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The Community Foundation of Lorain County is dedicated to enriching the lives of those living and working in Lorain County, Ohio.

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Payne, Nickles & Company Fund

Additional Info

  • Established: 7/1/99
  • To support post-secondary students preparing for the CPA exam scholarship. To benefit 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th year students in Huron and Erie Counties taking courses to pass CPA exam.  Click here to download the application.

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    Danielle-Locke
    Danielle M. Locke, CAP, MPA
    Gift Planning Officer
     

    We work to mobilize individuals to become active partners in building a better community.

    We believe the perpetuity of our efforts are linked to sustainable practices.

    We value community, which we define as putting self aside for the betterment of the whole.

    We believe access to the CFLC should be fair, inclusive, and equitable.

    Through our efforts, the Foundation seeks to improve the quality of life and to instill a greater sense of unity in Lorain County.

    We believe in purposeful and collaborative community leadership.

    We exercise and promote leadership in meeting the changing needs and opportunities in the community.

    We support innovative programs and act as a catalyst in identifying problems and sharing information with individuals, other foundations, and corporations.

    We provide a permanent instrument for receiving and managing charitable gifts and bequests.

    We value integrity, which we define as always doing the right thing.

    We value excellence, which we define as providing the best service to all.

    We believe strategy, creativity, and adaptability are keys to thriving in a constantly changing world.

    We believe integrity is our greatest asset and value trust earned with fiscal responsibility, ethical stewardship, and transparency