The Springfield Foundation is a public charitable organization created by citizens of our community to enrich the quality of life for individuals and families in our service area. The Foundation serves Clark County, Ohio, by providing grants to nonprofit organizations on behalf of our donors. We distribute funds from unrestricted and restricted funds to help meet current community needs and to support a variety of programs in the fields of Arts & Culture, Civic Affairs, Conservation & Environment, Education, Health, and Human Services.
2011 Grant Distributions
The Springfield Foundation approved grants to the community totalling $2,221,177.
Distributions to non-profit organizations were made from the following fund categories:
Agency Endowment Funds: $528,671
Discretionary Funds: $456,955 (see below)
Designated Funds: $269,815
Donor Advised Funds and Charitable Checking Accounts: $965,736
Discretionary grants were awarded in the following areas and a result of the Foundation’s competitive grant process for discretionary funding (click here for full listing):
Arts and Culture: $71,200
Civic Affairs: $40,500
Environment, Conservation & Animal
Welfare : $10,000
Human Services: $183,605
For more information, download Grants Making a Difference 2011.