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Kentuckians donate $652,352 to charities participating in statewide online giving campaign

Kentuckians donated $652,352 to 223 nonprofit organizations participating in the eighth annual Kentucky Gives Day online giving campaign. The event has raised $2.7 million by participating nonprofits over the eight years. This year brought together 4158 donors who made 5259 gifts – all through a single website, www.kygives.org. “The pandemic facing our communities has also put an incredible strain...

In midst of pandemic, need greater than ever as Kentucky’s annual 24 hours of giving returns May 12

Nonprofit organizations from throughout the commonwealth will participate in the eighth annual Kentucky Gives Day on May 12. The 24-hour online giving campaign will provide the 238 participating charities the opportunity to raise as much money as possible from midnight (EDT) through 11:59 p.m. – all through a single website at www.kygives.org. “COVID-19 has changed so much, but it can’t change...

Kentucky’s 24 hours of giving — Nonprofit organizations to participate in Kentucky Gives Day

Nonprofit organizations from throughout the state will participate in the sixth annual Kentucky Gives Day on May 22. The 24-hour online giving campaign gives the 164 participating charities the opportunity to raise as much money as possible from midnight through 11:59 p.m. – all through a single online site, www.kygives.org. “Charitable nonprofits are eager to showcase their work to strengthen...

Central Kentucky Community Foundation to host groundbreaking ceremony for Home of Philanthropy

Central Kentucky Community Foundation ahs announced the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Home of Philanthropy will be Friday, April 20 at 12:00 p.m., located at 200 Jim Owen Drive in Elizabethtown. CKCF serves a 9-county region which includes Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties. The Home of Philanthropy will be a place for nonprofits, businesses,...

Central Ky. Community Foundation, Elizabethtown Community College announce strategic partnership

Central Kentucky Community Foundation and Elizabethtown Community and Technical College announce a new strategic partnership that will strengthen higher education and better position our region for continued growth. The announcement was made this week by President and CEO of CKCF, Davette B. Swiney; and President and CEO of ECTC, Dr. Juston Pate. “We are excited to work together with ECTC, and what...

Zepeda, Rider, Hammons to be recognized for service during Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy

Susan Zepeda of Louisville, Al Rider of Elizabethtown and Mike Hammons of Northern Kentucky will be recognized for extraordinary service at the eighth annual Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy next week in Lexington. They will be presented with the prestigious Commonwealth Award during the Summit’s luncheon program on Sept. 1. The Summit convenes at the Griffin Gate Marriott on Aug. 31 and Sept....

2012 Review: Philanthropy, nonprofit stories focus on generosity, service and unselfishness

A community and its citizens can be distinguished in many ways but in no way better than the culture of giving, volunteering, service to good causes and needs of the neediest among us. When good people share their resources – money, time, talent, expertise – we are all enriched and we have the good examples we need to make us better. Our special section on Our Philanthropy and our special understanding...