Suzanne T. Allen, Ph.D., has announced that she will leave her position as president and CEO of Philanthropy Ohio to become the executive director of the Barberton Community Foundation in early 2019.
The Philanthropy Review Winter 2018 edition is available now online to download and read. This edition featured the 2018 Philanthropy Award winners, our new strategic direction, a 2019 market outlook and much more.
As a result of our year-long strategic planning process, Philanthropy Ohio’s Board of Trustees has adopted new vision and mission statements and renewed its commitment to increase diversity, equity and inclusion both in our organization and Ohio’s philanthropic sector.
We just launched a new online portal to assist in the Philanthropy Ohio membership renewal process for 2019. New this year, you may update your organization’s contacts, generate an invoice and pay online. Visit the Membership Renewal dropdown item on the Members tab to log in to get started.
At Philanthropy Forward ’18, the four Philanthropy Award Winners were announced and recognized for their contributions to the community and the sector.
Philanthropy Ohio’s Education Initiative coalition has developed a series of targeted briefing papers aimed at helping Ohio’s key stakeholders plot a clear direction for the future of education and improved student success. It is our hope that these briefing papers will help guide Ohio leaders during upcoming policy discussions, including Ohio’s next budget. The briefs focus on: Early Childhood Education; Standards and Assessments; Measures and Accountability; Teacher/Leader Effectiveness; School Improvement and Turnaround; Graduation Requirements; and Post-Secondary Education.
The 2018 Foundation Salary and Benefits Report is now out and available for members to download. New this year are key findings from the national salary and benefits survey, including statistics on paid leave, health insurance, retirement benefits and more.
Philanthropy Ohio is a statewide association that provides the network, tools and knowledge to help people engaged in philanthropy become more effective, powerful change agents in their communities.
Philanthropy Ohio is the recognized advocate and convener trusted to represent Ohio philanthropy in the state and the nation. We bring members together with key policymakers, whether we’re meeting in Washington about federal tax policy or working with members on state education and health reform.
Welcome new member The Andrews Foundation
Special welcome our newest member, The Andrews Foundation. Created by Mabel Shields Andrews in 1951, The Andrews Foundation is a private family foundation based in Northeast Ohio. Its mission is to support the community through grantmaking to advance and enrich the quality of life of those living in Northeast Ohio.
The foundation is guided by the ever-changing needs of the community, allowing grant investments to have maximum impact. In 2017, The Andrews Foundation focused on education, the environment, health and social services, with a particular emphasis on health care.
To learn more, visit theandrewsfoundation.org.
The Ohio General Assembly passed H.B.491, creating alternative graduation requirements for the classes of 2019 and 2020. The bill has now moved to Gov. Kasich for signature.
Strategic plans often tell organizations what to do, how to do it and how to measure the work. Our strategic planning process led us in a different direction. Instead of describing the work, this process showed us who we want to be.