Community Foundation Awards More than $550,000 in Grants. 

The Community Foundation's of the Mahoning Valley and it's supporting organizations awarded $557,800 in grants as part of the second-quarter grant cycle.

In total, the Community Foundation's general grant program awarded $164,000 to 22 organizations in the second quarter, while the Young Philanthropist Fund – led by Mahoning Valley Young Professionals – awarded $5,000 to Potential Development School for Students with Autism. 
 
The Community Foundation's three supporting organizations combined to award $388,800 in grants.
 
The Western Reserve Health Foundation awarded seven grants for $253,400 to projects aimed at improving health in Mahoning County, while the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation awarded four grants for $63,400 to health-focused projects in Trumbull County.
 
The William Swanston Charitable Fund, which focuses on community projects supporting the Valley's kids, awarded four grants for $72,000.
 

"We're excited to be able to support so many impactful projects and organizations in the Valley, says Shari Harrell, president of the Community Foundation. "This work is much-needed and vital to building a Mahoning Valley that's the best it can be for all of us." 

The final grant application deadline for the Community Foundation general grants, the Swanston Charitable Fund, Western Reserve Health Foundation and Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation is October first. 

For more information on Grant opportunities, click here