Blog Entries - 2017

HCF Grant Helps Animals

August 16, 2017

On a cold day in early April, a stray dog with a badly swollen leg arrived at the Animal Friends Humane Society. “After no one came to claim her, we took an x-ray and found an extreme fracture,” says Animal

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A Welcome Pause for Parents

August 14, 2017

“Research has shown that we are better dads, moms and grandparents when we take time to refill our buckets,” says Lisa McCoon, program director of Pause, an initiative of the Butler County Children and

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Butler County Philanthropy Day Registration Open

June 22, 2017

Registrations are now open for Butler County Philanthropy Day, to be held Friday, November 17 at noon at the Courtyard by Marriott in Hamilton.  The keynote speaker will be Dr. Gregory Crawford, president of

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YPC Grants $45,000

May 25, 2017

This spring, the Youth Philanthropy Committee (YPC) of the Hamilton Community Foundation is awarding $45,320 in grants to 12 different programs that will have a significant positive impact on our community. YPC is the

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Foundation Awards Most Scholarships Ever

May 24, 2017

This spring, the Hamilton Community Foundation is awarding scholarships to 162 Hamilton area students, the largest number to receive scholarships in one year in the Foundation’s history. The total value of the

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One City One Book Launched

May 5, 2017

With financial support from the Hamilton Community Foundation, The Lane Libraries, and Hamilton's 17Strong micro-grant program, the largest community reading program is coming to Hamilton this fall for the first

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