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Carolyn Locher Memorial Scholarship Fund 

Written by Kay Bouyack The Scioto Foundation has announced the establishment of the Carolyn Locher Memorial Scholarship Fund created by Carolyn’s grandchildren Keely McGraw and Kyle ...
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Alison Goebel, ED for GOPC presents the Portsmouth Housing Action Plan at the Portsmouth City Council on May 13, 2024

GOPC releases the Portsmouth Housing Action Plan

The Scioto Foundation, in partnership with the City of Portsmouth and the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority, releases a Housing Action Plan for Portsmouth, Ohio.  PORTSMOUTH, OH ...
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The City of Portsmouth Reconqizes the Scioto Foundation good work in the community

Last Monday, the Scioto Foundation attended the City of Portsmouth City Council meeting. Councilman Andy Cole presented Scioto Foundation representatives with a proclamation for Scioto Foundation's ...
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Scioto Foundation Celebrate its 50th Anniversary May 14, 2024

Written by Kay Bouyack Today, May 14, the Scioto Foundation, Portsmouth’s local foundation, celebrates its 50th anniversary of philanthropy and service to the area highlighting its ...
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Market Square ribbon cutting

Portsmouth was buzzing with excitement as a vibrant transformation started to unfold! Today marked an exciting moment with the ribbon cutting ceremony at Market Square Park. ...
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Skatepark Improvement Fund

A Portsmouth educator and a local physician have joined forces to establish a new Skatepark Improvement Fund for the benefit of improvements to the Portsmouth Skatepark ...
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NYT Best-selling illustrator visits local youth

The Scioto Foundation Board of Governors awarded the Scioto County Public Library $5,000 for its “Books Build Bridges Literary Project”. The library requested the funds to ...
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New Fund: Wiggins Notre Dame Support Fund

The Scioto Foundation has announced the creation of the Wiggins Notre Dame Support Fund, established by lifelong dedicated Notre Dame alumni Jerry Wiggins for the support ...
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The Complex receives $10,000

November of 2023, the Scioto Foundation Boards of Governors awarded the West Portsmouth Youth Sports Complex $10,000 to replace its damaged gym floors. This new floor ...
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Celebrating 50 years in 50 weeks

In 1985, the Scioto Foundation Board of Governors granted $11,000 to the Portsmouth Little Theatre to acquire adjacent land. With this financial support, PLT successfully purchased ...
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