Foundation Scholarship Application Now Available

10 Jan , 2018  

One of the many benefits of life in Richland County is the generosity of its residents – both those currently living and those who have given in the past to make opportunities available for individuals, families, and organizations.

Case in point: last year, the Richland County Foundation awarded some $380,172 in scholarships to area students. The Foundation has just announced that its college and trade school scholarship application for the 2018-19 school year is now available online at More…



OSU Mansfield Campus Raises $10K For Student Emergency Fund

14 Dec , 2017  

Community members came out in a big way to show their love and support of students at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. With a goal of $5,000, Ohio State Mansfield more than doubled that mount, raising a total of $10,027 in support of the Student Emergency Fund during the annual Richland Gives fundraiser in Richland County on November 28.

Richland Gives coincides with the international day of giving called Giving Tuesday. Members of the community are encouraged to contribute to local nonprofits through a single giving online platform. More…

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For Third Year In A Row, Richland Gives and Gives

29 Nov , 2017  

When the totals were tallied, Tuesday’s Richland Gives generated a record setting amount for area non-profits.

Richland Gives coincides with the international day of giving, #GivingTuesday, and is designed to encourage people to contribute to local nonprofits they care about through a single giving platform/website. The Richland County Foundation sponsors the day to build capacity, grow philanthropy and make the community stronger. 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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Richland Gives Registration Open

27 Aug , 2017  

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 28, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. It coincides with the international day of giving, Giving Tuesday. More…

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Foundation Awards Over $400,000

18 Aug , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved over $400,354 in grants to area nonprofit organizations during its August meeting.

Richland County nonprofit organizations that received grants for projects from unrestricted funds include: More…



Foundation Awards Teacher Assistance Program Grants

8 Aug , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation recently awarded $59,671 in Teacher Assistance Program grants for the upcoming school year to 55 local teachers for their creative and innovative supplemental programs not covered by school funding. More…


Foundation Awards $355,400 In Scholarships

27 Jun , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation has awarded $355,400 in scholarships to Richland County students this year.

RCF Scholarship Committee Chairman Chan Stevens reported 276 students received scholarships from various funds. The average scholarship amount was $1,343. More…


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Foundation Holds Annual Meeting

10 May , 2017  

Community building was the topic of the Richland County Foundation Annual Meeting held last week at the Mid-Ohio Education Center.

Over 100 people attended to hear messages from Foundation President Brady Groves and Linden Road Presbyterian Lead Pastor Tom Roepke. Both men talked about the need to work together to improve the community. More…

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Foundation To Hold Annual Meeting

23 Apr , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation is holding its Annual Meeting on May 1, and you are invited.

It will take place at 11:30 AM at the Mid Ohio Educational Conference Center, 890 West Fourth Street, Mansfield. Keynote speaker is Linden Road Presbyterian Church Lead Pastor Tom Roepke. More…

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Foundation Supports Summertime Programs For Kids

14 Apr , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation is supporting summertime programs focused on children.  A committee of Foundation Board of Trustees and community members recently awarded 20 grants totaling $39,416.

The grants of up to $2,500 were given to support creative, educational and fun-filled activities for hundreds of Richland County children.  More…



Foundation Scholarships Deadline Approaches

20 Mar , 2017  

There Is still time to for local students to apply for undergraduate education scholarships through the Richland County Foundation, but that window will be closing soon.

The Foundation has a long history of making grants for college scholarships. There are more than 50 scholarship funds that support the undergraduate grant program. In addition, scholarships are awarded from Richland County Foundation Unrestricted Funds, as directed each year by the Board of Trustees. More…