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Connections Fund Approves $17,907 In Grants

30 Jan , 2018  

The Connections Fund of the Richland County Foundation announced grant awards during its Winter Reception January 19 held at the foundation. The Connections Fund donors approved 12 grants totaling $17,907

Foundation President Brady Groves said, “The Connections Fund is a great way for younger donors to get involved in philanthropy and community leadership.”

The following organizations and programs were funded by Connections.

  • Altrusa International – Tools for School
  • Crestview Middle School – Maker Space
  • First School at Foundations for Living – G.E. D. software
  • Junior Achievement – Richland County Programs
  • North Central State College – Women’s Leadership Development Program
  • Ohio State University at Mansfield – Free Science Saturdays
  • Ontario High School – Sea Perch Underwater Robotics
  • Parent Aide – Family Action Nights
  • Mansfield Area YMCA – School Days Out Program
  • Mansfield Sherman Elementary – Pedaling for Our Future
  • Mansfield Spanish Immersion School – Kids Can Code
  • Stellar Robotics – Program improvements

Since 2005 the Connections Fund has awarded over $106,600 to nonprofit organizations in Richland County. The mission of the Connections Fund of the Richland County Foundation is to foster and retain leaders and professionals in Richland County and to promote a philanthropic identity and involvement in the community.

A list of previous grants awarded by the Connections Fund can be found at this location online.

Source: Richland County Foundation

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