Give Locally! Donate online to support local funds and our foundation to continue the good work in our community. Below are funds that welcome public contributions to meet the needs of their missions or projects. If you have questions or want to learn more about the funds, call our office at (330) 655-3580 or email info@myhcf.org

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Community Funds
Donate HCF Operations Fund
Help with our daily operational expenses
Donate Hudson NOW Fund
This fund supports the immediate and changing needs in the Hudson community.
Donate Hudson Forever Endowment Fund
Ensures that Hudson will always have philanthropic resources available for pressing needs and programs that grows over time to guarantee an investment in the future, with the necessary flexibility to address unforeseen issues and causes.
Donate Memorial Gift Fund
A gift in honor of your loved one can be made to any existing fund at Hudson Community Foundation (HCF) or establish a new fund in their memory. Memorial funds at HCF can be named to honor your loved one or your entire family. Grants from your fund will continue to preserve their memory with each gift.
Donor Advised
Donate Gregory J. Grace Memorial Fund
The Gregory J. Grace Memorial Fund has been established by his family in his honor to support local causes.
Donate The Vincent William Baran Charitable Fund
This fund will support Catholic educational institutions and access to those institutions, organizations that promote the flourishing and development of children, and organizations that serve the needy or vulnerable people of Northeast Ohio.
Donate Caroline Kramer Faust Foundation
In honor and memory of Caroline, her family has established the Caroline Kramer Faust Foundation that will be used to fund causes that Caroline loved --- animals, art, nature, school, to name a few. She touched so many lives in her short time here. Thank you for all the love and support you have shown her family and for helping further Caroline's interests.
Donate Lerner Family Foundation for Body, Mind & Spirit
Our mission is to support growth & healing in body, mind, & spirit. To learn more about us and to see some of the organizations that we support, please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LernerFamilyFund.
Donate The Spiritual Life Society Foundation
Our mission is to support the work of the Spiritual Life Society, the Hudson Community Foundation, and similar organizations to promote self-discovery, growth, and education for all, and healing, comfort, and sustenance to those in need. To learn more about us and to see some of the organizations that we support, please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Spiritual-Life-Society-Charitable-Fund-112237854649587.
Donate Kristopher Roukey Memorial Fund
This fund has been established by friends of Kris Roukey. Kris died tragically on May 2, 2021. He will be remembered as loving father, devoted husband, and son, loyal friend, avid sports fan and a gentle, caring soul, always willing to strike up a conversation and make anyone feel comfortable. Kris was passionate about his children and their achievements. Kris will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Grants will be issued to charities in memory of Kris. All donations to this fund are fully taxed deductible.
Donate Tobin Family Memorial Fund
This fund has been established as a memorial for the Tobin Family in memory of their loved ones. Grants will be issued to charities in memory of their family. All donations to this fund are fully taxed deductible.
Donate VCS Family Charitable Fund
A fund established by the Smith Family in memory of their loving mother, Veronica C. Smith. This fund supports public charities in the areas of art, education and community involvement throughout Northeast Ohio
HCF's Field of Interest Funds
Donate Hudson Arts & Culture Fund
Acknowledging the importance of arts and culture in the life of each individual, the Hudson Community Foundation promotes and supports organizations and events which further these opportunities for the citizens of Hudson.
Donate Historical and Environmental Preservation Fund
The Hudson Community Foundation embraces Hudson’s rich history and believes it is critical to maintain its character and heritage. Fostering an attitude of environmental responsibility will ensure community resources are preserved.
Donate Hudson Prevention & Addiction Resource Fund
Established to address current and future drug and alcohol awareness needs in the community. Currently funding the Drug Safe Hudson and Drug Free Clubs of America. Drug Safe Hudson was developed to enhance drug and alcohol awareness, reduce stigma and improve opportunities for assistance to Hudson residents who have been affected by drug and alcohol use.
Donate Hudson Social Services Fund
A community entails citizens at both ends of the financial spectrum. The Hudson Community Foundation is committed to supporting all citizens through its philanthropic channels. This fund was created to help meet human services activities conducted as needed by non-profit organizations located in or directly serving the Hudson community
Donate Youth, Education & Recreation Fund
Investing in our youth helps develop the leaders of tomorrow. The Hudson Community Foundation supports opportunities and experiences that promote the building of important developmental assets and valuable relationships for our local youth.
Organizational - Agency
Donate Music from The Western Reserve Endowment Fund
Provide support to Music from The Western Reserve to carry out its role and mission.
Donate Holiday Lighting Endowment Fund
The Lighting Committee is working to build this fund so that the Hudson annual Lighting of the Greens will continue in perpetuity each holiday season. 100% of your gift goes towards this fund and is fully tax deductible.
Donate Hudson Bandstand Endowment Fund
The Hudson Bandstand has established this fund to provide funding for the process of producing the summer concert series each year for the community. Funds raised will go to building an endowment so that Hudson Bandstand summer concerts on the Greens will continue in perpetuity.
Donate Hudson-Landsberg Sister City
The purpose of this fund is to support Hudson-Landsberg Sister City in its mission to support youth scholarship, cultural exchange, and community engagement for a stronger relationship between Hudson, Ohio and Landsberg am Lech, Germany.
Donate Hudson Players Endowment Fund Donations
This fund has been established for the purpose of supporting the Hudson Players mission of creating and supporting quality theater for Hudson and its surrounding communities.
