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Updates and insights from the TFEC team about our community initiatives, community projects, and other useful information for donors, nonprofits, or your clients.

Your Scholarship Search Starts Here

The start of a new year brings a busy scholarship season for The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC). Scholarships make education possible, and TFEC has more than 120 scholarship funds that are available to local students. Our goal is to provide access to...

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Bye 2020, Hello Centennial (+1)

No one could have predicted the year 2020. While we were waiting with much anticipation to celebrate The Foundation for Enhancing Communities' (TFEC) 100th year of service to the community, the world had other plans. Even though the events of 2020 have spilled into...

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We Move Forward.

Author: Janice Black, President & CEO It can be hard to feel like a community these days. We cannot be with our loved ones; the proverbial “aisle” slices through this nation like butter, placing us on the right or the wrong side of history, and arenas of civil...

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Have an Impact on the Future of Your Community

Author: Janice Black, President & CEO It’s a chilly Friday in November and students from schools located in Perry County run home with books in hand to a much needed break from their studies. But for some students this 48 hour break means for the next 48 hours,...

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Your Corporate Hardship Fund. Made Possible by TFEC

Author: Janice Black, President & CEO We have seen many individuals and families fall on hard times during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through our grant work with the COVID-19 Community Response Fund, we are providing financial support to local nonprofit organizations...

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Giving with TFEC: Your Questions, Answered.

Author: Kirk Demyan, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Why is TFEC a better choice for charitable giving than commercial charitable gift institutions? At TFEC we provide you with flexibility in giving and peace of mind with your contributions. Because of...

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The CARES Act and Your Federal Student Loans

Author: Janice Black, President & CEO For most students, higher education is only made possible with financial assistance in the form of scholarships, private student loans, or federal student loans. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many college-age students found...

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