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CFMV Urges Thorough Search for Scholarships

Valley Education Funds Help Address Rising Costs for Tuition, Room & Board As the cost of higher education continues to increase, the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is encouraging students and parents to explore as many scholarship opportunities as they can – including the more than a dozen available through funds at the Community …

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CFMV Welcomes New Component Funds

Opera WR, Sorority Association Open Investment Centers The Community Foundation welcomed two new component funds in the final quarter of 2014. The funds, established with a combined total of nearly $40,000, will benefit individuals and the arts in the Mahoning Valley. Opera Western Reserve established an agency endowment fund that will help the organization fulfill …

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Trumbull Hospice Trust Seeks Proposals

Warren, Ohio – The Hospice Trust of Trumbull County plans to announce its second round of grants later this year and is welcoming proposals. The Hospice Trust, with $2.2 million in assets, was originally established to support the work of the Visiting Nurses Association of Trumbull County. When the VNA ceased operations in 2012, the tust …

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Legacy Giving Delivers Impact, Inspiration

A charitable bequest could be one of the most important charitable gifts you will ever make. Estate planning, or legacy giving, allows your personal values to make a lasting impact on the Mahoning Valley and can inspire others to join in your commitment.  You will pass your values on to your children and grandchildren while …

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Health Foundations Seek Grant Proposals

Youngstown/Warren, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation are welcoming grant proposals for innovative programs that serve health needs in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The foundations, which are affiliates of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, have set deadlines of Friday, Feb. 27, for initial letters of inquiry. The …

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TMHF Backs Renovation at Warren YWCA

Latest Awards Also Back Access to Care, Food Deliveries, Overdose Prevention Warren, Ohio – A grant from the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation will support the ongoing resurgence of the Warren YWCA and enable it to convert an unused swimming pool area into program space. The $150,000 grant is the largest among $196,000 awarded in the …

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International Institute Fund Welcomes Grant Applications

Funding Available to Programs that Promote International Cultural Understanding Youngstown/Warren, Ohio – The International Institute Fund is welcoming applications for its 2015 grant cycle. The fund’s board expects to award about $30,000 in grants to 501(c)(3) organizations in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Eligible for funding are programs that align with the Fund’s purpose: To promote …

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National Authority Renews CFMV Accreditation

Youngstown/Warren, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley has again been accredited by the Community Foundations National Standards Board, a national authority that reviews community foundations for operational excellence. The CFMV is the only community foundation in the Mahoning Valley with national standards accreditation. “This is good news for us and the donors …

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WRHF Promotes New Initiatives

Latest Grants Back Programs to Advance Youth Rehabilitation, Infant Health Youngstown, Ohio – A $100,000 grant from the Western Reserve Health Foundation will help the Mahoning County Juvenile Court launch a new program to identify and recommend treatment for drug and mental health issues in the families of young offenders. Meanwhile, a foundation grant of …

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CFMV Releases 2014 Annual Report

It’s out. The Community Foundation’s 2014 annual covers highlights of the year in words and pictures, including short articles about some of the organizations and causes that have received grants from the Community Foundation and its supporting organizations.

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