Spark is an affinity group of Greater Toledo Community Foundation designed to develop the next generation of young community philanthropists in northwest Ohio. It is a curated experience designed to help you ignite your philanthropic passions. As a member of this new wave of philanthropists, you will have the chance to make a measurable impact in our community while being equipped with the tools and insights to create a lifetime of transformative change.
How you can get involved?
Consider becoming a member of the next Spark affinity group.
Email Jesse Stock to express your interest now.
Join Spark, a new Toledo affinity group
Even as the fortunes of some in our community have increased, many northwest Ohioans continue to face serious and sometimes life-threatening challenges. Learn more from the 2019 Community Needs Assessment. We need your help to improve the lives of our neighbors.
Participation requires a personal investment of $750.
This year-long commitment gives you the opportunity to:
1. Follow your investment through a real-world grant cycle.
2. Learn the business of philanthropy from Spark’s curriculum as well as experienced community leaders.
3. Connect with passionate local philanthropists who are a part of Greater Toledo Community Foundation’s network.
What to expect from your participation in Spark
This year-long commitment gives you the opportunity to participate in a full grant cycle—from ideation to selection to impact. All while gleaning from the expertise of passionate local leaders and connecting with local philanthropists affiliated with Greater Toledo Community Foundation.
As a Spark member, you will receive Spark’s Curriculum which will become your go-to resource for understanding the business of philanthropy, how to best impact a community, and the current community needs of northwest Ohio.
The curriculum includes:
Join Spark! Email Jesse Stock at Jesse@toledocf.org, with your interest now!
Spark is an affinity group of Greater Toledo Community Foundation designed to develop the next generation of young community philanthropists in northwest Ohio. As a member of the next generation of philanthropists, you will make a measurable impact in our community while being equipped with the tools necessary to create transformative change.
Learn more about the Greater Toledo Community Foundation by clicking here.