MANSFIELD, OH -The Women’s Fund of the Richland County Foundation is accepting nominations for the JoAnn Dutton Volunteer Community Service Award. The award celebrates and honors women leaders who devote a significant amount of time and energy in a meaningful way to local charitable organizations.
The award is sponsored by the Women's Fund of the Richland County Foundation and was named in honor of JoAnn Dutton, former executive director of the Mansfield YWCA.
The winner will be honored during the Women’s Fund annual grant awards luncheon November 8 at Westbrook Country Club.
Since its inception, the Women’s Fund has awarded over $307,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations that support women and girls and scholarships to women who are non-traditional students attending local colleges.
In addition to annual grants, scholarships and the JoAnn Dutton Award, the Women’s Fund conducts a Mother’s Day Fundraiser as a way for people to honor the special women in their lives. The Women’s Fund welcomes all donations which can be made online at richlandfoundation.org or by check.