Clinton County Foundation Seeks Applications From New Perspective Board Members

The Clinton County Foundation seeks candidates interested in serving on its Board of Trustees. As a nationally accredited community foundation, the organization offers charitable investing and grants to local nonprofits who are making a lasting and positive impact on our community.   The Foundation’s board recognizes charitable giving is the most direct and effective investment […]

Pat Thompson Joins CCRPC Board

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Foundation staff member Pat Thompson joined the Clinton County Regional Planning Commission Board on August 30. As a life-long Clinton County, Ohio resident, Pat was impressed by the mission of the CCRPC and wanted to be part of future planning. “Having served on the Downtown Wilmington CIC and Main Street Wilmington boards, I recognize the importance of […]

Health First Renews Focus on Individual and Community Health and Wellness

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HealthFirst announced that it is going narrow its grantmaking work with a direct focus on individual and community health and wellness. Based on the 2020 Clinton County Community Health Needs Assessment that includes input from the community, HealthFirst will consider grant funding for: HealthFirst is interested in innovative ideas that address individual and community wellness and health awareness. These […]

Nearly $227K in Scholarships Awarded to 76 Local Students

The Clinton County Foundation is pleased to announce that 124 scholarships were awarded from its 38 scholarship funds to 76 local students for a total of $226,986 this year. For the second year, scholarship applicants were able to use the Foundation Scholarship Portal to easily find and apply for a scholarship in a central location. […]

New Fund Supporting Blanchester Open for Grant Applications

A new fund is available at the Clinton County Foundation with a focus on the Blanchester community.  The Vallee Fund for Blanchester is accepting grant applications now through August 15 from 501(c)3 organizations and government entities. The mission of Vallee Fund for Blanchester is to strengthen the community and improve the lives of its citizens […]

Clinton County Foundation Announces Grant Awards

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Two funds of the Clinton County Foundation recently selected projects to receive funding totaling more than $21,000 that will focus on supporting the community’s youth. The Vallee Fund for Blanchester awarded $6,024.16 to Blanchester Local Schools in support of three different projects. Middle school youth will participate in a half-day leadership program at Camp Kern […]

HealthFirst Grant Cycle Opens March 1, 2023

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A new grant application window will open March 1, 2023 for Clinton County-based 501(c)3 organizations, and government entities that work to promote the good health of residents in Clinton County, Ohio. The first step in the two-step process is to submit a letter of intent describing the project. An application of a letter of intent […]

Clinton County, Ohio Area Students Eligible for $1,000 Scholarships

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Students who use the Clinton County Foundation Scholarship portal to complete and submit at least one scholarship application in the portal by March 15, 2023 will be eligible for one of five $1,000 scholarships. “Building on the success of the portal last year, we continue to believe that this platform provides access to opportunity for […]

Legacy Fund Grant Cycle for 2023 Opening February 15

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The LEGACY Fund grant cycle will open Wednesday, February 15, 2023. The first step in the grant process is a letter of intent summarizing the project, determining the community need and alignment to the LEGACY Fund’s mission to support the health, well-being and safety of Clinton County residents.  The deadline for the letter of intent stage is […]