Youngstown Foundation Awards More Than $2M in Q2

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Local nonprofits focused on health and human services, education, economic development and social services received more than $2 million from The Youngstown Foundation in the second quarter of this year, announced the foundation’s Distribution Committee.

Of the total grants awarded, $1,274,000 came from The Youngstown Foundation’s Unrestricted Fund. The monies went to nonprofits that provide “invaluable support designed to improve the quality of life for local residents,” according to a release. Those nonprofits include Associated Neighborhood Centers, Coleman Professional Services, Home For Good, Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley, Millcreek Children’s Center, Northeast Ohio Adoption Services, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology, Salvation Army, United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. and the City of Youngstown Amphitheater Park Fund.

The Hine Memorial Fund, which is under the umbrella of The Youngstown Foundation, provided more than $56,000 to local organizations committed to serving children with diagnosed disabilities. Awards were given to Alta Care Group, Limitless Dance Co. and The Village Network.

The 70-plus donor-advised, restricted and special interest funds administered by The Youngstown Foundation gave more than $359,163.28 to 23 local, regional and national nonprofit organizations.

Someplace Safe Inc. / Family and Community Services Inc. received $10,500 from the Mahoning Valley Sports Charities fund, which was created from former LPGA tournament proceeds and is designated to assist Trumbull County charities.

The Support Fund awarded nearly $360,000 to participating agencies. The Support Fund allows donors to maximize their charitable giving by providing a 10% added amount to qualified contributions to their favorite nonprofits.

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