Richland County Foundation Approves $44,000 For Kids Summer Activities

Richland County Foundation supports children’s summer activities

(Photo: Students enrolled in the Children’s Cupboard summer program enjoyed a trip to the Cleveland Browns practice facility in 2019.)

MANSFIELD – The Richland County Foundation is supporting summertime programs focused on children. The Summertime Kids Committee Chaired by Foundation Board of Trustee member Jotika Shetty along with members from the community awarded $44,648 in Summertime Kid grants. The grants of up to $2,500 were given to support creative, educational, and fun-filled activities for hundreds of Richland County children.

The Summertime Kids Committee wishes local children a very happy summer.

The following grants were approved:

Crestview Local Schools Summer Art Enrichment

First English Lutheran Early Learning Center Step Up the Beat

Flying Horse Farms Richland County Camperships

Friendly House Summer Fun Program

K-City Childcare & Preschool Going for the Gold

Kingwood Center Gardens Cultivation Education

LifeCare Alliance CODA Camp Programs

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum Mobile Imagination Stations

Mansfield Area Y Serving Up Summer

Mansfield Art Center S.T.E.A.M. into Multi-Media Camp

Ohio Bird Sanctuary Nature Camp

Renaissance Performing Arts Camp Broadway

Richland County Park District Critter Camp

Shelby City Schools Camp Invention

Shelby City Schools Safety Town

STK grants funded via Field of Interest Funds:

Independent Living Center of NCO A Summer of Books

Recreation Unlimited Summer Camp

Richland Newhope Campership Program

Salvation Army Summer Zone

Zoe’ Learning Center Summer Program

About the Richland County Foundation The Richland County Foundation, a not-for-profit 501c3, 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.

CONTACT: Maura Teynor, chief advancement officer, 419-525-3020

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