Our weekly enewsletter updates members about Ohio and U.S. health policy news.
Join women leaders to learn more about the vital role women play in philanthropy and how they will invest their time, talent and treasure.
Philanthropy Forward ’15 – this year’s annual, state-wide professional gathering of philanthropy – is September 16-18 at the Westin Cincinnati Hotel. The member early bird rate is $520 before July 15. (non-members: $725) Hotel room rates are $179.
Philanthropy Ohio members convened, networked and learned at our October Fall Forum.
Get on the Map is a campaign to improve the quality, timeliness and availability of rich information – for and about funders in our region. The highly interactive, searchable mapping platform from Foundation Center will be accessible to all members who participate. It all starts with you.
Ohio Gives, Philanthropy Ohio’s annual giving report, details how Ohioans, foundations and more give and what causes they support. The latest data indicates that overall giving is up 18 percent over the previous year, reaching $7.8 billion.
In The Spotlight
New on the job: Carol Hone
Carol Hone is leading the Mercer County Civic Foundation as its new executive director, following Glen Hux’s retirement last month. Carol previously served as a teacher and school administrator for over 35 years. Philanthropy Ohio recently interviewed Carol about her new position.
Why did you make the move? “I recently retired from education, but I needed to do something else to make a difference. I feel that I still have something to give back to a community that has been so good to me.”
What do you hope to accomplish? “I want to continue the work and legacy of the foundation from the groundwork that has been laid by others.”
What’s surprised you so far? “The volume of giving in this community is beyond commendable. I have learned so much about the whole area of philanthropy and the caring people we serve.”
Our weekly news digest compiles philanthropy news from across the state.
"In mid-February the U.S. House passed the America Gives More Act of 2015, just as it did back in July of last year. As passed the bill would: Restore and make permanent the IRA Charitable Rollover provision, allowing individuals aged 70 ½ and older"