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Foundation Approves Over $300,000 In Grants This Month

15 Aug , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $304,278 in grants to area nonprofit organizations during its August meeting.

The board reviewed the $52,561 education grants for the upcoming school year to local teachers for their creative or supplemental programs not covered by school funding. The grants were given to K-12 teachers in public and private Richland County schools to encourage them to develop new programs, projects, or events for their classrooms. More…

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Foundation Approves $2.1 Million In Grants For Richland County Organizations

12 Jun , 2019  

Continuing their investment in the Richland County community and the organizations that make the county a great place to live, work, and play, the Richland County Foundation Board approved a total of $2,141,608 in grants at its June meeting. More…

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Ohio State Mansfield Receives Grant To Launch $2 Million Food Project

14 May , 2019  

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) awarded a matching grant to The Ohio State University at Mansfield to launch a $2 million dollar urban sustainable food system project that will increase access to fruits, vegetables and other specialty crops while supporting the local economy. The project was developed and is being managed by Associate Professor of Environmental History Kip Curtis. More…

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Local Juvenile Court To Receive Technology Grant

18 Apr , 2019  

Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor announced on Wednesday that 47 local court projects are receiving more than $2.9 million in this year’s technology grant funding through the Ohio Supreme Court.

This includes a grant going to the Juvenile Division of the Richland County Court of Common Pleas. More…

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Foundation Approves Almost $450,000 in Grants

14 Apr , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $449,876 in grants during its April board meeting

The Richland County Humane Society was awarded a grant to help with a plan to reorganize for sustainability of the organization. That plan includes a newly created position for a managing director to provide leadership in operations, including budgeting and fundraising activities. More…

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Area Youth Benefitted By Richland County Foundation Summertime Program Grants

12 Apr , 2019  

As in previous years, this year the Richland County Foundation is supporting summertime programs focused on children.

The Summertime Kids Committee Co-Chaired by Foundation Board of Trustee members Julie McCready and Jotika Shetty along with members from the community recently awarded $53,321 in Summertime Kid grants. More…

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Kids. Summer. Grants For Programs.

19 Jan , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations for its Summertime Kids (STK) grant program. The program grants are for nonprofit agencies to provide safe, fun-filled activities for Richland County children during the summer months. Grant amounts range from $300 – $2,500.

Last year, a committee that included Foundation Board of Trustee and community members awarded over $63,000 in STK grants. More…

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Grant To Support Tech Awareness To Transform Lives Of Disabled Richland Countians

9 Jan , 2019  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities has received a $20,000 grant from the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council and The Ohio State University Nisonger Center.

The grant is one of 13 awarded since last September to support initiatives that expand remote support or remote monitoring availability in Ohio. More…

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Village Of Lexington Receives NatureWorks Grant

26 Oct , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has approved more than $4.4 million in project funding through the NatureWorks grant program, which will be used to improve outdoor recreational opportunities for Ohioans across the state.

Included in that funding is a grant for the Village of Lexington. More…

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Mansfielder Receives Filmmaking Grant From Sundance Institute

24 Oct , 2018  

The prestigious Sundance Institute has awarded financial support to several filmmakers, including one born and raised in Mansfield, Kevin Jerome Everson.

Ten independent filmmakers working at the vanguard of inventive artistic practice in story, craft and form will receive distinctive opportunities from Sundance Institute’s Art of Nonfiction Fellowship and Fund. More…

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Foundation Approves Half Million In Grants To Nonprofit Agencies

10 Oct , 2018  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $568,627 in grants to area nonprofit agencies during its October meeting.

The Mansfield Art Center received a grant for its Art Rising campaign. The campaign includes funding to build a new arts education building, an events pavilion, renovations to the current building, an outreach program with Mansfield City Schools and support of a new marketing/development employee. More…

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Federal Grant To Boost At-Risk Academic Performance

14 Sep , 2018  

An after-school partnership between Mansfield City Schools and the North End Community Improvement Cooperative (NECIC), funded by an $850,000 federal grant, has a goal of improving the academic performance of at-risk middle school students over the next five years.

“We will help the NECIC and they will help us with family engagement. Our combined goal will be academic improvement for at-risk seventh- and eighth-graders,” said Holly Christie, Ed.D, the district’s director of student support programs. More…

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Mansfield Schools, Other County Educators Receive Program Grants

30 Aug , 2018  

Mansfield City Schools teachers received $28,366 this month in educational program grants awarded through the Richland County Foundation.

Among them is Keli Henry, an intervention specialist in her 13th year at Malabar Intermediate School, who works with students who have behavioral issues. Henry’s “Programming with Robots” proposal was approved for a $1,430 grant from the Katharine C. Bristor Fund. More…

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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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