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Western Reserve Health Foundation Announces $101,900 in Grants

(Youngstown, Ohio) – The Western Reserve Health Foundation today announced grants of $101,900 to 6 local health and wellness initiatives including Neil Kennedy Recovery Center and Goodwill Industries of Youngstown. “We are pleased to support a broad range of health-related programs with this round of grants,” said Phillip Dennison, chairman of the foundation and principal …

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Swanston Fund Announces $298,200 in 2016 Grants

Initiatives Include Playground Enhancement, Resource Mothers, More  YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (May 23, 2016) – The William Swanston Charitable Fund today announced $298,200 in 2016 grants for 9 initiatives focused on health and wellness of at-risk children, including installing outdoor playground equipment in two well-used Youngstown parks and a comprehensive program focused on disadvantaged at-risk mothers-to-be, mothers …

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Young Philanthropist Fund Awards Grants

(Youngstown, OH) The Young Philanthropist Fund (YPF), a component fund of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, awarded a total of $4,000 in grants to two local organizations, Potential Development and the Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown. Potential Development will receive $3,000 to purchase social emotional curriculum materials for their pre-school students, while …

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Jean Rider Scholarship Accepting Applications

 (Youngstown, OH)  The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is accepting applications for the Jean Rider Scholarship.  The scholarship, which was funded by the Diabetes Partnership of the Mahoning Valley, is a component fund of CFMV. Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from the Mahoning Valley who are Type 1 insulin-dependent diabetics. …

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You Can Give More for Less with Your IRA

IRAs can now qualify for tax-free charitable distributions For years, estate planners have recommended that retirement accounts may be the most tax-effective asset in larger estates to distribute to charity. These assets may not only be vulnerable to heavy taxation as part of an estate but can also be taxed again as income on the …

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Local Health Foundations Seek Grant Proposals

(Youngstown / Warren, Ohio) – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation are welcoming proposals for their newly launched Issue Specific grant programs. The foundations, affiliates of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, support innovative projects that serve the health needs of Mahoning and Trumbull Counties. New in 2016 are …

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CFMV Distributes $1.4 Million in 2nd Half of 2015

Latest Grants Support Hospice of the Valley, Hope House, 20+ Others  Youngstown/Warren, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley today announced the award of more than $1.4 million in grants and distributions for the second half of 2015. The funds include $167,400 in grants to 24 nonprofit organizations in Mahoning and Trumbull counties that …

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TMHF Backs Anti-Overdose Program

Patrick K. Wilson (left), chair of the foundation, with Frank Migliozzi, health commissioner, and Kathy Parrilla, RN, PHN, program coordinator for Project DAWN of Trumbull County. Foundation Approves $19K+ Grant After Public Health Officials Log 4 Reversals The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation today announced a grant of $19,127 to a local overdose-prevention program credited with …

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Young Philanthropist Fund Welcomes Grant Proposals

The Young Philanthropist Fund is welcoming proposals from nonprofit organizations seeking grants of up to $4,000 for initiatives in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Those interested in applying for a grant must submit an application by Friday, Jan. 1. (The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley’s online grant application center can be accessed here.) The Young …

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Swanston Fund Invites Proposals for Grants

The William Swanston Charitable Fund is welcoming proposals from nonprofit organizations seeking grant funds for initiatives that improve the health and well-being of at-risk children in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Those interested in applying for a grant must submit a letter of inquiry by Friday, Dec. 18. A form for that inquiry and the fund’s …

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