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The Hamilton Community Foundation team can assist you with your end of year Qualified Charitable Distributions. For more information about this complex topic, read the Top 5 Most Asked Questions. 


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A student and parent learn about completing the FAFSA at Badin. Scholarship applications open December 12.








Scholarship application for graduating seniors opens December 12 and closes January 14. Visit the Scholarship page for more information.


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2022 HTW Educators of Excellence





Congratulations to the 2022 Harry T. Wilks Hamilton Celebrates Education Educators of Excellence!  Thank you for all you do for the young people in our community!  

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Serving the community since 1951 and focusing on helping make our community a better place to live, work and play.

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Youth Philanthropy Committee Donates to Charity

December 5, 2022

The Hamilton Community Foundation Youth Philanthropy Committee assembled 80 bags for local children served by The Caring Closet.

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Tis the Season for QCDs - Here are Top 5 Most Asked Questions

December 2, 2022

Qualified Charitable Distributions must be allocated by December 31 for your 2022 taxes.

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Bob and Pam Long Donor Advised Fund

Bob and Pam Long learned about giving to others at a young age, and that lesson is practiced daily in both their professions and their lives. Because of this shared compassion for their community, they established the Bob and Pam Long Donor Advised Fund. Read more about the Longs... 

Friends of the Chrisholm Fund: Preserving History

The Friends of Chrisholm Historic Farmstead established an organizational endowment fund at the Foundation in 2014.  The fund was started in conjunction with the 20th Anniversary of the founding of the Friends of Chrisholm Historic Farmstead nonprofit organization and the 200th Anniversary of the arrival of the Amish to Butler County. Learn more about Friends of Chrisholm...