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Current PCCF assets:




April 2017

Foundation reaches $10 Million in assets 

January 2016

PCCF Board selects first Executive Director to serve as part-time professional staff member

January 2015

Foundation surpasses $8.4 million in assets in 78 funds

November 2014

Launched a Membership Campaign of $50,000 for operations

September 2014

Hosted a Youth Summit with leaders from all four school districts

January 2014

Foundation surpasses $7.3 million in 72 funds

July 2013

Grand opening of the Founders Center for Philanthropy

January 2013

Foundation surpasses $6.3 million in assets

September 2012

Columbus Foundation Leadership in Philanthropy Award given to the Founding Board

January 2012

Foundation surpasses $5 million in assets

September 2011

Foundation celebrates its 10th anniversary with a community picnic

September 2010

Foundation receives its first planned gift from a community donor

April 2010

PCCF reaches goal of 50 funds with the opening of the Pickaway Competitiveness Network accounts

April 2009

Philanthropy in Pickaway County garners national attention when ABC World News Tonight records segment on a youth philanthropy project supported by the Circleville City Schools Endowment Fund

March 2009

The Foundation raises $100,000 in unrestricted funds, fulfilling the September ’08 challenge and creating a more secure financial platform for the organization’s activities

October 2008

PCN hires its first coordinator

September 2008

To meet the need for operating support, a donor offers a $50,000 challenge grant to the PCCF board; board members accept the challenge and begin to raise unrestricted funds

August 2007

Pickaway Competitiveness Network created; PCCF provides leadership and support for the effort

July 2007

Youth Advisory Council awards its first grant

September 2006

Board members and community stakeholders travel to Nebraska to explore the Hometown Competitiveness Network

March 2006

First education foundation, the Westfall Education Foundation, is created; eventually, funds will be established to support each of the four Pickaway county school districts

Mike Harrison Park Fund established to support construction of the Mary Virginia Crites Hannon Park. Foundation unveils plans for the park in September

January 2006

PCCF seeks to encourage philanthropy among youth by earmarking funds to support grantmaking by young people

December 2005

The PCCF family includes 23 funds, representing assets of $2,866,342

May 2005

The William Ammer Memorial Education Trust Fund is established

May 2004

Gladys Schaal Memorial Scholarship Fund is the first fund established through a professional advisor transfer

January 2004

United Way of Pickaway County offers office space to the Foundation

September 2003

First unrestricted fund created: Yamarick Family Fund

April 2003

PCCF holds its first Celebration of Philanthropy, an event to honor and cultivate donors

February 2003

PCCF makes its first grants to community organizations, including support to the New Holland Tri-County Police Athletic League for a youth martial arts class, to the Teays Valley Civic Association for a stage in the village park, and to the Pickaway County Historical and Genealogical Society for improvements to the new Canal Park

December 2002

Relationship with the Columbus Foundation established - CF agrees to hold, invest, and manage PCCF funds

August 2002

First fund established: the Starkey Fund for Youth

October 2001

Internal Revenue Service awards tax-exempt status to the Pickaway County Community Foundation

August 2001

First board is named and a retreat convened to discuss organizational strategies; Ohio Grantmakers Forum agrees to serve as fiscal agent until the foundation receives nonprofit status

September 2000

The Group of 40 meets to explore the idea of a community foundation