The Youngstown Foundation


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All media inquiries should be directed to:

Jan Strasfeld, Executive Director
Phone: 330-744-0320

Y-STARThe Youngstown Foundation has crafted an innovative and exciting program designed to address critical academic and financial challenges.

PhilanthropyThe Youngstown Foundation shares compelling community data as it relates to philanthropy.

Library DonationLibrary Gets $1.68M Donation for new West Side branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County.

Universal Design SymposiumFormer Youngstown Mayor, Jay Williams, speaks at the Foundation Universal Design Symposium.

Latest Foundation News

News ArticleOctober 3, 2016 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation awards more than $910,000 in third-quarter grants:

News ArticleJune 28, 2016 – (Youngstown, OH)

YWCA of Youngstown receives $50K grant from Youngstown Foundation:

News ArticleJune 17, 2016 – (Youngstown, OH)

Help Hotline gets Youngstown Foundation grant:

News ArticleMay 27, 2016 – (Youngstown, OH)

More than half Youngstown graduates earn first Y-STAR scholarships:

News ArticleFebruary 8, 2016 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation donates to Yellow Brick Place:

News ArticleFebruary 6, 2016 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation doles out $6M to nonprofits:

News ArticleNovember 20, 2015 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation Comes to Mission’s Rescue:

News ArticleOctober 9, 2015 – (Youngstown, OH)

Library Gets $1.68M Donation for West Side Branch:

News ArticleNovember 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

Sharing, Preserving Generations of Wealth: view PDF

News ArticleNovember 10, 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

Foundations Work for Closer Cooperation, Coordination:

News ArticleSeptember 30, 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation Announces Q3 Grants:

News ArticleAugust 6, 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation | Grant awards:

News ArticleJuly 1, 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

Monday Musical Club is disbanding after 118 years:

News ArticleJune 24, 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

Education Partnership gets grants from 4 Foundations:

News ArticleMay 29, 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation helps with city students’ college costs:

News ArticleMay 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

The Youngstown Foundation Awards $1.5M: view PDF

News ArticleMay 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

The Youngstown Foundation Outlines Its Mission: view PDF

News ArticleApril 30, 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

Goodwill Gets Grants for Building Upgrades:

News ArticleApril 10, 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation is giving $1.22 million to 22 organizations:

News ArticleFebruary 3, 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

Hine Fund donation will help children:

News ArticleJanuary 2014 – (Youngstown, OH)

The Youngstown Foundation Crosses $100M Threshold: view PDF

News ArticleDecember 16, 2013 – (Youngstown, OH)

Autism Academy to receive $125,000 in Ceremony Thursday:

News ArticleNovember 4, 2013 – (Youngstown, OH)

Foundation assets total $98 million:

News ArticleApril 11, 2013 – (Youngstown, OH)

Jan Strasfeld explains the role of The Youngstown Foundation:

News ArticleApril 8, 2013 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation helps city school students:

News ArticleDecember 17, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation Awards $3.1M in Grants:

News ArticleSeptember 26, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

The Youngstown Foundation awards $248,817 in 3rd quarter grants... read more

News ArticleAugust 22, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Y-Star launched to boost High School Students:

News ArticleAugust 22, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Foundation to help with college costs:

News ArticleAugust 21, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Program will help Youngstown students afford college:

News ArticleAugust 21, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

The Youngstown Foundation launches the Y-Star Program... read more

News ArticleAugust 11, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation awards $534K to groups:

News ArticleAugust 6, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Hospital playground constructed with compassion:

News ArticleAugust 6, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Volunteers build playground:

News ArticleAugust 4, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Construction started on Memorial Playground:

News ArticleJuly 23, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Castlo establishes fund with Lease Revenues:

News ArticleJune 17, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Change in Education coming:

News ArticleApril 9, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

The Youngstown Foundation distributes over $1.3M to Area Agencies: view PDF

News ArticleMarch 30, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation awards $20,000 grant to Ursuline Sisters:

News ArticleMarch 13, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

Youngstown Foundation donates $30,000 to Rayen Stadium fund:

News ArticleFeb. 5, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

The Youngstown Foundation launches new website: view PDF

News ArticleJan. 16, 2012 – (Youngstown, OH)

The Youngstown Foundation 2012 Growth Report: view PDF

News ArticleSept. 23, 2010 – (Youngstown, OH)

The Youngstown Foundation hosted a Universal Design Symposium... read more

Hine Memorial Fund awards grant to Down Syndrome Association of the Valley
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