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Neighborhood Leadership Training

In-Kind Support to Ohio Neighborhood Associations in Alliance,
Canton, and Massillon for Leadership Training Programs

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Stark Community Foundation (SCF)

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In-kind support to Ohio neighborhood associations in Alliance, Canton, and Massillon to participate in training programs that aim to promote the participation of residents in making effective decisions about their neighborhood.

Funding is intended to support emerging and established leaders through a leadership development process and to contribute to the quality of life in their neighborhoods by assisting in the planning and implementation of neighborhood improvement strategies. Emphasis is placed on capacity building and the identification of neighborhood assets.

Program Objectives
- To build upon the neighborhood leader’s experience
- To encourage and assist in the establishment of networks among neighborhoods, their leaders and their institutions
- To broaden the participant’s understanding of the community at large
- To enhance the ability of neighborhood residents to resolve problems on their own or in cooperation with other neighborhood groups and institutions

From the History of Neighborhoods, to Conflict Resolution, to Neighborhood Goal Setting, the classroom sessions will offer you knowledge about issues and resources that affect your neighborhood. Additional leadership skills and new contacts will assist you in furthering your neighborhood and personal goals. You will also receive a certificate honoring your completion of the program. Upon graduation, you will become a part of the growing network of neighborhood leaders, the Neighborhood Leadership Council, which meets on a monthly basis to exchange information about their neighborhood activities, exchange ideas and networks.

Marilyn Thomas Jones, Director of Community Engagement, trains participants from Alliance, Canton, and Massillon. Training sessions are from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. and are held once a month for four months. Each class participant is required to attend all of the training sessions in order to graduate and receive the benefits provided to program graduates.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 155381

Term of Contract:

2018 Leadership Training Classes

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Neighborhood organizations in Alliance, Canton, and Massillon may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

These training sessions are offered to you free of charge. However, you must register by January 12, 2018 in order to participate.

You will be notified of the receipt of your application one week after the deadline. All training sessions will be held at Stark Community Foundation in the Goldsmith Conference Room, located at 400 Market Avenue North, Canton, Ohio 44702.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email the application to: (with Neighborhood Leadership Training as the Subject)

Or print and mail the application to:

Stark Community Foundation
Neighborhood Leadership Training
400 Market Avenue North, Suite 200
Canton, Ohio 44702

Marilyn Thomas Jones
330 454 3426

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Alliance, Canton, and Massillon