MANSFIELD – 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:
CACY for Project CODE Richland, a safe disposal program for liquid and gel medications.
Humane Society of Richland County to provide low cost spay and neuter services for cats and dogs.
Mid Ohio Educational Service Center to provide certifications for students at Abraxas.
North Central Ohio Land Conservancy for expansion of the Clear Fork Valley Scenic Trail.
Ohio State University at Mansfield Foundation for a mathematics literacy initiative at Mansfield City Schools.
Richland County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board for construction of buildings to house a withdrawal management program and drug rehabilitation program at New Beginnings.
Salvation Army for its Homeless Prevention Program.
Starfish Project of Richland County for its Family Fun Day.
The Board of Trustees approved grants from donor advised funds to meet emerging needs at the following organizations:
Artis – Naples
Avita Health Foundation
Booth Western Art Museum
Buckeye Council BSA
Downtown Mansfield, Inc.
Flying Horse Farms
Free Music for Mid-Ohio
Humane Society of Richland County
Malawi Orphan Project
Mansfield Area Y
Mansfield City Schools
Mansfield Fine Arts Guild (dba Mansfield Art Center)
Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center
Mt. Hope Lutheran Church
NCO Land Conservancy
North Central Ohio Land Conservancy
North Central State College Foundation
Nuhop Center for Experiential Learning
Ohio Genealogical Society
OSU – Mansfield
Pioneer Career & Technology Center
Plymouth-Shiloh Local Schools
Raemelton Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Renaissance Performing Arts
Richland County Agriculture Society
Richland County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board
Third Street Family Health Services
UMADAOP of Mansfield
About the Richland County Foundation
The Richland County Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization, was established in 1945 as a way for individuals to pool and invest their gifts for the long-term good of Richland County and its residents.
The Foundation helps people in Richland County give back to their community by investing their gifts for charity wisely so that grants can be made to improve the quality of life for all of the county’s citizens. Working together with donors, the Foundation meets important needs today and plans for a strong future.