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Make the Most of Your End-of-Year Giving

While most donors give because of their desire to improve the community and support those less fortunate, The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley believes with a bit of strategy, donors can also take advantage of tax benefits offered for charitable giving. Below are a few items to consider as you plan your end-of-year giving: …

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Local Health Foundations Issue Requests for Letters of Inquiry, Applications for fall grant cycles

Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation and the Western Reserve Health Foundation are welcoming proposals for their Community Health and Issue Specific grant programs. The Foundations, supporting organizations of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, fund innovative projects that address the health needs of Mahoning and Trumbull county residents and specifically address social and economic challenges …

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Two Component Funds of the Community Foundation Award $67,500

The Young Philanthropist Fund and the Fund for Warren’s Future, both component funds of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, made $67,500 in combined grants during the first part of the year. The Young Philanthropist Fund was established in 2006 to introduce young leaders to philanthropy, and the G.I.V.E.S. Committee of the Mahoning Valley …

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Lowry Joins CFMV to Run Healthy Community Partnership

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is excited to announce the addition of Sarah Lowry to its staff. Lowry was named director of the Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley (HCP-MV), a new position created to advance the work of the partnership. HCP-MV, a Valley-wide collaborative with a long-term goal to improve health outcomes in Mahoning …

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Both Health Foundations Issue Requests for LOIs, Applications for Spring Grant Cycles

Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation and the Western Reserve Health Foundation are welcoming proposals for their Community Health and Issue Specific grant programs. The Foundations, supporting organizations of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, fund innovative projects that address the health needs of Mahoning and Trumbull counties and specifically address social and economic challenges proven …

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CFMV Announces 2018 Grant Deadlines, Distributes $261,776.99

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley released grant deadlines for 2018, as detailed below: Community Foundation general grant fund and First Place Community Fund (three cycles): February 1, June 1 and October 1 Young Philanthropist Fund: February 1 The Fund for Warren’s Future: March 23 International Institute Funds: June 1 Hospice Trust of Trumbull …

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Innovations 2018 Conference to Focus on Action Steps toward a Healthier Mahoning Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – Mahoning and Trumbull counties continue to rank among the lowest in Ohio for health outcomes and health factors. Now, a collection of local foundations is taking next steps toward reversing this trend by building solutions that promote a healthier Mahoning Valley. The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, along with William Swanston …

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CFMV is Hiring

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley has an immediate opening for a Partnership Coordinator. The position will be responsible for the advancement of the Healthy Community Partnership, an emerging multi-sector collaboration working to create a healthier Mahoning Valley. A full job description and application instructions are available here.

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CFMV’s Annual Appeal is Underway

The Community Foundation’s 2017-18 annual appeal is now underway. We hope you’ll join us in making the Mahoning Valley a better place to live, learn, work, and play! Visit our online giving page to make a donation today, and read the full appeal letter below.

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Join Us for a Free and Engaging Continuing Education Seminar on October 18

JOIN US FOR A FREE AND ENGAGING CONTINUING EDUCATION SEMINAR ON OCT. 18 Co-sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley and the Dr. James Dale Center for Ethics at YSU Designed for attorneys and accountants WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 | 2 to 5:20 p.m. WHERE: Youngstown State University, The Williamson College of Business Administration …

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