Roger J. Di Paolo Scholarships Announced

Two newly endowed scholarship funds were created through the Portage Foundation to honor the memory of Roger J. Di Paolo, lifelong county resident whose career in journalism and volunteerism in local civic organizations made him a household name within Portage County. The funds were established by Di Paolo’s husband, Timothy Krasselt, and son, Brian Di …

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Congratulations 2022 Scholarship Recipients

The Portage Foundation announced the names of scholarship recipients for 2022. This year’s awards totaled over $58,000 and represent the diverse nature of Portage County and its residents.   Many of the scholarships offer to students were from Endowed Funds created in the memory of Portage County residents. The Portage Foundation staff appreciates the trust that …

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Welcome to our new staff

Portage Foundation Appoints Scott Taylor as Executive Director Alongside New Operations and Outreach Managers

Job Posting: Executive Director of The Portage Foundation

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The Portage Foundation is seeking a dynamic, collaborative and experienced leader to build the capacity of the Foundation to inspire philanthropy, build endowments, impact causes and foster projects, and engage community leaders. The Executive Director will provide vision, leadership and direction and will work with the Board of Trustees to implement the Foundation’s strategic plan. More information about the position can be found here. Inquiries, referrals and cover letters/resumes may be directed in confidence via email to: Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2022.

Happy New Year!

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Message from Toby Ann Weber, Interim Director On behalf of the Board of Trustees and staff of the Foundation, I want to extend our best wishes for a safe, healthy and prosperous New Year. We look forward to continuing our partnerships with our fundholders and local nonprofit organizations on improving the quality of life in …

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