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Richland Idea Audition Coming On Tuesday

14 Oct , 2018  

Ever have what you thought was a fantastic idea for a new business or product? Listen to what others have come up with at the Richland Idea Audition this Tuesday night.

The event will be held at the Ohio State University-Mansfield Founders Hall.  The focus of the pitch contest is to support new business, help entrepreneurs get a new business off the ground and introduce entrepreneurs to the community for support. 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…



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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RichlandGives Registration Now Open

10 Aug , 2018  

Registration is open to Richland County nonprofit organizations for Richland Gives, a day of giving, hosted by the Richland County Foundation. It is free but nonprofits must register each year to participate via Registration will close on October 30.

Richland Gives will be held on November 27, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. It coincides with the international day of giving, Giving Tuesday. More…



Foundation Awards Educational Program Grants For New Programs, Projects, And Events

2 Aug , 2018  

The Richland County Foundation has awarded $57,493 in educational program grants for the upcoming school year to local teachers for their creative or supplemental programs not covered by school funding.

The grants are given to K-12 teachers in public or private Richland County schools to encourage them to develop new programs, projects, or events for their classrooms. The following grants were selected by a committee comprised of Richland County Foundation board members, teachers and community volunteers. More…


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Malabar Farm Foundation Establishes Endowed Fund; Donations Welcome

11 Jul , 2018  

The Malabar Farm Foundation recently established an endowed fund at the Richland County Foundation.

Malabar Farm Foundation Vice President Bob Berry said the fund is to help plan for the future of the beloved Malabar Farm State Park. “There was a time when the Foundation board was scrambling to have enough money to mail membership applications for the Louis Bromfield Society, a membership program established to raise funds to support the mission of the Foundation. 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…


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Imaginations Fueled, Traveling Mansfielders Share Their Experiences

1 Jun , 2018  

Fifteen Mansfielders sat on the Renaissance Theatre stage on Thursday evening and shared experiences of a trip designed to fuel the imagination and transform a community.

The event was the “SXSW419 Public Forum,” the first large scale public discussion of what the group found in March at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas. The trip was funded by the Richland County Foundation as a part of its 2018 corporate focus on downtown revitalization. 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 Building Community With Grants

8 Apr , 2018  

The Richland County Foundation has recently made several grants to projects which fuel the creation and sustaining of strong local communities. Those grants include the following: More…

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New Richland County Foundation Fund Seeks To Protect Nature Preserves

2 Apr , 2018  

The North Central Ohio Land Conservancy recently established a designated fund at the Richland County Foundation. The fund will generate annual support for the nonprofit organization, and it will benefit from the Foundation’s professional asset management.

The NCOLC mission is to protect the natural heritage of the North Central Ohio area. It purchases land that is botanically significant and then dedicates it as a nature preserve, utilizing conservation easements. More…

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Mansfield In Austin

9 Mar , 2018  

Fifteen Mansfielders flew to Austin, Texas on Thursday evening as the first step in a year-long look at re-imaging downtown Mansfield.

The visit to South by Southwest Interactive (often referred to as SXSW) is being funded by a grant from the Richland County Foundation (Richland Source story here). It’s an intriguing way to start such a process, one which might actually be called disruptive. In our vocabulary, mind you, “disruptive” is a strong compliment. 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…