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In Warren: 147 W. Market St. - Warren, OH 44481 • P: 330.469.6832 • F: 330.394.5601


Grant Awards–Second Half 2018

The Community Foundation and its three affiliated foundations–the William Swanston Charitable Fund, Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation and Western Reserve Health Foundation–finished the second half of 2018 with distributions for more than 120 local charitable projects totaling $1,628,068.

William Swanston Charitable Fund

  • Lincoln Knolls Community Watch
    Lincoln Knolls Community Park-$30,000
  • Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership
    Warren Parks Action Plans-$25,000
  • Joint Grant Applicants: Boardman Township Zoning, Howland Township, Trumbull County Combined Health District and Youngstown City Schools
    Creative Crosswalks-$15,069
  • Joint Grant Applicants: Boardman Township Zoning, Trumbull County Combined Health District and Youngstown City Schools
    Mahoning Valley Walk and Bike to School Day 2019-$5,748

Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation

  • Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley
    Where Does Your Sidewalk End?-$5,000
  • Howland Township Park District
    Howland Park District Tiger Town-$25,000
  • Mercy Health
    Peer Recovery Program-$36,982
  • Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio
    Moms & Babies First Program-$5,000
  • Trumbull County Combined Health District
    Project DAWN of Trumbull County-$5,000
  • Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership
    Healthy Retail Food Access Coordinator Fellowship-$60,000
    Warren Parks Action Plans-$25,000

Western Reserve Health Foundation

  • Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley
    Where Does Your Sidewalk End?-$5,000
  • Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.
    Health Education Advocacy and Law Project-Mahoning Valley Infant Mortality HUB-$7,500
  • Down Syndrome Association of the Valley
    DSAV Fitness Programs-Tennis and Swim-$4,500
  • Lincoln Knolls Community Watch
    Lincoln Knolls Community Park-$70,852
  • Mercy Health Youngstown
    Stepping Out Program-$27,500
  • Neil Kennedy Recovery Centers
    Neil Kennedy Recovery Centers New Wing Addition-$50,000
  • Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio
    Moms & Babies First Program-$5,000
  • Youngstown CityScape
    Wick Park Running Trail Improvement Project-$73,700

Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley

  • 40 Under 40 Awards
    Donor Directed Distribution-$2,500
  • A Bridge from Coal to Diamond Girls
    FFWG Microfunding Event Winner-$1,000
    Valley Soup-$250
  • Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley
    Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Behavioral Health Expansion Project-$10,000
    Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Palliative Care Program-$40,000
    Clubs for Kids event-$250
  • Angels For Animals Inc
    Angel Wing Digital Vet X Ray Machine-$5,000
  • Animal Charity Of Ohio Inc
    New Humane Vehicle-$2,500
  • Associated Neighborhood Centers
    After School at McGuffey Center-$2,500
  • Beatitude House
    Donor Directed Distributions-$22,500
    Immigrant Outreach Expansion (formerly English Language Learners)-$3,000
    Permanent Supportive Housing Lora-$1,000
    Permanent Supportive Housing Lora-$10,000
    Roof repairs at Glenellen facility-$10,000
  • Big Brothers-Big Sisters Of Mahoning Valley Inc
    Site Based Mentoring Program-$5,000
  • Blessed Sacrament Parish
    Donor Directed Distribution-$3,500
  • Boardman Local Schools
    Stadium Drive Elementary Teacher Raffle-$500
    Stadium Drive Elementary School-$22,900
  • Boardman Township Park
    Designated Fund Distribution-$4,741
  • Children’s Rehabilitation Center
    Annual Partnership-$1,500
    Donor Directed Distribution-$2,500
  • City of Warren, Ohio
    Quinby Park Security Camera Project-$4,000
  • Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley Operating Fund
    Donor Directed Distributions-$50,650
  • Difference Makers
    Food Bank Support-$5,000
  • Early Learning Center @ the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown
    Phonemic Awareness in Early Childhood-$5,000
  • Easter Seal Society of Mahoning Trumbull and Columbiana Counties
    Adult Transportation Needs-$1,000
    Adult Transportation Needs-$10,000
  • Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People
    Senior Financial Empowerment Initiative-$5,000
  • Festival of Nations at the YSU Summer Festival of the Arts
    Festival of Nations at the Summer Festival of the Arts-$2,500
  • Friends Of The Mahoning River
    Mahoning River Water Quality Monitoring & Environmental Education-$7,000
  • Fund for Our Economic Future
    Mahoning Valley Membership-$7,448
  • Fund for Warren’s Future
    Donor Directed Distribution-$1,000
  • Girl Scouts Of North East Ohio
    Girl Scout Journey Program-$3,000
  • Grace African Methodist Episcopal Church
    2019 Trumbull County African American Achievers’ Association (TCAAAA) Festival-$500
  • Great Trail Council, Boy Scouts Of America
    Scout Outreach expense in Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana Counties-$10,000
  • Happy Hearts Junior Tamburitzans
    Croatian costumes and instruments-$500
  • Hold Your Horses
    Donor Directed Distribution-$10,000
  • Hospice of the Valley
    Donor Directed Distribution-$5,000
    Medicare Care Choices-$35,000
  • Inspiring Minds
    Inspiring Minds After School and Summer Component-$10,000
  • Interfaith Home Maintenance Service, Inc.
    Agency Fund Distributions-$100,000
    Necessary or Emergency Home Repair-$1,000
    Necessary or Emergency Home Repair-$10,000
  • Jewish Community Center
    Holocaust memorial repair and maintenance-$500
  • John F. Kennedy High School
    Kennedy Commitment Growth Fund-$5,000
  • Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley
    Junior Achievement K-12 programs-$1,000
    Junior Achievement K-12 programs-$5,000
  • Junior League of Youngstown, Inc.
    Agency Fund Distribution-$5,895
    Donor Directed Distribution-$500
  • Lake Erie College
    Annual scholarship fund-$1,500
  • Leadership Mahoning Valley Inc
    Youth Leadership Mahoning Valley-$2,500
  • Liberty High School Sports Hall of Fame
    Capital Campaign-$1,000
  • Lit Youngstown
    Valley Soup-$250
  • Mahoning County Juvenile Court Advisory Board
    Donor Directed Distribution-$1,000
  • Mahoning Valley College Access Program Inc
    Mahoning Valley College Access Program-$5,000
  • Mahoning Valley Historical Society
    Computer workstation & software update-$2,500
    Computer workstation & software update-$1,000
    Memories of Christmas Past-$1,000
  • Midlothian Free Health Clinic (MFHC)
    Diabetes Program-$15,000
  • Oak Hill Collaborative Inc
    Oak Hill Collaborative Digital Inclusion-$2,500
  • OCCHA, Inc. (Organización Cívica y Cultural Hispana Americana, Inc.)
    2019 Three Kings Day Celebration-$500
  • Oh Wow The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center For Science & Technology
    Donor Directed Distribution-$1,000
  • Ohio Living Holdings (dba-Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice)
    Hospice Patient Care and Training Program-$49,540
  • Opera Western Reserve Incorporated
    Opera Western Reserve 2018 Production of Madama Butterfly-$5,000
  • Potential Development Endowment Fund
    Donor Directed Distribution-$10,000
  • Potential Development Program, Inc.
    Agency Fund Distribution-$25,000
  • Project MKC
    Best Foot Forward Program-$15,000
  • Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley
    Donor Directed Distribution-$2,500
  • Second Harvest Foodbank Of The Mahoning Valley
    Cooler 1 Upgrade $5,000
  • Shepherd Of All Gods Children
    Fleece Time program presented at Valley Soup-$1,000
  • St. Christine Parish
    Donor Directed Distribution-$300
  • Students Motivated By The Arts
    Designated Fund Distributions-$17,556
  • The Catholic University of America
    Donor Directed Distribution-$100,000
  • The English Center
    Continued operation of The English Center for English Language Learners-$15,049
  • The Salvation Army
    Emergency Social Services-$10,000
    Mental Health Drop In Center-$5,000
  • The United Way Of Youngstown And The Mahoning Valley
    Designated Fund Distribution-$29,255
    Donor Directed Distributions-$17,000
    Success After 6 Summer Slide Up-$20,000
  • The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown
    Donor Designated Distribution-$200
  • Town One Range One
    Tree replacement and maintenance-$3,000
  • Trumbull County Historical Society
    TCHS Pop-up Exhibit, Minimalism: Choice or Circumstance?-$2,500
  • Trumbull Mobile Meals, Inc.
    Donor Directed Distribution-$2,000
  • Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership
    Building a Better Warren Community Projects-$2,500
  • United Way Of Trumbull County
    Designated Fund Distribution-$17,658
    Donor Directed Distribution-$5,000
  • Valley Counseling Services
    Agency Fund Distributions-$841
  • W.D. Packard Foundation
    Digital sign at Packard Music Hall-$25,000
  • Warren Gridiron Club
    Designated Fund Distributions-$2,225
  • Warren Philharmonic Orchestra
    Designated Fund Distribution-$1,727
  • Westminster College
    Addition to Doris and Jack Andrews Academic Scholar Award-$12,500
  • Young Philanthropist Fund
    Donor Directed Distribution-$2,500
  • Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries, Inc.
    Digital Workforce Development Program-$15,000
  • Youngstown Business Incubator
    Elevating Every Entrepreneur Fundraising Campaign-$40,000 over 4 years
    Israel-YBI Collaborative (I-YBI)-$2,500
  • Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation
    Corridor Improvement Corps-$2,500
  • Youngstown Playhouse, Inc.
    Facilities Improvement Plan: Phase One-$3,500
  • Youngstown State University
    We See Tomorrow Campaign, designated for the Rich Center for Autism-$150,000
  • Youngstown State University Foundation
    Northeastern Ohio Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition-$5,000
  • YSUscape
    Valley Soup-$250
  • YWCA Mahoning Valley
    Girls’ Camp 2018-$10,000
    International Women’s Day Event-$2,500