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2018 Community Report Highlights Microfunding Events, Healthy Community Partnership

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley recently published a condensed version of its 2018 Community Report in the MidApril edition of The Business Journal. The report featured new microfunding strategies that engaged the community in grantmaking and connected smaller nonprofits to funding, along with updates on the organization’s asset growth, traditional grantmaking and the …

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Love Life Foundation Grants Scholarship

On April 10, Daynelle Sanner, advisor to the Love Life Foundation Fund here at CFMV, presented Alyssa Huscroft of LaBrae High School with a $500 art scholarship at the 2019 Trumbull County Educational Service Center Annual Art Show. Daynelle and her mother, Theresa Hutton, established the Love Life Foundation Fund in memory of Jarrett Hutton …

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Innovations Conference 2019: Common Ground to Focus on Forging a Healthier Mahoning Valley

Conference Seeks Strategies for Building Authentic, Trusting Community Relationships 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 continuing their efforts to reverse this trend by identifying and nurturing common ground among stakeholders throughout the Mahoning Valley. The Community …

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Health Foundations Issue Requests for Letters of Inquiry, Applications for Spring Grant Cycles

The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation and the Western Reserve Health Foundation are welcoming proposals for their Community Health and Issue Specific grant programs. The health 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 …

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Scholarships Available for Valley Residents

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley administers a variety of scholarships available for both high school and college students in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties. Deadlines are March 1, 2019 for most scholarships and details for each, including guidelines and applications, are on the Scholarship page of CFMV’s website at www.cfmv.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/. Each scholarship is offered …

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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 …

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2019 Scholarship Guidelines Released

The Community Foundation has announced details for their 2019 scholarships, including submission deadlines and applications. The Foundation coordinates multiple scholarship opportunities, each with unique criteria and submission requirements. Individuals interested in applying should thoroughly review details on our scholarship page before submitting.

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CFMV is Hiring

The Community Foundation is seeking a Donor Services Associate. The position is responsible for providing excellent and efficient service for all donors and affiliates of the Community Foundation in support of the Mission of the organization. This includes data management and reporting relating to grant making, gifts, and fund tracking. Full details including how to …

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Community Foundation Releases 2019 Grant Deadlines

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley released grant deadlines for 2019, as detailed below: Community Foundation general grant (three cycles): February 1, June 1 and October 1 First Place Community Fund (three cycles): February 1, June 1 and October 1 Young Philanthropist Fund: February 1 International Institute Funds: June 1 Hospice Trust of Trumbull …

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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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