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.


Web Address

www.marioncommunityfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @MarionCommFound

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Recent News from Marion Community Foundation


From railway to trail-way: Marion Tallgrass Trail is now complete
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Canoeing, kayaking, and fishing at the Marion Community Foundation Lake begins this spring. The Marion County Park District will also be...more

MarionMade: Wopats leave legacy for community
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

They had no children and no heirs and so, in 2008, left a $17 million fortune with the Marion Community Foundation. This money created three funds -– the Robert M. & Dorothy C. Wopat...more

MarionMade: Wopats leave legacy for community
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

They had no children and no heirs and so, in 2008, left a $17 million fortune with the Marion Community Foundation. This money created three funds -– the Robert M. & Dorothy C. Wopat...more

MarionMade: Wigtons create legacy of involvement
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

“I have always believed in Marion and am pleased by all the community improvements being made -- particularly at Marion Community Foundation, the YMCA, and Ohio State Marion,” said Dan. “To...more

Blueprint: Everyone has a role in Marion's revitalization
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Dean Jacob, president and CEO of the Marion Community Foundation, a sponsor of the MarionMade! campaign, said he feels like the area has been moving in the right direction. "I feel the whole...more

BLUEPRINT: Marion Foundation explains MarionMade!
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

“The enthusiasm for MarionMade! is amazing,” said Dean Jacob, president and CEO of Marion Community Foundation, the organizational home of MarionMade! “MarionMade! is about the community taking...more

City faces some problems of old, some new in 2018
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

The Marion Community Foundation got a nod from the mayor for its Marion Made campaign, a branding initiative that was rolled out last year. "They talked the talk, they walked the walk and they...more

Charities fear new tax law could lead to drop in donations
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

“The nonprofit sector is worried,” said Dean Jacob, president and chief executive officer of the Marion Community Foundation. He said it could lead to less money going to programs that directly...more

Marion Foundation grants help mentoring program, others
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

The mentor-student pair is possible partly because of the Marion Community Foundation, which has included Marion Mentors in its latest round...more

20 years after planning began, park district's Tall Grass Trail project almost done
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Donations from The Marion Community Foundation and the Marion Rotary Club, along with other individuals and organizations, made up 25...more

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Marion County, OH

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