Body Align Charitable Fund fund will support projects that support women and empower them to lead happier, more fulfilling lives. Examples include, but are not limited to: alternative wellness, women's entrepreneurship, yoga for underserved populations, healthy foods initiatives, arts & culture, and professional development.

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The Foundation is a #PokemonGO landmark!

By Maura Teynor   |  July 12, 2016

We are a #PokemonGo landmark!

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Why do you give?

By Maura Teynor   |  May 17, 2016

Why do you give? The Foundation is welcoming five new members to its board of trustees who will give their time and expertise to guide the foundation.

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Shelby's gifts

By Tim Cooper   |  April 11, 2016

Guest Blogger Tim Cooper His comments on April 6 to kick off the Lifeline of Ohio Torch Run for Life to bring awareness to organ and tissue donation.

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Scholarship application deadline is fast approaching

March 15, 2016

The Foundation transitioned from a paper application to an online form to make it easier for students to apply for scholarships. The deadline is April 1 at 11:59 p.m.

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Connections Fund members select new leaders

March 10, 2016

The Connections Fund of the Richland County Foundation Advisory Committee recently selected new co-chairs; Cristen Gilbert and Dr. Amy Staker-Breitinger.

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How to start a new fund

March 7, 2016

Five steps to establish a charitable fund at Richland County Foundation to meet your specific interests, both now and in the future.

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School establishes an endowed fund to continue its mission

February 29, 2016

Mansfield Christian School establishes an endowed fund. For 55 years, Mansfield Christian School has been a steadfast leader in Christian education.

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I can help you with your next grant application

February 22, 2016

Many people are intimidated by writing grants. It seems like an overwhelming, daunting task and people are concerned they will be denied or not complete the application appropriately. Do you know how to avoid that?ME! I am here to help you.

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Connections Fund awards grants to local nonprofit organizations

February 1, 2016

The Connections Fund announced its 2016 grant recipients during its Winter Reception January 29 at the Renaissance Theatre. Five grants totaling more than $6,000 were handed out.

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What is a community foundation?

January 11, 2016

What is a community foundation? The standard response is a community foundation is a vehicle for people of all means to make a lasting difference in their community.

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Scholarships are available for college and trade schools

January 5, 2016

The Richland County Foundation has an online scholarship form to make it easier for students to apply as well as scholarships for trade/career school students.

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Special Tax Bill Permits Tax-free Charitable Transfers from IRAs for People Aged 70 1/2 and Older

December 21, 2015

On December 18, 2015, Congress passed the PATH Act, which renews and makes permanent the Charitable IRA provision of 2006, making it easier for older Americans to give to cause to causes they care about. This provision has the power to help local charities strengthen their communities by allowing individuals aged 70 ½ and older to transfer up to $100,000 annually from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to charity without being federally taxed.

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Your community foundation is evolving

December 17, 2015

I believe the Richland County Foundation is well positioned to assist donors in identifying value propositions with its knowledge of the community and as such, serving a a larger role as a community leader.

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Thank You!

December 2, 2015

Your incredible generosity is making Richland County a stronger community Thank You for making Richland Gives, a day of giving, a huge success

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Women’s Fund grants close to $11,000 in the community

November 12, 2015

The mission of The Women’s Fund of the Richland County Foundation is to promote philanthropy among women, and to establish a permanent fund to empower women to achieve their full potential.

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