Ohio Philanthropy News - April 16, 2021

Friday, April 16, 2021


NeighborRelief received funding from The Wells Foundation, United Way and the Columbus Foundation.

The George Gund Foundation, Ohio State Bar Foundation, Ohio Access to Justice Foundation, Dayton Legal Heritage and the Ohio Supreme Court provided funding for Ohio Legal Help.

The information and study for the City of Cleveland’s Climate Action Plan was assembled by the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, Cray Consulting Group, The Cleveland Foundation, The George Gund Foundation, the United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland and Greenlink Analytics.

West End rowhouse development funding partners include Habitat for Humanity, Procter & Gamble, Greater Cincinnati Foundation and Episcopal Build.

The Burton D. Morgan Foundation announced an award of up to $350K to support the LaunchNET initiative at Kent State through June 2023.

The Dayton Foundation celebrated their centennial with 100 gifts.

Deersville theater group met their fundraising goal thanks to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio's new Cause Connector giving site.

The Richland County Foundation will fund Community Opportunity internships this summer.

Ohio Association of Foodbanks Executive Director Lisa Hamler Fugitt said many foodbanks, libraries and other nonprofits will be offering prepared meals for kids.

The Knox County Foundation awarded the city a $100K grant over two years to fund a community advocate position for the Mount Vernon Police Department.

Legal Aid offices across the state are busy with pandemic-driven unemployment cases, said Angie Lloyd, executive director of the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation.

Cincinnati Public Radio received a grant from the Murray and Agnes Seasongood Good Government Foundation to fund the "Trust In Local Government Series."

United Way of Union County gave out workplace awards.

United Way of Greater Cleveland’s 2-1-1 has helped thousands get appointments.

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New Racial Equity Capacity Assessment helps Ohio funders lead with equity
Philanthropy Ohio has launched a Racial Equity Capacity Assessment for our members and Ohio foundations. 

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