Ohio Philanthropy News - April 17, 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, United Way of Greater Cincinnati and other Tri-State funders’ COVID-19 Regional Response Fund donates $2.5M to area nonprofits in just three weeks.

Pickaway County Community Foundation and United Way of Pickaway County join forces with new food initiative.

Burton D. Morgan Foundation announces grants to address COVID-19 pandemic.

Ashland County Community Foundation and United Way of Ashland County team up to aid Ashland nonprofits.

Nonprofits to get help from groups like the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Raymond John Wean Foundation and the Youngstown Foundation.

Marietta Community Foundation announces grants to help children as third phase of the foundation's COVID-19 community plan.

The board of trustees of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation approved grants totaling $62K from the COVID-19 Response Fund to support Northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan nonprofit organizations, bringing the total distributed in three weeks to more than $200K.

How Columbus is handling the coronavirus crisis, including financial support to nonprofits serving those in need in the community through The Columbus Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund.

Ohio Association of Foodbanks will receive hand sanitizer made by distillers.

Richland County Foundation relaunches Richland Gives to help nonprofits raise operating revenue.

Scotts Miracle-Gro sends 9,000 face shields to areas of critical need.

New Cleveland company gets federal approval to produce ventilators during coronavirus pandemic and the product’s development was funded by a Cleveland Foundation grant.

Masking the village — Yellow Springs Community Foundation brings together people to make masks and to fight the virus.

University Hospitals receives $5M in donations to fight coronavirus; funders include the Cleveland Foundation, UH community hospital foundations, Elyria Medical Center Foundation, Parma Hospital Health Care Foundation, Portage Medical Center Foundation, Samaritan Hospital Foundation, Rainbow Babies, Children’s Hospital Foundation, Vinchel Family, Amy and Michael Southard, Bank of America and Hyundai Hope on Wheels.

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio awarded over $23K to four nonprofits working to make a difference across 11 counties in Appalachian Ohio.

Duke Energy is keeping the lights on in this time of crisis and donating $25K to the Greater Cincinnati Foundation.

Dayton-area shelters receive funding to limit spread of COVID-19; institutional support comes from Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing, The George Gund Foundation, The Sisters of Charity of Cleveland Foundation, National Low Income Housing CoalitionThe Columbus Foundation, The Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, UnitedHealthcare, CareSource, JPMorgan Chase and Co., Nationwide Children's Hospital, Buckeye Community Hope Foundation, Affordable Housing Trust, Wallick Communities, RiverHills Bank and the Tidwell Group.

United Way of Fulton County gets grant from the Greater Toledo Community Foundation to aid those impacted by COVID-19.

Coshocton EMS receives grant for chest compression device from the Coshocton Foundation.

The Pickaway County Community Foundation has donated $20K to aid in closing some food insecurity for Pickaway County residents.

Healthy Lakewood Foundation responds to COVID-19.

The Browns Foundation launched the "Hats Off to Our Heroes" Fund, which will focus on aiding health care professionals, first responders, educational professionals and other groups who are serving as community leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chamber of Commerce to offer emergency relief grants to small businesses thanks to funding from the Nord Family Foundation, KeyBank Business Boost and Build powered by JumpStart, Northwest Bank, Achieve Credit Union and the Lorain County Chamber.

Battelle donating $1M to support Central Ohio organizations during pandemic.

Trumbull County Community Foundation, Northern Trumbull County Community Foundation, Trumbull 100, Community Foundation of Western PA and Eastern OH and the United Way of Trumbull County launch COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund.

Sisters of Charity Foundation and the Stark Community Foundation collaborative announce second round of funding for COVID-19 provided by the Paul and Carol David Foundation, Deuble Foundation, Gessner Family Foundation, William and Minnette Goldsmith Foundation, Health Foundation of Greater Massillon, Hoover Foundation, Massillon Rotary Foundation, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Stark Community Foundation and Timken Foundation of Canton.

Middletown Community Foundation provided $20K stimulus grant to assist ‘vulnerable’ Middletown downtown businesses.

Community West Foundation awarded a $6K grant to Joseph's Home, a facility which cares for medically-vulnerable homeless men in Northeast Ohio.

United Way of Summit County’s Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund reaches $1.3M.

Columbus nonprofits report $8.3M in lost fundraising due to COVID-19, resulting in program cuts and layoffs, according to a survey conducted by the Human Service Chamber of Franklin County and the United Way of Central Ohio.

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