Harrison County Community Foundation Fund
The Harrison County Community Foundation Fund provides a non-partisan vehicle with flexible, permanent resources to help the community address needs, strengthen assets and assist with opportunities, both now and for generations to come.
The Harrison County Community Foundation Fund will provide grants to advance charitable projects of benefit to Harrison County residents, while also establishing a collective resource for all those looking to support Harrison County’s current and future opportunities through charitable giving.The Harrison County Family of Funds includes:
• Harrison County Community Foundation Fund
• Chad Clay Memorial Fund
• Chevron Community Fund
• Gulfport Energy Fund
• Harrison Hills City School District Fund
• Jewett United Methodist Church Endowment Fund
In addition to encouraging investments to provide grants and leadership for quality of life projects in Harrison County, the Community Fund also serves to encourage and support others in establishing funds to benefit the County’s organizations and citizens, including: scholarships, organizational endowments, school system endowments and other advised funds.
The Fund is overseen by an Advisory Committee, who will make recommendations on grant awards and participate in special opportunities. Advisory Committee members include Allison Anderson, Lori Milleson, Dr. Scott Pendelton, Bob Positano, Matt Puskarich and John Tabacchi.
Contributions to the Funds
Contributions to the fund are tax deductible and can be made in a variety of ways, including: outright gifts of cash or long-term appreciated securities; memorial gifts of cash or assets in memory or in honor of someone special; and deferred gifts through bequests, life insurance, and charitable remainder trusts. Donations for the Harrison County Community Foundation Fund can be sent to PNC Bank Attn: Mike Sliva, 235 South Main Street, Cadiz, Ohio 43907 or to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, 35 Public Square – PO Box 456, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764. Credit card donations can also be made by clicking here and designating the Harrison County Community Foundation Fund. For additional information, please call FAO at 740.753.1111.