Blog Entries - May 2016

The Hamilton Mill Fund

Posted on: May 30, 2016
Tags: Donor stories
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 read more …

$1 Million in Scholarships Awarded

Posted on: May 23, 2016
Tags: scholarship, impact
The Hamilton Community Foundation is awarding $1 Million in scholarships this spring to graduating high school seniors in the greater Hamilton area. The largest single allocation of Hamilton Community Foundation funds is for scholarships to area students. read more …

Friends of the Chrisholm Fund: Preserving History

Posted on: May 20, 2016
Tags: Donor stories
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 read more …

John and Lori Rehm Fund

Posted on: May 11, 2016
Tags: Donor stories
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 read more …

Foundation Celebrates 65 years

Posted on: May 5, 2016
Tags: 65 years, impact
In 2016, the Hamilton Community Foundation is celebrating 65 years!  This translates into 65 years of listening to collaborating with the nonprofit community, and using knowledge gleaned from those efforts to help donors make their giving relevant, read more …

Bob and Pam Long Donor Advised Fund

Posted on: May 1, 2016
Tags: Donor stories
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 read more …