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Important Announcement Regarding Annual Founder's "Virtual" Event Registration.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT regarding Centerville-Washington Foundations Community Founders "Virtual" Event on October 1, 2020. The deadline to sign up for this event has been extended to Wed., Sept. 23rd. To purchase tickets to support Martha Boice and the Founders Event, please phone 937-265-0110, email CWFoundation45@gmail.com, visit the group’s Facebook page, or use the “Donate Now” button […]

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GRANT APPLICATIONS DUE SEPT. 15TH. The time is fast approaching for Impact Grant applications to be submitted to Centerville-Washington Foundation. The deadline is Sept. 15th. Don't miss out on a chance to receive grant money to help your organization! You can apply online. Go to "Grants Page" on this website for more information. We hope […]

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Centerville-Washington Foundation Announces 2020 Founders Event and Honoree, Martha Boice.

Centerville-Washington Foundation Announces 2020 Founders Event and Honoree The Centerville-Washington Foundation announced that Martha Boice, a legacy in historic preservation, will be honored at the Annual Founders Event on Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This year’s event will honor Martha with a virtual evening that will be one to remember. A […]

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"Friends of The Castle" Community Support Grant Recipient

Congratulations to "Friends of the Castle" for receiving a $2,500 Community Support Grant from The Centerville-Washington Foundation! The grant was awarded in April 2020 and will be used by Friends of the Castle for their Recreation and Activity Program. As I frequently drive through Centerville on Far Hills Avenue, I can't help but notice The […]

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Martha Boice is named Honoree for the 16th Annual Community Founders Online Event on October 1, 2020.

The Centerville-Washington Foundation is pleased to announce Martha Boice as this year's honoree for the 16th Annual Community Founders Online Event. The event will take place online on Thursday evening, October 1, 2020. This special evening will being at 6:30 p.m. Due to COVID-19, this year's celebration will be a "virtual" event. Anyone who wishes […]

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Centerville-Washington Foundation is very happy to be a part of this project through Food2GO Grant $$!

"As a new school year gets underway, we would like to take a moment to say a big THANK YOU to the Food 2 Go program and all of the volunteers, community organizations and businesses that donated to this group! Every week for 10 weeks over the summer, Food2Go was able to provide 150-200 children with free […]

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Centerville-Washington Foundation Announces $10,000 Grant Opportunity

The Centerville-Washington Foundation is accepting applications until September 15th for its Community Impact Grant. The grant will award $10,000 to one organization that best demonstrates a unique initiative to serve and improve the Centerville-Washington Township community. All potential applicants must submit a Grant Request Form (GRF) before consideration. The application and more information can be found on the […]

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South Dayton Dance Theater Community Support Grant Recipient

Congratulations to the South Dayton Dance Theater for receiving a $2,000 Community Support Grant from The Centerville-Washington Foundation! The grant was awarded in April 2020 and will be used by the South Dayton Dance Theater for their Nutcracker Ballet Backdrops Project. The South Dayton Dance Theater was created in 1986 to highlight talents of young […]

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Centerville-Washington History Community Support Grant Recipient

Congratulations to Centerville-Washington History for receiving a $2,500 Community Support Grant from The Centerville-Washington Foundation! The grant was awarded in April 2020 for the Museum Lighting Project. The mission of Centerville-Washington History is "to connect the community to its heritage by collecting, preserving, interpreting, and promoting the history of our local area." If you are […]

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SICSA Community Support Grant Recipient

Congratulations to the SICSA organization for receiving a $1,500 Community Support Grant from The Centerville-Washington Foundation! The grant was awarded in April 2020 and will be used by SICSA for their Centerville Community Cats Program. SICSA was founded in 1974. The name SICSA is an acronym for the Society for the Improvement of Conditions for […]

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"Harvey's Bench"

The Rev. Harvey B. Smith was recently honored last September by the Centerville-Washington Foundation for a lifetime of service to the Centerville and Washington Township communities. Harvey served on the Park District Board for 23 years. That's amazing dedication to the community! As you are out for a walk, stop and rest awhile on "Harvey's […]

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$5000 Community Impact Grant given in response to COVID-19.

