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$552K+ in Grants and Distributions Awarded Following Second Grant Cycle of 2019

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley distributed $552,900 in competitive grants and donor recommended distributions between May-August of 2019. The Community Foundation’s second competitive grant cycle of the year saw 32 grants funded, totaling $139,000, while donor recommended distributions made to 32 organizations totaled $413,900.


Competitive Grants:

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

The Arnett Family Fund

  • Beatitude House
    Ursuline Sisters Scholars Program: Gift Card Support-$7,500
  • Interfaith Home Maintenance Service, Inc.*
    Emergency or Necessary Home Repair-$10,000
  • Kent State University Foundation, Inc.
    Guest Deaf Theatre Artist James (Joey) Caverly-$2,000
  • St. Johns Episcopal Church
    Concert and Speaker Series-$2,500
  • TEDxYoungstown*
    TEDxYOUNGSTOWN-$5,000
  • Warren Symphony Society*
    Youth Outreach Program-$2,500
  • Yellow Brick Place*
    Yellow Brick Place Wig Bank-$5,000
  • Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries, Inc.*
    Digital Workforce Program-$10,000
  • Youngstown Symphony Society*
    Spiritual Journey-$1,500

The First Place Community Fund

  • Beatitude House
    Ursuline Sisters Scholars Program-$1,000
  • Butler Institute Of American Art
    Good Neighbors 2019-2020-$2,500
  • Girl Scouts Of North East Ohio
    Girl Scout Journey Program-$1,500
  • Interfaith Home Maintenance Service, Inc.
    Emergency or Necessary Home Repair-$1,500
  • Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley
    Junior Achievement Trumbull County Career, College, and Skilled Trades Fair-$500
  • OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children;s Center For Science & Technology
    Field Trip and Outreach Support-$1,000
  • Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center
    Entrepreneurial Support-$1,000
  • The Salvation Army*
    Mental Health Drop In Center-$1,000
  • Yellow Brick Place*
    Yellow Brick Place Wig Bank-$500
  • Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries, Inc.
    CVS Retail Training-$1,000
  • Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation
    Clean Up Glenwood Avenue-$2,500

International Institute Funds

  • A Bridge From Coal To Diamond Girls Inc.
    Pecola’s Pain: Overcoming Colorism and Celebrating Cultural Heritage-$500
  • Beatitude House
    Immigrant Outreach Program & Expansion-$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
  • Grace African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Nursing Guild
    Trumbull County African American Achievers’ Association (TCAAAA) Parade-$500
  • Mahoning Valley Historical Society
    Preserving Cultural Awareness and Diversity-$500
  • Simply Slavic
    Simply Slavic in the Schools-$500
  • The English Center
    The English Center 2019-2020 School Year-$16,000
  • YWCA Mahoning Valley
    International Women’s Day Event-$2,500

Kennedy Family Fund

  • American National Red Cross – Lake to River Chapter
    Services to the Armed Forces in the Mahoning Valley-$2,500
  • Interfaith Home Maintenance Service, Inc.*
    Emergency or Necessary Home Repair-$10,000
  • Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley
    Junior Achievement Trumbull County Career, College and Skilled Trades Fair-$5,000
  • Northeast Ohio Adoption Services
    IGNITE Foster Youth: MENTOR One Who Needs Someone-$5,000
  • Opera Western Reserve Incorporated
    Opera Western Reserve 2019 Production of Macbeth-$3,000
  • TEDxYoungstown*
    TEDxYOUNGSTOWN-$5,000
  • The Salvation Army*
    Mental Health Drop In Center-$5,000
  • Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership
    Building a Better Warren Community Projects-$2,000
  • Warren Symphony Society*
    Youth Outreach Program-$2,500
  • Yellow Brick Place*
    Yellow Brick Place Wig Bank-$2,000
  • Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries, Inc.*
    Digital Workforce Program-$7,500
  • Youngstown Symphony Society*
    Spiritual Journey-$1,500

Donor Recommended Distributions:

Below is a list of the distributions made at the recommendation of donor-advised funds at the Community Foundation from May 1-August 31, 2019.

John S. and Doris M. Andrews Memorial Fund

  • The United Way Of Youngstown And The Mahoning Valley-$10,000

The Arnett Family Fund

  • Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley-$250,000

Champion Educational Enrichment Fund

  • Champion Schools-$640

Cortland-Bazetta Historical Society & Museum Endowment Fund

  • Cortland-Bazetta Historical Society-$6,000

Dennis and Luann Rossi Family Fund

  • Academic Support Center (ASC) of Notre Dame College-$10,000
  • Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County-$1,500
  • John and Dororthy Masternick Foundation-$1,000

The First Place Community Fund

  • Easter Seal Society of Mahoning Trumbull and Columbiana Counties-$1,000
  • Leadership Mahoning Valley, Inc.-$2,500
  • The United Way Of Youngstown And The Mahoning Valley-$15,000
  • Trumbull Mobile Meals, Inc.-$2,000
  • United Way Of Trumbull County-$5,000

Suzanne and Al Fleming Family Fund

  • Youngstown Playhouse, Inc.-$500
  • Youngstown Symphony Society-$500

The GSW Fund

  • American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation, Inc.-$500
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Inc.-$500
  • Circle Health Services-$750
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America-$750
  • Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio-$750
  • Preterm Foundation-$750
  • The Bon Foundation$800

Huntington Bank Fund

  • Beatitude House-$1,000
  • Mahoning Valley Historical Society-$1,000
  • Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic-$1,000

The McAuley Family Fund

  • Beatitude House-$1,000
  • Dorothy Day House-$1,500
  • Hospice of the Valley-$3,000

E. Jeffrey and Carol A. Rossi Family Foundation Fund

  • Walsh University-$50,000

SJK Charitable Fund

  • Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley-Building Forever Campaign Fund-$10,000
  •  Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley-Mahoning County Veterans Honors Court Fund-$10,000
  • Youngstown State University-$10,000

VEC Community Fund

  • American Cancer Society/Mahoning County-$1,500

Woman’s Board of Youngstown Fund

  • Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley-$3,500

Bert and Joanne Zusman Fund

  • Hold Your Horses-$10,000