Elyria, OH, March 25, 2015 -
In celebration of our 35th anniversary this year, the Community Foundation of Lorain County is holding a contest to give away $35,000 to endowment funds of three non-profit organizations and three schools held at the Community Foundation. The contest runs from May 1st through May 31st, 2015. Winners will be announced at the Community Foundation’s Annual Meeting held on June 24th, 2015.
The groups that get their fans and friends to generate the most number of LIKES for their photo on the Community Foundation’s Facebook page will be ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. First place wins $10,000, 2nd $5,000, and 3rd $2,500 gifts to each respective endowment fund.
Twenty three school districts and over 80 non-profit groups in or serving Lorain County have endowment funds held at the Community Foundation. Organizational and school endowment funds help provide sustainable, permanent support for the organizations that they benefit.
To see which groups are participating and read contest rules, check out the contest photo album on the Community Foundation’s Facebook page (album live May 1st): https://www.facebook.com/pages/Community-Foundation-of-Lorain-County/260644913281
About the Community Foundation
Founded in 1980, the Community Foundation of Lorain County is made up of more than 560 endowed Funds valued at approximately $119 million dollars. Assets of the Funds are invested wisely and a percentage of those earnings provide $4.4 annually in grant support to non-profit organizations in Lorain County. For more information on the Community Foundation visit www.peoplewhocare.org.