The Centerville-Washington Foundation gave a $5,000 Community Impact Grant to Shoes 4 The Shoeless (Food For The People) to support the needs of senior citizens and those struggling with mental illness during this Global Pandemic. "Boxes of Hope" were packed and given to those experiencing great need during this period of the coronavirus. A heartfelt […]

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Ronald McDonald House Charities (Dayton) Community Support Grant Recipient

Congratulations to The Ronald McDonald House Charities (Dayton) for receiving a $2,500 Community Support Grant from The Centerville-Washington Foundation! The grant was awarded in April 2020 for the Keeping Families Close Project. "This year, Ronald McDonald House Charities (Dayton) celebrates 40 years of providing community, comfort and hope to families of sick or injured children." […]

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A great big "THANK YOU" to our Corporate Sponsors!!

A great big " THANK YOU" to our Corporate Sponsors!! The Centerville-Washington Foundation sends a shout out to our Corporate Sponsors for their continued support and partnership in helping us help people in our community. In gratitude to Voss Auto, Minuteman Press and Arehart CRM and Web Consulting!!! Arehart CRM andWeb Consulting Skyrocket Sales, Save […]

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IMPACT Annual Report 2020

The Annual Report IMPACT is hot off the press! Please take a look at all that The Centerville-Washington Foundation has been doing in 2020. We've been busy helping our community in many ways since the beginning of the year! The Centerville-Washington Foundation has awarded $20,000 for 10 Community Support Grants and $10,000 for 2 Community […]

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The Heart of Centerville and Washington Township Community Support Grant Recipient

Congratulations to The Heart of Centerville and Washington Township organization for receiving a $1,500 Community Support Grant from The Centerville-Washington Foundation! The grant was awarded in April 2020 and will be used for Friday Fest at Stubbs Park - Food Trucks, Live Music and the Movie at Dusk Project. "The Heart of Centerville and Washington […]

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Girls on the Run (Dayton) Community Support Grant Recipient

Congratulations to Girls on the Run Dayton for receiving a $2,000 Community Support Grant from The Centerville-Washington Foundation! The grant was awarded in April 2020 and will be used for the Centerville Washington Township Girls on the Run Growth Initiative. The Girls on the Run program "inspires girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate […]

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Centerville Band Boosters Community Support Grant Recipient

Congratulations to the Centerville Band Boosters for receiving a $1,000 Community Support Grant from The Centerville-Washington Foundation! The grant was awarded in April 2020 and will be used for the Centerville Jazz Band. In November, The Centerville Jazz Band will be representing the Centerville and Washington Township communities in the upcoming 2020 Macy's Thanksgiving Day […]

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Learning Tree Farm Community Support Grant Recipient

Congratulations to Learning Tree Farm for receiving a $2,500 Community Support Grant from The Centerville-Washington Foundation! The grant was awarded in April 2020 for their Saturday Family Fun Series Sponsorship. "Learning Tree Farm is a working farm that is committed to providing hands-on learning experiences for children and families who otherwise might not have access […]

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Covid-19 Response - Two Community Impact Grants

In response to Covid-19, The Centerville-Washington Foundation approved $10,000 to be given to the following non-profit organizations to help with the immediate needs within our community: $5,000 to Food2Go for providing food for Centerville students that experience food insecurities. $5,000 to Shoes 4 The Shoeless for providing "Boxes of Hope," food for senior citizens and […]

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2020 Community Support Grant Winners Announced

CONGRATULATIONS to our recent 2020 Community Support Grant recipients!! The Centerville-Washington Foundation approved $20,000 for the following non-profit organizations:   $2,500 to Centerville-Washington History for their Museum Lighting Project. $2,500 to Friends of the Castle for the Recreation and Activity Program at the Castle. $2,500 to Learning Tree Farm, Inc. for the Saturday Family Fun […]

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Recent CWF Impact Grant currently impacting our Community!

