The Richland County Foundation is supporting summertime programs focused on children. The Summertime Kids Committee chaired by Foundation Board of Trustee member Julie McCready and members from the community awarded 35 Summertime Kid grants totaling $63,225.05. The grants of up to $2,500 were given to support creative, educational and fun-filled activities for hundreds of Richland County children.
The following grants were approved:
Blue Rose Mission Home Repairs and Training
Camp Nuhop Summer Camp
Crestview Local Schools Arts Enrichment
Crossroads City Center City Center – Summer Rocks!
Culliver Reading Center Camp Culliver
CHAP Hubb Girl Talk
Domestic Violence Shelter Outside the Box
Friendly House Summer Fun Program
Harmony House Kids Vacation
Heartland Academy Splash-tastic Fun Time
Hospice of North Central Ohio Camp Hope
K-City Childcare Summer of Science
Kingwood Center Gardens Bug Day
Little Buckeye Children’s Museum Little Helper Program
Malabar Intermediate School Summer Bridge Camp
Mankind Murals Summer Mural Project
Mansfield Area Y Y on Wheels
Mansfield City Parks Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs
Mansfield Playhouse Mulan Jr.
Mid Ohio Youth Mentoring Summer Picnic
NECIC Summer Manufacturing Institute
Ohio Bird Sanctuary Friendly House Nature Camp
Ontario City Summer Recreation Program
Ohio State University – Mansfield Summer STEM Camp
Parent Aide Program Kids Cook International
Renaissance Performing Arts Camp Broadway
Salvation Army Summer Zone
Shelby City Schools Camp Invention
St. Mary Schools Garden of Eatin
UMADAOP Summer Performing Arts
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.