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National Nonprofit Day

Do you have a favorite nonprofit?  Does an organization stand out that does good work that you appreciate and admire? National Nonprofit Day is celebrated on August 17th to celebrate the accomplishments of the many nonprofits working both in the United States and around the world.  Here are some suggestions to acknowledge the good works and… read more >>

Women in Philanthropy

Two female volunteers smiling for Women in Philanthropy

March is Women’s History Month, when we remember the vital role of women in our nation’s history. The Youngstown Foundation, Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, and the Wean Foundation are Community Foundations within the Youngstown area.  All are located locally and work diligently to serve the people in our area.  We have two United… read more >>

Focus on Community Foundations

Local Foundations and United Way During the Pandemic  You’ve probably seen or heard in the media, mention of the Community Foundations in our immediate area.  Right now, especially you’re hearing about them because of the rapid response they’ve made to the COVID-19 pandemic.    The local Community Foundations include the Youngstown Foundation and the Community Foundation of the… read more >>

Calling Teen Volunteers!

teen volunteers

Hi, everyone!  Things are a little crazy right now, and a lot of us are stuck at home.  School is winding down, too, and the opportunities for summer jobs might not be as good as they were in previous years.  So what can you do?  Virtual volunteering, of course!  Volunteering from home is great way to help… read more >>