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Every year, the Hamilton Community Foundation helps thousands of donors fulfill their philanthropic dreams. Whether you want to support nonprofit organizations making a real difference in daily lives in our community, or make charitable contributions anywhere in the United States or internationally, we are here to help.

As a vibrant and connected community leader, the Hamilton Community Foundation is ready to help transform your passion for giving into greater impact!  For more information and to learn how integrate your giving choices with your financial planning, contact us at 513.863.1717.

Donor and Fund Stories

Pam and Bob Long

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, last summer summer they established the Bob and Pam Long Donor Advised Fund. Read more about the Longs... 


Lori Rehm

John and Lori Rehm Fund

Lori Rehm’s life is about community and connection, both through both her nursing career and volunteer service. The registered nurse has worked at LifeSpan for more than 20 years, where she is a care manager working with senior citizens. Her career has taken her to many different clinical settings, and from Tennessee to New York City to Ohio.  Rehm recently established the John and Lori Rehm Fund at the Foundation, and joined the Legacy Society. She first became acquainted with the Hamilton Community Foundation through friend Dave Belew. Learn more about the Rehms...


Chrisholm Historic Farmstead

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...


The Hamilton Mill Fund

Hamilton Mill Director Chris Lawson sees a link between The Mill and the Community Foundation, noting that local heads of thriving industries helped contribute to the Foundation’s success at its inception.  More than sixty years later, The Mill’s long term focus is to again strengthen the local manufacturing and industrial base, and therefore the wider community. It was a natural step for The Mill to establish a fund at the Hamilton Community Foundation. Read more about the Hamilton Mill ...


Cathy and Steve Berry

S.D. Berry Family Fund

Steve Berry, PhD, is a Chicago native who moved his family to Oxford in 1979 from Southern California.  In 1988, the family moved again, this time from Oxford to Hamilton.  As he moves into retirement, Steve has time to explore what Hamilton has to offer, and think about ways of giving back. That desire led he and his wife, Cathy, to begin the S.D. Berry Family Fund at the Hamilton Community Foundation. Read more about the Berrys...