Richland County Foundation President Brady Groves has been elected to serve a three-year term on the Philanthropy Ohio Board of Trustees.


Groves was elected during the Philanthropy Ohio annual meeting October 5 in Cleveland. 


Philanthropy Ohio is a statewide membership association that provides the network, tools and knowledge to help people engaged in philanthropy become more effective, powerful change agents in their communities. 

Groves has served as president of the Richland County Foundation since 2011. During his tenure, he has helped create a five-year economic development investment strategy, a nonprofit capacity building academy and a day of giving. The foundation is evolving into a responsive grant maker so it can better meet emerging needs in the community. 

The Richland County Foundation assets exceed $156M. Each year the board of trustees grants more than $4M to nonprofit organizations. 

About the Richland County Foundation

The Richland County Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization, was established in 1945 as a way for individuals to pool and invest their gifts for the long-term good of Richland County and its residents.

The Foundation helps people in Richland County give back to their community by investing their gifts for charity wisely so that grants can be made to improve the quality of life for all of the county’s citizens. Working together with donors, the Foundation meets important needs today and plans for a strong future.