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Lima Community Foundation

Connecting Donors Who Care With Causes That Matter

Mission

VISION The Lima Community Foundation will be the organization of first choice for donors and advisors to make meaningful charitable contributions, connecting resources with causes of concern to donors. OUR CORE VALUES DONOR FOCUS: to provide donors with vehicles to make giving easy, personally satisfying and effective. CATALYST: to be a facilitator for identifying needs and initiating programs in partnership with other organizations. PERMANENCE: to encourage the growth of permanent charitable endowments to meet the community’s changing needs for now and in the future. IMPACT: to carry out strategic grant-making that is flexible, visionary and inclusive. PARTNERSHIPS: to establish relationships with professional advisors, community leaders, nonprofit organizations and other foundations

Ruling year info

1966

Executive Director

Susie Gray

Main address

PO Box 1086

Lima, OH 45802 USA

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EIN

34-6577091

NTEE code info

Community Foundations (T31)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Lima City Schools Foundation

The Lima City Schools Foundation exists under the Lima Community Foundation. It directly supports the Lima City Schools through scholarships, fundraising efforts, and grants.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Ethnic and racial groups
Families
Parents

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Lima Community Foundation

Board of directors
as of 11/03/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Robert Meredith

Cory Meredith

Robert Schenk

Attorney

Elizabeth Winget

Parker MacDonell

David W. Hardy

Everett S. Kirk III

Karen A. Boitnott

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/3/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data