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Community Foundation Announces $475K in Awards - The Business Journal


The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley has announced nearly $475,000 in grant awards as part of its second cycle of 2017. Of the awards, $118,149.47 was awarded to 21 organizations that submitted requests through the foundation’s online portal. The remaining funds – $356,052.44 – were distributed outside the grant process at the recommendation of component fund advisers. The largest grant, totaling $15,149.47, was awarded to The English Center to support its English as a Second Language, or ESL, courses. The money was provided by The International Institute Funds. Making Kids Count received $15,000 from the Italian Scholarship League Fund to support the charity’s Best Foot Forward program, which distribute boots and socks to children in need. To read the full story from the Business Journal, click here.