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Marietta Community Foundation

Marietta Community Foundation

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About Us

Marietta Community Foundation brings together passionate donors and causes to improve Washington County, Ohio for generations to come.

Founded in 1974, the Foundation manages more than 350 funds and has distributed more than $24.5 million to charities while meeting rigorous national standards in the community foundation sector.

A community inspired through philanthropy.

To improve the quality of life in Washington County by investing in the community's well-being and making decisions that positively impact future generations.

To utilize reasonable judgment, creative partnerships, diligent financial management, and strategic grantmaking to strengthen our community and connect people that care with causes that matter.

Power of Philanthropy
- Transforming lives and strengthening Washington County now and in the future.
- Remaining steadfast in our mission and our vision.
Service and Stewardship
- Maintaining the highest standards of integrity in donor relations, institutional governance, and fiscal management.
- Engaging in action that promotes the common good for as long as the need exists.
- Honoring those who contributed to our area’s prosperity and pledging to support those who will carry on that legacy.
- Valuing the intentions of donors and respecting their vision.


Britani Merritt at MACC's 108th Annual Dinner
Office Building - 100 Putnam Street
Heather Allender presenting check to Marietta Police Department K-9 Unit
MCF Staff with Senator Sherrod Brown, Congressman Bill Johnson, Jack Haessley, Wash. Co Commissioners at Friends of the Joseph Barker Jr. House in Newport, OH
MCF staff with Wendy Shriver, Director of Discovery World on Market
Washington County Career Center demonstrating the Anatomage table partially funded by MCF
Geoff Schenkel teaching children at Ely Chapman Education Foundation using the Living Rivers Water Display and Mural. Restoration was partially funded by MCF.
Humane Society of the Ohio Valley volunteers hold an acoustic panel soon to be installed thanks to MCF funding

Rep/Contact Info

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Mrs. Heather Allender
President & CEO
Laney Hitchens
Communications & Marketing Associate
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Mrs. Britani Merritt
Donor and Program Services Director
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Ms. Meredith Saboley
Operations Assistant
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Miss Courtney Wentz
Communications & Marketing Director

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