Hudson’s spirit of philanthropy continued to gain momentum in 2018, with a strong showing of support for local causes through the Hudson Community Foundation (HCF).
Throughout 2018, more than 600 Hudson individuals, families, businesses and organizations made contributions to Hudson Community Foundation initiatives, including its NOW fund (benefitting current community needs),
Hudson Forever Endowment Fund (long term needs for Hudson),
the Kathy Miceli Memorial Scholarship Fund, 100WomenStrongOHIO Giving Circle, Hudson City Schools Student Assistance Endowment Fund, Hudson Prevention & Addiction Resource Fund and the Hudson Fireworks Endowment.
“We sincerely thank everyone who generously contributed to our annual fund drive and other initiatives last year,” said HCF President Amy Jordan. “Our mission is to help Hudson and sustain the quality of life that we all enjoy.”
HCF focuses on funding local projects in arts and culture, historical and environmental preservation, prevention and addiction, social services and youth, education and
In 2018, the foundation’s competitive grants program awarded $36,500 to 14 local non-profit organizations. In addition, nearly $200,000 was distributed throughout Hudson from donor-advised funds, endowment funds, scholarship funds and other funding mechanisms administered by HCF.
Contributions to HCF can take a variety of forms. For example, individuals who are 70½ or older and need to satisfy a required minimum distribution from an IRA can transfer assets directly into one of the foundation’s funds, or create a charitable fund in their name or in honor of a person
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