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Richland County Agency Receives Grant To Aid In Emergency Reponses

3 Aug , 2018  

When the next time arrives that local safety forces are called to deal with hazardous materials, they will be all the more ready due to a recently received grant.

The Richland County Emergency Management Agency has been awarded $28,728.78 in funding Ohio Homeland Security Grant Program. The money will enable the Agency to purchase 18 fully encapsulated hazardous materials suits. This new protective clothing will be used by the regional hazardous materials team. More…

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Fire Department Receives Grant For Protective Equipment

10 Jul , 2018  

The Mansfield Fire Department has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation (BWC) for the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment.

The $15,000 grant was received from the Firefighter Exposure to Environmental Elements Grant program, which the BCW uses to partner with Ohio fire departments. More…


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Foundation Approves $1.23 Million In Grants

16 Jun , 2018  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $1,230,106 in grants to nonprofit organizations during its June meeting.

Projects at area nonprofit organizations that received grants from a combination of unrestricted, donor advised and field of interest funds include: More…



Two Local Recipients Of Large Grants For Language And Literacy

25 May , 2018  

More than $33 million was awarded Wednesday by the Ohio Department of Education to 46 school districts and consortiums of districts to improve the language and literacy development of our state’s children.

Recipients included the Mansfield-based Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center (MOESC), which serves students in Richland, Crawford, and Morrow Counties, as well as Mansfield City Schools. More…

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Foundation Funds Interns, Summertime Activities For Youth

15 Apr , 2018  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $262,503 in grants during its April board meeting Over $100,000 in grants went to fund 24 paid summer interns at Richland County nonprofit organizations from the Fran and Warren Rupp Donor Advised Fund.

The Summertime Kids Committee chaired by Foundation Board of Trustee member Julie McCready and members from the community awarded 35 Summertime Kid grants totaling $63,225.05. The grants of up to $2,500 were given to support creative, educational and fun-filled activities for hundreds of Richland County children. More…

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Foundation Awards Over $1.8 Million In Grants

15 Feb , 2018  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved grants totaling $ 1,824,304.10 during its February meeting.

Grants were awarded from the Community Fund to the following nonprofit organizations: More…


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Ohio Controlling Board Releases Funds For Local Projects

14 Jan , 2018  

State Representative Mark Romanchuk recently announced that the Ohio Controlling Board approved the release of capital funds for various projects in the 2nd Ohio House District which comprises all of Richland County.

According to documents from the Office of Budget and Management, details of the projects are as follows: More…


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Richland County Foundation Awards Over 2 Million In Grants

13 Oct , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $2,051,238 in grants to area nonprofit agencies during its October meeting.

Kingwood Center Gardens received a three-year grant from the community fund to help build a visitor center. It will be constructed near the Trimble Road entrance and will serve as a welcome center and banquet hall. The new facility will provide visitors a place to purchase tickets, consider the benefits of membership, learn about volunteer opportunities, gather information, plan their visit and learn the rich history of Kingwood Center. More…


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Foundation Makes Connections Fund Grants

31 Jan , 2017  

The Connections Fund of the Richland County Foundation announced its 2017 grants during its Winter Reception January 27 held at the foundation. The Connections Fund donors approved $20,000 in grants this year.


The following organizations and programs were funded by Connections: More…