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COMMUNITY CATALYST BLOG

Having gone through and experienced The Cost of Poverty Simulation for the first time last year to now signing up for the Reentry Simulation this year, I figured I would see the same or a similar type of reaction from both myself and those who would be participating. I was wrong!

The Springfield Foundation's new donor portal, GoFund, is making philanthropy easy with its user-friendly platform. Donors can now track their giving history, see fund statements, and request grants online with GoFund.

The Springfield Foundation, dedicated to educational advancement within the community, has taken significant strides to support local students in their pursuit of higher education. Teresa Brumfield and Dr. Raphael Allen, staff members of the Foundation, hosted a series of presentations and workshops to assist students in navigating the process of submitting their scholarship application.

Culture Works recently welcomed Randy Cohen to explore the Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 Study. Overall, the study emphasizes the need for data-driven grant proposals, showcasing how nonprofits can leverage insights to make a stronger case for funding

In 2023, the Springfield Foundation achieved significant milestones, opening 12 new funds and receiving $12.6 million in charitable gifts. We distributed over $686,000 awards through 400 scholarships, and approved funding for 100 projects through our discretionary grant program. Additionally, we celebrated our 75th Anniversary, initiated a multi-year grant to address youth mental health, and supported various community projects, showcasing our commitment to philanthropy and community betterment. Take a look at all we have accomplished with our donors, partners, and community leaders!

During this holiday season, the Springfield Foundation is giving back! The Foundation supported and volunteered for many programs that made a meaningful impact during this festival time.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), branded as the "Better FAFSA," is all new for 2024-25 and includes the biggest changes to the form and process in decades.

For 75 years, the Springfield Foundation has stood as a beacon of dedication to our community. As the organization marked our anniversary on October 5th, it not only commemorated a rich history of giving but also paved the way for a brighter future. The Springfield Foundation's 75th Anniversary Celebration was an event of significance, brimming with moments of recognition, gratitude, and hope

In recent years (2020-2023), the Springfield Foundation has demonstrated remarkable resilience and progress, cementing its role as a community cornerstone.

In the landscape of community development and philanthropy, the Springfield Foundation stood out as a transformative force in philanthropy and community development from 2010 through 2018.

The Springfield Foundation has carving a path of philanthropic excellence that has left an indelible mark on the community it serves, since its founding in 1948. Over the years, the foundation has achieved numerous milestones, each reflecting its unwavering commitment to making a positive impact on Clark County. Here are the milestones from the 1990s and 2000s.

As the Springfield Foundation proudly celebrates its 75th anniversary, we reflect on the humble beginnings that laid the foundation for our impactful journey. Looking back at our early years, we celebrate the vision, dedication, and community support that have shaped us into the thriving philanthropic organization we are today.

Morgan Bowman thanks the Springfield Foundation for their support and impact on her educational journey to three degrees!

We are excited to invite you to our upcoming grant information sessions at the end of May. We are offering two sessions to accommodate busy schedules: one in-person at our office, and the other virtual on Zoom. 

The Springfield Foundation has announced the award of nearly $758,509 in discretionary grants to nonprofits. The Foundation accepted 86 proposals through a competitive grant cycle for 2023, funding proposals either fully or partially.