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Healthier Communities Conference Seeks Health Solutions

Congressman Tim Ryan Among Keynote Speakers at Innovations 2.0 Warren, Ohio — Mahoning and Trumbull counties continue to rank among the lowest in Ohio for health outcomes and health factors, and a group of local foundations is coordinating a new initiative to do something about that. The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, along with …

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Healthy Food Initiatives Grow in Youngstown, Warren

Grants Stretch Food Dollars at Farmers’ Markets Low-income residents in Youngstown and Warren have responded positively to efforts that encourage them to buy and eat locally grown, healthy food. The Western Reserve and Trumbull Memorial health foundations have recognized the importance of these initiatives by providing grants to neighborhood non-profit organizations in both cities.  The …

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Fund for Women and Girls Picks Up Steam

 Leadership Group in Place, First Grant Announced The fledgling Fund for Women and Girls, established and administered by the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, has gained momentum with the organization of a leadership group, the announcement of its initial grant and the success of its first networking event. The fund has established a Guiding …

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WRHF Grant Supports Safe School Routes, Exercise

The Western Reserve Health Foundation is playing a key role in a multi-year effort to make it easier – and safer — for Youngstown students to walk or ride their bicycles to school. A recent $30,000 grant from the WRHF enabled the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. to hire a coordinator for its Safe Routes to …

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Attorneys, Accountants Welcome at Continuing Ed Seminar on Ethics

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is inviting local attorneys and accountants to a free October continuing education seminar on professionalism and ethics. Titled “The Ethics of Fairness in Client Interaction and Representation,” the seminar is scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 in the President’s Suite in Youngstown State University’s Kilcawley …

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Community Foundation Unveils New Logo

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley today unveiled its new logo, which features​ connected elements that emphasize the interconnectedness of the community it serves. “Our new logo conveys the close relationships that unite those working for good across Mahoning and Trumbull counties,” said Shari Harrell, president of the Community Foundation. “It reflects the foundation’s …

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CFMV Seeks Donor Services Associate

The Community Foundation of Mahoning Valley is seeking a full-time Donor Services Associate. The position will be responsible for providing excellent and efficient service for all donors and affiliates of the Community Foundation in support of its mission. This includes data management and reporting relating to grant making, gifts, and fund tracking. Read more here.

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Valley Health Foundations Seek Grant Proposals

(Youngstown / Warren, Ohio) The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation are welcoming proposals for both their Community Health grant programs and recently launched Issue Specific grant programs. The foundations, affiliates of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, support innovative projects that serve the health needs of Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The Community Health grant …

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Community Foundation Awards Grant to YBI’s WE Program

(Youngstown, OH) The Fund for Women and Girls, a component fund of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, will be awarding a grant of $14,321 to the Youngstown Business Incubator’s Women in Entrepreneurship program at a special reception on Wednesday, July 20, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The check presentation and celebration will take place …

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CFMV Distributes over $295,000 in First Half of 2016

(Youngstown / Warren, Ohio) The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley announced today that $295,670 in grants and distributions were awarded for the first half of 2016. The funds include $156,003 in grants to 26 non-profit organizations in Mahoning and Trumbull counties that submitted requests through the Community Foundation’s grantmaking process. The remaining $139,670 was …

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