Excerpt from the book Bowling Alone by Robert Putnam, The key to community growth has been around for centuries... Social capital refers to connections among individuals – social networks and the norms of reciprocity and trustworthiness that arise from them. In that sense social capital is closely related to what some have called civic virtue. The difference is that social
The Foundation is recruiting social media ambassadors to help nonprofit organizations communicate their message for Richland Gives. Richland Gives, an online day of giving slated for December 1, 2015
The Women's Fund of the Richland County Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations until September 18, 2015.
I am looking for business owners to sponsor Richland Gives, a day of giving, set for December 1, 2015. The day is designed to to build capacity for local nonprofits.
Richland Gives, an online day of giving, is set for December 1, 2015. It is designed to encourage everyone to contribute to local nonprofits through a single giving website. Registration in open to Richland County nonprofit organizations.
The Foundation awarded $29,183 to 16 local nonprofit organizations for Summertime Kids programs. Grants of up to $2,500 support creative, educational and fun-filled summer activities for hundreds of Richland County children each year.
Donors of the Richland County Foundation are passionate about education. It represents about 60% of all grants. This year $441,415 was awarded.
Teacher Assistance Program (TAP) grants are selected by a community committee for creative and innovative supplemental programs not covered by school funding. The grant applications are due July 10, 2015.
The award is sponsored by the Women's Fund of the Richland County Foundation and was named in honor of JoAnn Dutton to celebrate women who volunteer to make this a better community.
Income tax related to trusts is the topic of a continuing education seminar for professional advisors sponsored by the Richland County Foundation May 21. Attorneys can earn three continuing education credit hours.
The State of the Richland County Foundation by President Brady Groves during the 2015 annual meeting. The Foundation awarded over $4.2 million grants in 2014 from a growing asset pool of $140 million.
The Women's Fund of the Richland County Foundation is offering people a way to honor special women in their lives with a Mother's Day gift to benefit women.
Children honor their father with a scholarship fund at the Richland County Foundation.
A continuing education seminar for attorneys, accountants, insurance agents and other professional advisors sponsored by the Foundation will be held Thursday, May 21
She attributes some of her success to a scholarship provided by the Richland County Foundation. She received the scholarship after graduating from Crestview High School and Pioneer Career and Technology Center. She enrolled for classes at North Central State College and over three years earned two associates degrees, one in accounting and another in financial management.
A grant from the Foundation assisted with a soul food dinner at Ohio State University -Mansfield and North Central State College campus as part of its Black History Month
The Women's Fund of the Richland County Foundation is offering a series of educational lectures, the first one is March 10 at 7 p.m. at the NCSC Urban Center with Cheryl Carter.
The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees recently approved grants totaling more than $1,606,225.
The Richland County Foundation commits to creating an improved visitor impression of downtown Mansfield and leads the way in transforming a neighborhood in decline.
The Richland County Foundation would like your input on our community. Please take the time for this brief questionnaire.
The Connections Fund of the Richland County Foundation awarded three grants to focus on parenting programs.
In response to a community committee recommendation to invest resources in economic development; the Richland County Foundation is working with strategic partners #economicdevelopment #collaboration
The Richland County Foundation held an orientation today for the inaugural class of its Osborne Meese Academy. The program is designed to build and support nonprofit organizations.
Board of Trustees approved grants from donor advised, donor designated, field of interest and community funds for various community programs.
The Women's Fund announces $15,200 in grants with a focus on women and girls with a preference for parenting programs during its annual luncheon.
Foundation Board of Trustees approved $96,450 to establish a nonprofit capacity building and support program to serve as an informational resource and act as a catalyst to encourage stronger collaboration in the community.
The foundation invests in warm winter coats for Friendly House children