Ohio Philanthropy News - April 10, 2020

Friday, April 10, 2020

Ohio non-profits: How Richland County Foundation and Ashland County Community Foundation are mobilizing during coronavirus.
Cleveland’s COVID-19 rapid-response fund releases $1.2M more in aid.
United Way of Coshocton County announces emergency fund awards; contributions received thus far include Coshocton Foundation Johnston Fund, the Simpson Family Foundation, Schooler Foundation, Buckeye Brine, Century National Bank and about a dozen individuals.
Ronald Wolfe’s passion lives on through an Ashland County Community Foundation grant to a dog shelter.
Jarvis Landry donates $15K in supplies for East Cleveland kids and families through the Cleveland Browns Foundation’s Get 2 School, Stay in the Game! Network.
$250K emergency loan fund created for artists and musicians by Arts Cleveland, the Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation and Noteworthy Federal.
Lubrizol pledging $2M to help fight coronavirus.

The county will use federal money to pay the hotel bill for the homeless and prevent COVID-19 spread; the United Way of Greater Cincinnati helped pay a large portion of the costs the first two weeks.
SICSA Pet Adoption and Wellness Center receives grant from the CareSource Foundation.
The Muskingum County Community Foundation steps up to feed their community during coronavirus pandemic with a check form the Community Cares Fund to the Hunger Network.
Elyria YWCA moves sheltered women to hotel rooms, funded by The Nord Family Foundation.
The Cleveland Cavaliers, WTAM 1100 and 100.7 WMMS hosted a live telethon and raised $156K for the United Way of Greater Cleveland, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and other entities that are providing crucial resources for those in need as a result of the extensive impact of COVID-19.

The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC Community Commitment Fund delivered four $5K checks to the Pike County Community Action, Scioto County Community Action, Jackson County Food Pantry and Clothesline and the Chillicothe-Ross Community Foundation.
Marietta Community Foundation awards $10K grant to Community Action.
United Way of Greater Cleveland commits $3M over three years to promote housing stability.
The Cleveland Foundation announced the 2020 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winners.
The African American Community Fund has been established at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio to serve African American communities throughout Appalachian Ohio’s 32 counties.
The Dayton Foundation’s COVID-19 fund passes $1M in donations.
Community Foundation for Crawford County redirects funding for COVID-19 relief.
Meigs County Community Fund awarding grants to provide relief during COVID-19 crisis.

Columbia Gas of Ohio supports COVID-19 relief through local contributions from the NiSource Charitable Foundation.
First Federal Bank and Home Savings Bank committed $100K from the Charitable Foundation to help local nonprofit partners in many areas of Ohio, Indiana and Michigan address the COVID-19 challenges.
Samuel Adams, in partnership with the Greg Hill Foundation, is giving one-time $1K grants to Ohio service industry workers impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
United Way of Marion County is working to build a better community.
Spanish-speakers gain access to DeWine coronavirus briefings thanks to the United Way of Central Ohio, WOSU Public Media and with US Together.

New Blog Post

A key time for Foundations on the Hill 2020
This year on March 9 – 11, eight foundation members from across the state shared their stories with elected officials and the value of philanthropy in their districts – which is now very significant as our communities are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

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