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Foundation Grant a Lucky Break for Buster

Posted on: February 28, 2017
Tags: Grants
A $50,000 grant made recently from Hamilton Community Foundation to the Animal Adoption Foundation (AAF) rescue shelter will provide help for dogs and cats needing medical care. When animals need surgery, medical care, or training to overcome behavioral and read more …

Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

Posted on: December 8, 2016
Tags: scholarship, education
The Hamilton Community Foundation announces that scholarship applications for area high school seniors are available December 16, 2016, by visiting the website at hamiltonfoundation.org. High school seniors in the greater Hamilton area are invited to apply read more …

Chrisholm Historic Farmstead Endowment Fund

Posted on: November 28, 2016
Tags: impact, Donor stories, history
The story of the Chrisholm Historic Farmstead is about those who came before us. “It’s a story of immigration, of families, successes, triumphs, sorrows and how we make it in this world today,” says Anne Jantzen.    In 1817, read more …

David L. Belew Legacy Award

Posted on: November 14, 2016
Tags: Donor stories, David L. Belew Award
The 2016 David L Belew Legacy Award was given Thomas B. Rentschler posthumously at the Foundation’s Annual Meeting November 8th.  Tom passed away in late October.  A lifelong Hamilton resident with deep roots in the community, Tom had a read more …

The Impact of a Community Foundation

Posted on: November 14, 2016
Tags: impact, community foundations
The community foundation field is one of the fastest growing philanthropic sectors in the United States today. Community foundations build and strengthen communities in a multitude of ways, including providing the means for a wide range of donors to create read more …