The board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has announced $939,281 in grants for the first and second quarters of this year.
Foundation President Joni Close said, “The first- and second-quarter grants were awarded through the foundation’s grantmaking process, focusing on areas of interest related to our mission and goals. Along with those grants, the board approved a special round of grants in the amount of $408,012 for summer enrichment programming to help mitigate students' learning losses from the pandemic."
The following are the first- and second-quarter grants awarded:
Responsive efforts to support the foundation's commitment to respond to specific or short-term community needs: $381,269
Strategic collaborations to work alongside others to launch programs that build capacity and increase effectiveness in community services: $150,000
About the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton
Established in 1996, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The Foundation is committed to addressing the needs of the poor and underserved by understanding the root causes of poverty, nurturing the growth of healthy communities, emphasizing youth and family, and measuring the outcomes of these efforts. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton reviews grants on a rolling basis. For information on the grant application process, visit www.scfcanton.org.
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