Warder Public Library Building
An Enduring Legacy

A gift to the City of Springfield from wealthy industrialist Benjamin H. Warder, the magnificent Richardsonian Romanesque-style Warder Public Library Building has served and beautified the community since 1890.

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A New Milestone in Education

The Sara T. Landess Technology & Learning Center at the Clark State Community College Leffel Lane Campus.The Center provides a state-of-the art learning environment and educational opportunities to meet the needs of the community.

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Emmanuel Christian Academy
A Commitment to Excellence

Emmanuel Christian Academy provides K-12 education that pursues academic excellence, balanced with opportunities for physical, spiritual and social growth.

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National Road Commons

The Madonna of the Trail statue pays tribute to the pioneer women who braved the westward journey. The statue now graces the new National Road Commons Park in downtown Springfield.

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Courtyard by Marriott
In the Heart of the City

The Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Springfield, Ohio is located at the epicenter of the community’s art, culture, history and culinary adventures.

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Holiday in the City
A Celebration in the Heart of the City

The annual Holiday in the City downtown event kicks off the holiday season each year with a parade, Santa Land, performances, carriage rides, food & crafts.

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Springfield Symphony Orchestra
Making Beautiful Music for 70 Years

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra and The Now Device present: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Westcott House – A Centennial Tribute, September 2008.

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Avetec
Helping America Keep Pace in the Global Technology Economy

Avetec is a non-profit public benefit research organization that is working to build a world-class modeling and simulation capability, as well as initiating educational partnerships to prepare a skilled workforce.

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Today 2015 Grant Applications are available.

News Extended 2015 Application Deadline 9/19/2014
 

 

As responsive community leaders, our priorities will change and evolve as we address public needs.

We believe it is important to continue to support those causes Harry Turner invested in throughout his lifetime, as well as to build new paths with wisdom and insight. We believe each of The Turner Foundation's investments will be fundamental pillars in the process of constructing a vital community that offers many unique opportunities and benefits to its citizens and the region.

Historic Preservation

Historic preservation provides economic and aesthetic benefits to our community. It stabilizes property values and fosters civic beauty and community pride, as well as an appreciation of local history.

Community Beautification

Beautification efforts, such as public art initiatives and community gardens, are a reflection of both our community’s pride and a commitment to its over-all well-being.

Revitalization Initiatives

Community revitalization initiatives include partnerships with local government, residents, and businesses to rebuild and redevelop the physical fabric of our community.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in the greater Springfield/Clark County community. The vision of The Turner Foundation is a community filled with a spirit of hope, creativity, excellence and pride.