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MANSFIELD - The Connections Fund of the Richland County Foundation will award grants during a Winter Reception Jan. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Foundation, 181 South Main Street, Mansfield.

Incoming Connections Fund Co-Chairwomen Valerie Ashcraft and Cassie Brumfield will announce the grants.

There is no cost to attend the reception. To RSVP go to and click the news/events tab.

Since 2005 the Connections Fund has awarded close to $120,000 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.

About the Richland County Foundation

The Richland County Foundation, a not-for-profit 501c3, 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.

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