Donor Spotlight

Donor Spotlight

Terry Fleming makes his retirement funds work for a region.

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See the difference philanthropy can make

Watch the stories of FAO and hear directly from our community partners, grantees, honorees, and donors. Their stories are best told in their own words. 

Six individuals were honored this year as Jenco Awardees for their commitment and service to their communities. The Jenco Foundation Fund honors people with visionary leadership who give of themselves to help others in our region. Hear their stories in their own words here.

The Community Foundation for Perry County works every day to create opportunities for Perry County. Take a look at some of the differences they make as they work to Grow Home.

2014 was a very special year for the I’m a Child of Appalachia Celebration, with the success of Leadership 100 and the launch of the Pillars of Prosperity Funds.
Watch FAO’s President and CEO Cara Dingus Brook deliver her report to the region and learn how FAO is looking to the future of the region closest to our hearts.

A first-of-its-kind campaign came to a close in November of 2014 as FAO announced the success of Leadership 100.Hear directly from the shareholders who made this movement possible about why they were a part of Leadership 100 and what it means for Appalachian Ohio’s future.

Take a peek at FAO’s IPO – Initial Philanthropic Offering – complete with bell ringing, marking the closing of Leadership 100!

Two amazing individuals were honored at the 2014 I’m a Child of Appalachia Celebration. Marianne Campbell and Dick Hubbard are true visionaries and have made an outstanding impact on the region throughout their lives.  Find out what makes them Child of Appalachia Honorees.

Take a look at the story of 2012 Child of Appalachia Honoree Bill Morgan and learn about the difference he has made in the region closest to our hearts.