Blog Entries - 2015

Grant Deadlines Announced

Posted on: November 19, 2015
Deadlines for submissions to the Community Grants Fund  have been announced for 2016:  March 18th July 15th October 16th The Community Foundation encourages any nonprofit organizations serving West Chester/Liberty to apply for read more …

Erin Clemons to assume role of President & CEO

Posted on: September 1, 2015
Effective Tuesday, September 1st, Erin Clemons will take over the position of president & CEO of The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty from founder Patti Alderson. This planned transition began nearly a year ago when Erin began working at read more …

22nd Annual Key Event - register today!

Posted on: July 22, 2015
Registration is available for the 22nd Annual Key Event scheduled for Saturday, September 12th at the Marriott Cincinnati North. The Key Event raises more than $130,000 annually through the generosity of community members, business sponsors, in-kind donors read more …

$70k+ in Scholarship Awards Granted

Posted on: July 6, 2015
The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty is proud to offer a variety of scholarship opportunities for students seeking to further their education. Donors who have created scholarship funds at the Foundation recognize that supporting the education of read more …

Golf Classic: Play for a Purpose

Posted on: May 28, 2015
The 16th Annual Community Golf Classic is scheduled for Monday, August 3rd at Wetherington Golf & Country Club and Four Bridges Golf & Country Club.  Event Schedule & Features: 11:30AM Bag Drop & Check-In 12:00PM Lunch 1:00PM read more …

Grant Deadline July 17th

Posted on: May 28, 2015
The Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the second round of 2015 grant funding from the Community Grants Fund. The deadline for submissions is July 17th. Recipients will be notified in September. Eligible read more …

YIP Seeking New Members

Posted on: April 29, 2015
The Youth in Philanthropy Advisory Board is currently seeking new members for the 2015-2016 school year. Students entering grades 9-12, who live in West Chester or Liberty Township, are eligible to apply. The deadline is May 21st and there will be an read more …

Angel Fund Hosts 4th Annual Benefit

Posted on: April 29, 2015
The Angel Fund Summer Benefit, On the Wings of Angels, is scheduled for Thursday, May 7th at Jag's Steak & Seafood. The 4th annual even supports the work of the Angel Fund in the community, which provides one-time emergency financial read more …

Lauri MacNeel & Greg Clark Named 'Educators of Excellence'

Posted on: April 28, 2015
The Community Foundation awarded the 9th Annual Lakota Educator of Excellence Awards at the Annual Dinner Celebration on April 23rd. This year's honorees were Lauri MacNeel, guidance counselor at Lakota East High School, and Greg Clark, 3rd grade teacher read more …

Lakota Educator of Excellence Awards

Posted on: January 19, 2015
Tags: Lakota, Educator
Since 2007, at our Annual Meeting each spring, the Community Foundation has recognized two educators from Lakota Local Schools who demonstrate consistency and high commitment to their students. These educators motivate, share ideas, inspire, read more …

2015 - 2016 Scholarship Opportunities

Posted on: January 19, 2015
Tags: Scholarships, Lakota
The Community Foundation is proud to host a variety of scholarship opportunities for students in local parochial schools, graduating high school seniors, non-traditional students, and many others. Awards range from $250.00 to a four year full-tuition read more …

Shamrock Shuffle Registration Now Open

Posted on: January 16, 2015
Tags: Shamrock shuffle, Fundraiser, Event
The 9th Annual Shamrock Shuffle, hosted by The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty, will be held Saturday, March 14, 2015 at The Square at Union Centre. Along with a timed 5k and 10k, the Shamrock Shuffle offers a family-friendly 5k Main Event with a read more …