Stories tagged with: MCCF

April 19, 2016 - 5:06pm
1 week 6 days ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation has announced the recipients of its Annual Spring Grant Competition.

It's an opportunity for non-profit organizations to apply for money they can use towards a specific project. CEO, Brian Wagner said 12 awards were handed out totaling just over $36,000.

"We asked non-profit organizations to submit grant proposals within the areas of arts and culture, education and recreation," said Wagner. "It's a very difficult process...

March 10, 2016 - 4:16pm
7 weeks 4 days ago

Officials from Muskingum Families and Children First Council is looking to joining forces with the Healthier Buckeye Council.

Officials said since both groups have similar interests and objectives, it would be a good fit to combine these two entities.

"Both Families and Children First and Buckeye Council are both initiatives of the county commissioners. So it really made a good fit. And our membership in Family and Children First is the exact same membership that will be...

February 20, 2016 - 8:33pm
10 weeks 1 day ago

 Nearly 20 artists came together for an instructional seminar on the concepts of web marketing in the modern world, Saturday morning.

The Muskingum County Community Foundation held the A-to-Z Winding Road Art Gallery event. Which combines the talents of 100 different artists to one single gallery, featuring artists from Athens to Zanesville. During the event artists learned the important role that different sources of media plays in marketing their business.

"Technology...

February 19, 2016 - 3:16pm
10 weeks 3 days ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation is making sure Muskingum County students are college ready.

The foundation is offering an ACT prep class Sunday, February 21st from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

"There is a $20 deposit for registration . That can be returned to the student. As long as they can to 4 of the 5 classes and submit their act scores to us," said Muskingum County Community Foundation Educational Assistant Katie McCarty.

In addition to the prep class the...

February 11, 2016 - 5:11pm
11 weeks 4 days ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation will be accepting application for 2016 Spring Grant Competition. There is $35,000 up for grabs.

The grant money is from the foundation's groundhog day auction fundraiser and all Muskingum County nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply.

"The Spring Grant Competition is an opportunity for non profits, other groups, and organizations within Muskingum County to apply for dollars that they can use towards their project. We're real...

February 9, 2016 - 6:03pm
11 weeks 6 days ago

Mary Flanagan established the scholarship fund back in 2007. It’s in memory of her husband Oliver, and the purpose of the fund is to assist worthy students who have graduated from secondary schools in Muskingum County with the purchase of college textbooks.

Recipients of the award will receive $250 to spend on textbooks for school. In order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship, students must be a college sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student who graduated from a...

January 20, 2016 - 3:52pm
14 weeks 5 days ago

Joey Pennybaker Osborn has been named the recipient of the 2016 Brian T. Wagner Community Leadership Award.

The Muskingum County Community Foundation (MCCF) Council created the award in 2005 to honor volunteer leaders between the age of 18 and 55 and encourage other young adults to help improve Muskingum County.

Osborn graduated from Philo High School and earned her bachelor’s degree from Denison University and master’s degree from Muskingum University. She has spent...

December 30, 2015 - 6:40pm
17 weeks 5 days ago

Wednesday the Muskingum County Community Foundation honored some bright scholars.

MCCF hosted a scholarship reception for scholarship recipients and donors. Debbon Kappes is the mother of Nick Tilton he died of cancer. A scholarship was founded in his name by anonymous donor.

"A small gathering with some of our donors and some of our scholarship recipient. So that they know that we did not forget about them. They are appreciated. They can always come back to us for more...

November 6, 2015 - 7:33pm
25 weeks 3 days ago

Area High School seniors are getting some help on their college applications.

The Muskingum County Community Foundation is trying to get more students to apply to colleges in their senior year of high school with 'College Application Month.' We spoke to Katie McCarty, the Educational Assistant for The Muskingum County Community Foundation and she tells us that she thinks this year is going to be very successful.

"The month of November is College Application Month that means...

June 26, 2015 - 5:11pm
44 weeks 3 days ago

Emma Glaze was presented with a $500.00 scholarship at the Muskingum County Community Foundation.

The Jesse Miller Memorial Scholarship is in honor of the Miller's son, who passed away in 1998. Miller's mother, Mary said they look for those applicants who have worked hard and stand out.

"We look for people who have overcome some kind of an obstacle," said Miller. "Our son had ADD and struggled with school sometimes and so we look for someone who's had some kind of...

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