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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 …

Seven Founders with One Great Idea

Posted on: November 11, 2016
Tags: 65 years, impact, community foundations, history
Through the decades, creating a more educated community, increasing economic vitality and enhancing community quality of life have has remained the Foundation’s focus. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than $100,000,000 in community grants and read more …

The Hamilton Community Foundation - A Great Idea from 65 Years Ago

Posted on: November 10, 2016
Tags: 65 years, impact, community foundations, history
In the early 1950s, Hamilton’s mayor was William Beckett, city residents enjoyed several glorious parades a year and movies were shown at five theaters in town. After graduating from Hamilton High, Hamilton Catholic or Notre Dame, young people went off read more …