The Spirit of Cincinnatus is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization, created to support and promote our non-profit community and the services and opportunities they provide. Our mission is to improve the overall quality of life by providing assistance for those faced with unexpected challenges and opportunities. The organization is made up of 100% volunteers who share a common belief that we can achieve uncommon results when we work together to make our community a better place.
Hosted by The Spirit of Cincinnatus and The Rusty Griswolds, The Rusty Ball is Cincinnati’s premier collaborative fundraiser. Begun in November 2008, the event has generated $1,915,286 in support of 333 charitable organizations throughout the region. Imagine 4,000+ attendees coming together, each supporting their charity of choice from among our beneficiaries, helping to raise dollars that stay in our community. It doesn't get much sweeter than that!
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(Arlington, VA) The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has bestowed its highest fundraising honor, the Award for Excellence in Fundraising, to The Spirit of Cincinnatus in
CINCINNATI (4/18/11) – The Rusty Griswolds, selected as the 2010 “Best Local Band” by Cincy Magazine and 2010 and 2011 “Best Local Band” by CityBeat, are happy to announce that The Spirit of Cincinnatus, the charitable arm of The Rusty Griswolds and The Rusty Ball, received the Cincinnati USA Innovation Award (Non-profit category) presented by The Business Courier, CincyTech, and the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.