Learn how the region’s largest hunger-relief organization is addressing the disparities that lead to food insecurity.
Learn about key federal, state and local housing policies as well as philanthropy’s role in moving the needle and advancing housing policy
Learn about the state’s biennium budget, its impact on your work and how Philanthropy Ohio is engaging in the Ohio General Assembly’s deliberations
Learn how housing advocates have developed rental assistance programs in the midst of the pandemic, provided right-to- counsel work and handled the CDC eviction suspension orders.
Join your colleagues for up-to-the minute information on how the state and philanthropy are responding to the growing challenges related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Philanthropy ohio submitted comments to the state's conference committee, highlighting key provisions to be included or taken out of the state budget, which include reinstating the Step Up To Quality program; removing language requiring affordable housing projects be appraised for tax purposes at full market value; supporting the inclusion of a new funding formula for K-12 education; and maintaining the 12-month access for postpartum care under the Medicaid program.
The April homelessness and housing stability meeting provided updates about key federal, state and local housing policies in Ohio and philanthropy’s role in moving the needle. Participants heard lessons learned from local community partners, the Lorain County Urban League and the Cincinnati Community Action Agency of Hamilton County, and additionally learned how federal CARES Act funding has been used to provide families and communities with rental assistance, eviction prevention and access to safe, affordable housing.
Housing Affinity Group Meeting