The CWF Impact Grant that allowed the Washington Township Sheriff's office to obtain a new community trailer is putting it to great use this week with assisting Centerville Schools in delivering school lunches to the children within this community! #washingtownship #centerville #washingtontownshipsheriff #covid19newreality #centervilleschools

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Postponed Annual Meeting 2020

The Centerville-Washington Foundation Annual Meeting scheduled for Thursday April 16, 2020 at Yankee Trace has been postponed due to current concerns with the Corona Virus. We are sorry to be forced to make this difficult decision as this meeting is critical to communicating our most recent successes.  An announcement will be forthcoming when a future […]

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Foundation Announces 2019 Founders Event and Honoree

The Centerville-Washington Foundation announced that The Reverend Harvey B. Smith, a man who has devoted a lifetime of service to others while rarely seeking recognition for his efforts, will be honored at the Founders Event on Thursday, September 26, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Golf Club at Yankee Trace. Rev. Smith is a founding […]

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Founders Event - September 2019

Picture of Harvey Smith and Paul Heintz at the Founders Event 2019.

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Community Impact Grant Applications Invited

The Centerville-Washington Foundation, a foundation founded in 1998, is accepting grant requests for its Community Impact Grant until September 1. This grant will award $10,000 to one organization that best demonstrates a unique initiative to serve and improve the Centerville-Washington Township community. To access the grant application, click on the grants tab, write to Centerville-Washington […]

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Spring Grant Winners Announced

Centerville-Washington Foundation Grant Committee members have approved distribution of $20,000 to the following nonprofit and government organizations: $5,000 to Friends of the Castle $2,500 to Centerville – Washington Recreation Center $2,500 to Ronald McDonald House $2,500 to TJ’s Place of Hope $2,000 to Centerville – Washington Park District $2,000 to Just a Little Lunch $1,500 […]

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New Community Impact Grant Awarded!

Centerville-Washington Foundation is proud to announce the recipient of our new $10,000 Community Impact Grant is St. Vincent de Paul, Incarnation Conference. With the funds provided, St. Vincent will establish a Getting Ahead Workshop which will provide the supportive tools for our needy neighbors to begin the process of stepping out of generational poverty. “When […]

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CWF Announces first annual COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT

In celebration of twenty years of growth and support, the Centerville-Washington Foundation is proud to offer a $10,000 Community Impact Grant to one organization that best demonstrates a unique initiative to serve and improve the Centerville-Washington Township community. For more information, join us at an informational meeting on Thursday, November 15, 4 PM, in the […]

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Joyce Young Honored at 14th Annual Founders Event

This year’s guest of honor was celebrated on Sept 27th not just for her many years of community service, but also because it was her (and her daughter Mary’s) birthday! It was a special evening with speeches from Joyce’s daughters Margaret and Mary Young and Shirley Spelman, Township Administrator Jessie Lightle, and longtime friend David […]

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CWF Receives First Corporate Sponsorship

Centerville-Washington Foundation Received their first $2,500 “Community Visionary” Corporate Sponsorship from the Voss Auto Network, recognized as one of the Top 100 Mega Dealers in the U.S. “This community-centered commitment by the Voss Auto Network allows our Foundation to further our funding efforts to fill community needs,” said Doug Mays, chair of the Foundation’s corporate […]

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Join CWF in Honoring Joyce Young at our Annual Founders Event

Please join us Thursday, September 27, 5:30-7:30 at The Golf Club at Yankee Trace for our 14th Annual Community Founders Event. Hearty hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. Tickets are $50, of which $30 is a tax refundable contribution to the Centerville-Washington Foundation. RSVP requested by September 17 to CWFoundation45@gmail.com. Call 937-265-0110 for additional information. CWF […]

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It's Time For Fall Grant Applications

The Centerville-Washington Foundation is accepting grant requests for its 2018 fall grant application cycle. All potential applicants must submit a Grant Request Form (GRF) before consideration of a fall grant application. The GRF deadline for this grant cycle is September 1. GRF forms may be found on the Foundation's website HERE or at Centerville City […]

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CWF Awards Over $10,000 in Spring Grants

This year, the CWF granted over $10,000 to many deserving organizations working to make the Centerville-Washington Township Community a better place.  Congratulations to our 2018 Spring Grant Recipients!!! · $2,500 to Centerville-Washington History to fund the upgrade and replacement of Museum Office furnishings. · $1,500 to Centerville Rotary to provide dictionaries to 800 local third […]

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Attend our CWF Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony

It’s that time of year again!  The CWF is hosting its Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony on April 19th at 5:30 PM.  The meeting will be held at the Yankee Trace Clubhouse.  Please join us to celebrate another great year with the Foundation, and greet our new grant recipients!  Please RSVP to cwfoundation45@gmail.com or call […]

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