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Youngstown Foundation Announces $922K in Grants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded more than $922,000 to local organizations in the third quarter, including $232,611 in awards from the Hine Memorial Fund.

In unrestricted fund awards, Compass Family & Community Services was granted $65,000, while five organizations – Associated Neighborhood Centers, Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown, City Club of Youngstown, Paisley House and Youngstown Symphony Society – were given $20,000 each.

Also receiving money were Big Brothers Big Sisters, $10,000; Easter Seal Society, $10,000; Estruscan Press, $5,000; Fresh Coat Communities, $15,000; Help Network of Northeast Ohio, $15,000; and Score, $7,500.

Three organizations who will use the money to support children diagnosed with disabilities received grants from the Hine Fund: Students Motivated by the Arts, $41,915; Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., $16,500; and Potential Development’s Operation Search & Help program, $174,196.

The Youngstown Foundation’s donor-advised funds collectively awarded $250,839,85 in the third quarter to 501(c)3 organizations including Silver Lining Cancer Fund, Pregnancy Help Center, Second Harvest Food Bank, Ballet Western Reserve, East Side Organizing Project, American Red Cross, Girl Scouts of North East Ohio, Rich Center for Autism, Protestant Family Service, Ohio Valley Teen Challenge, Easter Seal Society and Akron Children’s Hospital.

Established in 1918, the Youngstown Foundation awards more than $6 million annually and holds more than $110 million in charitable funds.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.