Community Foundation of Lorain County

Once a month, the WEOL Morning Show checks in with the Community Foundation of Lorain County! From COVID-19 support to scholarship opportunities, the Community Foundation does it all!

Check out previous interviews down below!

CLICK HERE to go to the Community Foundation’s website!

October: Fundraising Results and More!

September: Connect to a Cause is Here!

August: Grant Applications and Connect to a Cause Coming Up!

July: Development Grants, Dine and Donate, and Women’s Leadercast

  • It’s a busy time over at the Community Foundation of Lorain County, so we checked in this morning with Development Officer Laura Malone! Laura talked about a recent board approval for their Youth and Educational Development grants that total over $560,000! Plus, July 27th, they’ll be hosting a Chick-fil-A Dine and Donate for Lorain County Imagination Library at the Lorain Chick-fil-A on Leavitt Road. Finally, a Women’s Leadercast is also coming up August 8th at 5pm at Lakeview Park.

May: Health and Human Services Grants and the Upcoming Annual Meeting

  • This week, Laura discussed the over $1 million in Health and Human Services grants coming to the foundation along with $500k in scholarships that will be announced next week! Plus, grant applications for Arts and Culture/Strengthening Lorain County begin on June 1st! Finally, their annual meeting is coming up on June 21st with the announcement of their 90+ Connect to a Cause participants!

April: Hispanic Fund Beer and Wine Tasting, Neighbor Night, and more!

March: Lorain County Neighbor Night

  • “Lorain County Neighbor Night” is March 16th at Harrison Cultural Community Centre! This is where you can build lasting connections, inspire action, and bring your ideas to life! Whether you want to get involved with your community or stay connected with your neighbors, this is the perfect place to start. Childcare is available, so come and enjoy light refreshments, make new friends, and help us make a difference! All ages are welcome!

February: Scholarship Deadline!

  • Development Officer Laura Malone returned to the Morning Show as she talked about the upcoming March 2nd deadline for students to apply for their scholarship opportunities! Those looking to apply can click HERE!

January: 2023 Power of Endowment

  • Development Officer and friend of the Morning Show, Laura Malone, returned to discuss plenty of things, including the 2023 Power of Endowment, their annual event for non-profits to help them steward donations and other ins and outs of non-profit work. It also serves as their kick-off annual Connect to a Cause campaign!
  • The 2023 Power of Endowment takes place next Friday, January 27th, from 8:30-11am at the Amherst Historical Society

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