Donate Rotary Club of Hudson Clocktower
The purpose of the Rotary Club of Hudson Clocktower Fund is charitable, benevolent and to encourage, promote and extend the objectives of Rotary International and Leadership Hudson.
Designated
Donate Hudson City Schools Student Assistance Fund
Benefits Hudson City School District students facing financial hardship that may be necessary to function at school on a daily basis.
Donate Hudson Food Pantry
Supports the Hudson Food Pantry and those families and individuals who rely on its services.
Donate 1927 Building Fund
To find a financially feasible alternative for the adaptive reuse of the historic 1927 Hudson High School with the goal of preserving the architectural integrity of the existing building; thwarting current development efforts to eliminate two-thirds of the building that would leave only the west facade remaining; and to prevent the school from demolition while other options can be explored.
Donate Baldwin-Buss House Foundation
The Mission of the Baldwin-Buss House Foundation is dedicated to the restoration, preservation, and ongoing conservation of the Baldwin-Buss House and its distinct setting on Hudson’s Village Green. Through educational initiatives, we seek to celebrate the historic and architectural importance of the Baldwin-Buss House our community, that will inspire future generations.
Donate Hudson Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Alliance Fund
The Hudson DEI Coalition is committed to transforming all aspects and levels of the Hudson community into a culturally proficient, anti-racist, anti-discriminatory, multicultural community that operates from a base of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through a tiered approach of Education, Dialogue, and Action, we empower households, organizations, and institutions to examine and dismantle the behaviors, pathologies, practices, and policies that sustain institutional and systemic discrimination and racism.
Donate Hudson IIA Refugee Assistance Fund
The International Institute of Akron (IIA) has been fostering a sense of home for immigrants and refugees for over 100 years. The purpose of the fund is to assist our newest Summit County residents as they transition their families to safety in the United States. One of the many needs the fund will support, is to purchase a passenger van to assist with transport as employment is secured, and to travel to needed job skills training, educational programs and appointments. Additional needs include staffing and other support. The Hudson DEI Alliance is coordinating this city-wide effort to support the work of the IIA, in partnership with the Hudson Community Foundation, Western Reserve Academy, The Hudson International Women's Club, Hudson City Schools, First Congregational Church of Hudson and other non-profit and faith-based institutions in the city to help meet the needs of our new Ohioans. Please help support this Hudson community-wide effort to support the IIA as they remove transportation and other barriers for evacuees. In addition to the financial need, items are being collected and welcome messages created by our youth, to meet a wide variety of needs. Check the Hudson DEI Alliance web site for more information and how you, your family and/or your organization or business can get involved!
Donate Hudson Senior Network Fund
The Hudson Senior Network is a caring group of volunteers created to support local Hudson residents as they age by encouraging social connections, promoting healthy, vibrant and meaningful living opportunities.
Donate State of Mind: Hudson
The purpose of State of Mind: Hudson is to increase the awareness of and reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues in the Hudson Community. State of Mind: Hudson achieves its purpose through providing at least one scholarship per year and hosting annual events throughout the community.
Field of Interest
Donate Hudson Garden Club
Make Your Reservation Today for this year's GARDEN GATHERING. Reservations can be made at the following levels (per person): Lily - $125; Iris - $175; Peony - $250. Please note your name and level of attendance. Thank you for supporting our scholarships, grants and other community projects. All but $40 is tax deductible. Reservation deadline is June 18, 2022. The fund supports the Hudson Garden Club that is dedicated to spreading the knowledge and love of gardening, the beautification of public property and the support of education in horticultural and related fields.
Scholarship
Donate Anne E. Boswell Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Anne E. Boswell Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established in memory of Anne, a long-time Hudson Resident and educator. Anne had a generous spirit and always looked to help anyone when she could. Teaching and coaching volleyball were among some of her main passions in life. The scholarship assists a Hudson High School volleyball player where Anne coached for 10 seasons, as well as a Cuyahoga Heights senior where Anne concluded her educational career.
Donate David F. Farrell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
Reflecting David Farrell’s interest and love of horticulture, The David F. Farrell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund of The Hudson Garden Club will support students who plan to study horticulture, forestry, botany, landscape design, environmental sciences or related subjects at a recognized school or college for such study. The scholarship is open to any Hudson resident attending an accredited high school or college. Scholarships are awarded annually in the spring.
  Donate Jennifer Combs Batton Scholarship Fund
Jennifer Combs Batton Scholarship Fund.
Donate Kathy Miceli Memorial Scholarship Fund
In memory of Kathryn (Manos) Miceli, “Kathy". The Kathryn Miceli Memorial Scholarship has been established which encourages Hudson youth to pursue Kathy’s love of education and mathematics. Kathy will forever be missed by many family members, friends, colleagues and former students.
Donate Scott Lee Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Scott Lee Memorial Scholarship has been established by his family in memory of Scott, a longtime Hudson resident. The scholarship assists Hudson High School seniors pursuing a college major in the area of law enforcement, forensics or criminal justice.
Donate Steve Sogan Memorial Scholarship Fund
In memory of Steve, the Steve Sogan Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established by his family and friends to assist Hudson High School seniors pursuing a college degree. Steve attended Hudson High School from 1989-1993. A three sport athlete, he was inducted into the Hudson High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2016. Athletically, he always gave 100% and was named Male Athlete of the Year in 1993. Many of his teammates have remained close friends throughout his life.
Other Funds