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Women's Fund Accepting Grant Requests

Posted on: December 11, 2018
The Women’s Fund of the Hamilton Community Foundation announces May 17, 2019 as its deadline for its annual grants. In 2018, the mission statement was updated to better reflect the future of the Women's Fund. The vision is to be a leader in read more …

Accepting Scholarship Applications in December

Posted on: November 27, 2018
The Hamilton Community Foundation announces that scholarship applications for area high school seniors are available December 21, 2018.  High school seniors in the greater Hamilton area receive scholarships ranging from $500 - $5,000. Each year, the read more …

YPC Accepting Grant Applications

Posted on: October 29, 2018
The Hamilton Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Committee (YPC) announces that it accepting grant applications for 2019..  YPC is the youth grant making committee of the Hamilton Community Foundation, awarding grants to youth oriented read more …

Educators honored at 16th Annual Hamilton Celebrates Education event

Posted on: October 22, 2018
Now in its 16th year, a total of 17 educators were recognized at the annual Harry T. Wilks “Hamilton Celebrates Education” event this month. All 17 educators honored received a $1,000 grant from the Harry T. Wilks Fund held at the Hamilton read more …

Moser Receives Belew Legacy Award

Posted on: October 19, 2018
Every year at the Hamilton Community Foundation's Annual Meeting the David L. Belew Legacy Award is presented to an individual or family who have made significant contributions of time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life in our read more …

YPC welcomes new members at annual retreat

Posted on: August 28, 2018
Each year, the Youth Philanthropy Committee holds an annual retreat to host the new members as well as plan for their upcoming year.  This year, led by YPC president Morgan Mayer, Senior Hamilton High School, the group of 25 had the opportunity to learn read more …

Grant Applications Due September 4th

Posted on: August 17, 2018
The Hamilton Community Foundation offers five opportunities a year for local nonprofit organizations to apply for unrestricted community grants. Unrestricted grants are open to 501(c)3 organizations located in Hamilton, or providing services to read more …

YPC Awards Grant to Purchase Coats for High School Students

Posted on: July 24, 2018
Thanks to a $5000 grant from the Youth Philanthropy Committee, students will receive a warm coat this year through the Caring Closet.   Opened in 2010, the Caring Closet provides basic necessities to students in the Hamilton School read more …

HCF Board Grants Funds to support the nonprofit Women Helping Women

Posted on: July 20, 2018
With grant funding from the Hamilton Community Foundation, Women Helping Women advocates are now able to respond to all hospitals in Butler County for any survivor of sexual or domestic violence (also commonly referred to under the umbrella of gender-based read more …

Youth Philanthropy Committee Awards 2018 Grants

Posted on: May 25, 2018
Youth Philanthropy Committee grants $40,000 to local nonprofits In May, the Youth Philanthropy Committee (YPC) of the Hamilton Community Foundation awarded $40,000 in grant checks to 14 different nonprofit organizations that will have a significant positive read more …

Hamilton's 56th Anniversary of 4th of July Parade

Posted on: May 18, 2018
Hamilton is celebrating its 56th anniversary of the Fourth of July parade.  One of the largest celebrations in the area, the parade's theme is "Celebrating Hamilton's History with its 17 Strong Neighborhoods." The parade, sponsored by the Michael J. read more …

Children's Home to receive Historic Marker

Posted on: May 16, 2018
In 2019, The Children’s Home/The Father’s House will be celebrating its 150th anniversary. It was founded on North “C” Street in 1869 to house orphans from the Civil War and other children in need from Butler county.  It remained read more …

Grant to Fire Department helps purchase safety equipment

Posted on: May 14, 2018
When the Trenton Fire Department shared their need to purchase a new Rescue Chain Saw, the Hanover Life Squad fund committee granted them the funds needed. The  current saw was more than 20 years old and they were not able to find parts any longer.  read more …

More than $1 million in scholarships offered to High School Graduates

Posted on: April 30, 2018
Tags: Grants
At the scholarship reception in May, nearly 200 high school seniors will be recognized as recipients of more than $1 million in scholarship awards.  Since awarding the first scholarship in 1954, more than $13 million to more than 4,000 students. "By read more …

Michael J. Colligan History Project

Posted on: March 2, 2018
Tags: Grants
Join us April 12th as Jon Meacham, distinguished presidential historian and winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House explores what 21st century leaders can learn from our common past. His non-partisan read more …

Scholarship offered to help with student loan debt

Posted on: January 19, 2018
Tags: Grants
In January, Hamilton City Council offered their support to create a new Talent Attraction Program Scholarship or TAP Scholarship.  In an effort to bring more college graduates to the community, this scholarship will assist with paying down student loan read more …