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Women’s Fund Seeks Nominations for the JoAnn Dutton Award

10 Sep , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation has announced that the Women’s Fund is accepting nominations for the JoAnn Dutton Volunteer Community Service Award. The award, given each November, celebrates and honors women leaders who devote a significant amount of time and energy in a meaningful way to local charitable organizations. A nomination form is available at and is due by Friday, October 4. More…

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Registration is Open for Richland Gives

6 Sep , 2019  

Each year after Thanksgiving Richland County residents are encouraged to participate in Giving Tuesday, which is hosted locally by the Richland County Foundation’s Richland Gives initiative. The goal is to facilitate online fundraising for local nonprofit organizations by providing a single platform/website through which residents can easily make online contributions to the nonprofit organizations that they are most passionate about. More…

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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…



Foundation Awards Over $569,000 In Scholarships

18 Jun , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation recently awarded $569,091 in scholarships to Richland County students. Scholarships are awarded based on a student’s financial need and grade point average.

RCF Scholarship Committee Chairwoman Jana Mulherin reported during the June Board of Trustees meeting that 256 students received scholarships from 65 various funds, of those, 86 students will attend a local college or university. 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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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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College And Trade Scholarship Applications Deadline Approaching

11 Mar , 2019  

The deadline for Richland County Foundation college and trade school scholarship applications for the 2019-20 school year is rapidly nearing.

New applicants and high school seniors must have at least a 2.5-grade point average (GPA), college students and returning applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA, attend an accredited school on a full-time basis and be a resident or high school graduate of Richland County. The deadline for college scholarship applications is April 1. More…

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Downtown Rising

1 Mar , 2019  

On Thursday, the Richland County Foundation unveiled the final document which profiles the “Mansfield Rising” revitalization strategy.

The focus of that plan is easy to articulate — an intense focus on and effort to revitalize a multi-block area in the middle of Mansfield that has, in its day, served as the city’s retail, social, and political center. 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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Richland Gives Total Now Over $309,000 And Growing

28 Nov , 2018  

It was a very successful day for area non-profits on Tuesday, with donations received during Richland Gives totaling over $309,000 as of late in the evening.

Richland Gives is designed to encourage people to contribute to local nonprofits they care about through a single giving platform/website hosted by the Richland County Foundation. More…


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RichlandGives This Tuesday

25 Nov , 2018  

Richland Gives, a day of giving to the area’s non-profit organizations and hosted by the Richland County Foundation, is taking place this Tuesday. The local event coincides with the international day of giving, Giving Tuesday. More…


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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…