Marion Community Foundation

Since 1998, area residents have been turning to Marion Community Foundation to make their philanthropic giving as effective as possible.
The foundation is a public charity serving thousands of people who share a common concern . . . improving the quality of life in Marion County.

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Twitter - @MarionCommFound

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Recent News from Marion Community Foundation

Marion gala gives a spotlight to positive stories in the community
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Dean Jacob, the president and CEO of the Marion Community Foundation, said the idea started with a conversation four years ago and has...more

The brand Marion Made could be a model for Mansfield
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

MARION -- Dean Jacob, president and CEO of the Marion Community Foundation, had long since grown tired of hearing the same negative...more

Briefs: Aqua water main flushing begins Tuesday
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MARION -Marion Community Credit Union has created a new charitable fund with the Marion Community Foundation which will support local...more

LaRue native Ryan Ratliff to perform at Celebrate Marion Gala
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

... musical "Altar Boyz," will return to Marion June 1 to perform at the 2019 Celebrate Marion Gala, the Marion Community Foundation revealed...more

Marion nonprofits keeping wary eye on new tax law
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Likewise, the Marion Community Foundation didn't see the drop in individual donations last year it had been expecting, said President and CEO...more

MarionMade! invites others to help share Marion's good news
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

said Dean Jacob, president and CEO of Marion Community Foundation, the organizational home of MarionMade! “MarionMade! started as...more

Guest Column: Leadership Marion! gets inside perspective
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Speakers included the Boys & Girls Club, Buckeye Ridge Habitat for Humanity, Love INC Marion, the Marion Community Foundation,...more

$100k grant to help convert former downtown Marion cigar shop to healthy food market
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

MARION – The restoration of a downtown Marion landmark and creation of a healthy food market is the goal of Center Street Community...more

Adult volunteers needed for Marion Mentors 21
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

“The matching funds from the Marion Community Foundation were a key element of our funding application to the Ohio Department of...more

Tallgrass Trail lake open for canoeing, kayaking
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Canoes, kayaks and other non-motorized watercraft are now allowed on the Marion Community Foundation Lake, the lake just east of Herr...more

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