All About Richland

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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All Things Business, Downtown

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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All About Richland

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…


All About Richland, All Things Business

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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All About Richland

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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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…


History & Tourism

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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