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$441K in Grants and Distributions Awarded in First Part of 2019

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley distributed $441,559.20 in competitive grants and donor recommended distributions since the beginning of the year. Sixteen grants were funded through the Community Foundation’s first competitive grant cycle of the year, totaling $134,756, while donor recommended distributions made to 19 organizations totaled $306,803.20.


Competitive Grants:

*indicates this funding is a part of a larger multi-fund grant

John S. and Doris M. Andrews Memorial Fund

  • Angels For Animals Inc.
    Andrew Hall Flooring-$27,500

The Arnett Family Fund

  • Bascom Elementary, LaBrae Local Schools
    Bounce Into Bascom-$2,756
  • The City Club of Cleveland
    The City Club of the Mahoning Valley-$5,000
  • Eastern Ohio Education Partnership
    Data Alignment – Cradle to Career-$5,000
  • Inspiring Minds*
    2019 Inspiring Minds Summer Enrichment Program-$5,000
  • Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic
    Neil Kennedy Recovery Centers New Wing (Addition)-$5,000
  • Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation*
    Clean Up Glenwood Avenue-$5,000
  • YWCA Mahoning Valley*
    Girl’s Camp-$5,000

The First Place Community Fund

  • The Ohio Foundation Of Independent Colleges, Inc.
    The First Place Community Fund Scholarship Program-$6,000
  • Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County*
    2019 Summer Discover (Reading) Program – A Universe of Stories-$1,000
  • Ronald Mcdonald House of Cleveland Inc.
    Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland Room Sponsorship-$2,500

The Gibert Fund for Disadvantaged Children and Youth

  • Inspiring Minds*
    2019 Inspiring Minds Summer Enrichment Program-$3,000

The Kennedy Family Fund

  • Autism Society Of Mahoning Valley
    Camp FRIEND – Summer 2019-$10,000
  • Compass Family And Community Services
    Sojourner House Domestic Violence Program-$10,000
  • Henry M Halstead Field Of Opportunity dba The Walnut Grove
    The Walnut Grove Phase 2 – Inclusive Playground-$5,000
  • Lit Youngstown
    Literary Programs May – September 2019-$1,500
  • National Inventors Hall of Fame, Inc.
    Camp Invention Summer STEM Enrichment Program-$5,000
  • OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Childrens Center For Science & Technology
    2019 Summer Manufacturing Institute-$5,000
  • Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County*
    2019 Summer Discover (Reading) Program – A Universe of Stories-$5,000
  • Ronald Mcdonald House of Cleveland Inc.
    Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland Room Sponsorship-$5,000
  • Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation*
    Clean Up Glenwood Avenue-$7,500
  • YWCA Mahoning Valley*
    Girl’s Camp-$6,000

The Seals Family Donor Advised Endowment Fund

  • Inspiring Minds*
    2019 Inspiring Minds Summer Enrichment Program-$1,000
  • YWCA Mahoning Valley*
    Girl’s Camp-$1,000

Donor Recommended Distributions:

Below is a list of the distributions made at the recommendation of donor-advised funds at the Community Foundation from January 1-April 30, 2019.

John S. and Doris M. Andrews Memorial Fund

  • Difference Makers -$5,000
  • Great Trail Council, Boy Scouts Of America-$10,000
  • Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley-Healthy Community Partnership-$10,000
  • The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown-$500
  • The United Way Of Youngstown And The Mahoning Valley-$10,000
  • Westminster College-$12,500
  • Youngstown State University Foundation-$10,000

The Arnett Family Fund

  • AGAPE Service Foundation, Inc.-$4,000
  • Boardman Booster Club-$10,000
  • Degraffenried Chorale, Inc.-$1,000

Boardman Schools Fund for Educational Excellence

  • Boardman Local Schools-$5,583.20

Champion Educational Enrichment Fund

  • Champion Schools-$2,920

The Collier Expendable Fund

  • Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley-$154,000

Dennis and Luann Rossi Family Fund

  • John F. Kennedy High School-$1,000

The Kennedy Family Fund

  • Beatitude House-$50,000

The Love Life Foundation Fund

  • Trumbull County Educational Service Center-$500

Mahoning County Career & Technical Center Foundation Fund

  • Mahoning County Career and Technical Center Foundation-$300
  • Mahoning County Career and Technical Center Foundation-$1,000

E. Jeffrey and Carol A. Rossi Family Foundation Fund

  • Diocese of Youngstown-$12,500
  • W.D. Packard Foundation-$5,000

J. David and Madelon M. Sabine Family Fund

  • Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley-Healthy Community Partnership-$1,000