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.
In 2008, The Rusty Ball was established by The Rusty Griswolds, a popular 80’s cover band, as The Spirit of Cincinnatus’ signature event. Today, new plans are being mapped out to expand on the collaborative model by creating new partnerships with the for-profit and non-profit communities in search of maximized benefit from available and new resources.
(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.Read the Full Release