Stark Community Foundation

Since 1963, when Stark Community Foundation was formed, hundreds of thousands of people's lives have been enriched through grants and scholarships totaling $136 million. Stark Community Foundation has been the community's trusted partner in giving to over 650 individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits that have created funds to impact the lives of others through the most effective philanthropy possible.

The role of the Foundation has grown from simple grantmaker to a community leader seeking long-term solutions to diverse community challenges.

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Twitter - @StarkCommFdn

Community Foundation Background


Recent News from Stark Community Foundation

Stark County Library News
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Stark Library is joining Stark Community Foundation and Strengthening Stark to host the largest community conversation Stark County has...more

Canton town hall put the spotlight on 22 candidates
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... showcase and town hall hosted by the Canton Neighborhood Leadership Council, a nonpartisan division of the Stark Community...more

Women's Fund awards 2019 Grants at annual gathering
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Learn how you can simplify your giving and amplify your impact through the Foundation's Center for Partners in Philanthropy at...more

Shorb Avenue future to be addressed by Canton City Council
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... Chuck Hoover, with a community foundation; Mark Samolczyk, president and CEO of the Stark Community Foundation; Mayor Thomas...more

Around Town: Women's Fund to honor Canton organizations
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A local foundation is celebrating women and children at their annual meeting. The Women's Fund of the Stark Community Foundation will host...more

Stark Community Foundation gives $1 million for food hub
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This week, the philanthropic foundation announced a $1 million gift for the food bank's future hub at 1365 Cherry Ave. NE. The board of directors...more

Editorial: Cheers and Jeers — Sept. 3
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... and Cyndi Morrow (Wishes Can Happen) will receive People Champion Awards, and Stark Community Foundation will receive a foundation...more

Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth Names Hostettler Senior VP
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Hostettler is a member of the Tax and Estate Planning Council of Akron, the Trust and Estate Planning Committee of the Stark Community...more

Heart of Stark: 415 Group donates school supplies to Project Kare
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In partnership with The Canton Repository, every week the Stark Community Foundation is highlighting positive happenings in our...more

The Monday After: Newmarket Hilton was anchor of downtown 'renaissance'
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City planners, especially those in the Stark Community Foundation, called it Newmarket. “The Newmarket Project was an approximately $50...more

Geographic Focus

Stark County, OH

Community Vital Signs for Stark, OH

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Social Entrepreneurship

Keeping Half the Profits Beats Non-profits for Social Impact

Keeping Half the Profits Beats Non-profits for Social Impact

Melbourne social enterprise Who Gives A Crap sold nearly 3 million rolls of toilet paper in 2014/15 and gave half the proceeds to WaterAid Australia, but co-founder Simon Griffiths says the donation would have been less had the startup adopted a non-profit model when it launched two years ago.

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Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs

Edited by: Michael Saunders

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