June 17, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $679,179 in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, which is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently announced $679,179 in grants for the first and second quarters of 2017 to meet the diverse needs of the poor and underserved in the Canton community.

The foundation awarded grants to:

  • Better Future Facilitators, $5,000 to support a revolving loan fund.
  • Canton Calvary Mission, $5,000 to help with storm damage repairs.
  • Canton City Health Department, $13,500 to support evaluation of Stark County’s effort to reduce infant mortality.
  • Carroll County Council on Aging, $9,600 to support the purchase of a stove for its meal program.
  • Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health, $161,925 to support the medical department redesign over two and a half years.
  • CommQuest Services, $80,715 to support the Sustain Housing and Prevent Eviction (SHAPE) program over two years.
  • CommQuest Services, $1,000 to support a staff member’s attendance at the National Alliance to End Homelessness conference.
  • Domestic Violence Project, $34,763 to provide start-up support for the medical advocate program.
  • Fairless Alumni Association, $10,000 to provide matching support for the children’s meal program, over two years.
  • First Tee of Canton, $15,000 to support a part-time outreach coordinator.
  • Hammer and Nails, $55,000 to provide ongoing operating support, over two years.
  • Hannah’s House 119, $9,525 to support in-school and after-school mentoring programs.
  • ICAN Housing, $100,000 for capital support for the Arbor Ridge permanent supportive housing project.
  • ICAN Housing, $1,000 to support a staff member’s attendance at the National Alliance to End Homelessness conference in Washington, D.C.
  • Refuge of Hope, $1,000 to support a staff member’s attendance at the National Alliance to End Homelessness conference in Washington, D.C.
  • St. Anthony/All Saints Parish, $45,000 to support the Building Bridges Latino outreach program, over three years.
  • St. John’s Villa, $12,440 to support the purchase of a chairlift.
  • Stark County Educational Service Center, $69,211 to support the Stark Speaks UP for Kindness bullying prevention program, over three years.
  • Stark County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery, $22,500 to support additional nonprofit leadership programs.
  • Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority, $1,000 to support a staff member’s attendance at the National Alliance to End Homelessness conference in Washington, D.C.
  • YWCA of Canton, $1,000 to support a staff member’s attendance at the National Alliance to End Homelessness conference in Washington, D.C.
  • YWCA of Canton, $5,000 to support initial consulting services for an organizational assessment and planning process.
  • YWCA of Canton, $20,000 to support ongoing consulting services for an organizational assessment and planning process.

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