Ohio Philanthropy News - April 19, 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019

The Youngstown Foundation awards grant to Meridian Healthcare for renovation.
4-H breaks ground on new activity center with support from the Ariel Foundation, Knox County Foundation, First-Knox National Bank and a bevy of community members.
Erika B. Rudin-Luria takes ‘listening tour’ as Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s new president.
Donors, philanthropists recognized, including The Knox County Foundation.
How to connect people in recovery to addiction services? There's an app for that; partners include Interact for Health, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, the platform InquisitHealth.
Burton D. Morgan Foundation concentrates its entrepreneurship efforts on Akron.
At-risk Geauga County students elevated to Rising Scholars; supported by the Lake-Geauga Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation selects headquarters.
The Community Foundation of Lorain County awards Youth Fund grants.
YNDC installing residential lights in Youngstown south side supported by The Raymond John Wean Foundation.
Marion nonprofits keeping wary eye on new tax law; but Marion Community Foundation didn't see the drop in individual donations last year it had been expecting, said President and CEO Dean Jacob.
Nearly 9,000 Ohio children to receive bicycle helmets through collaborative and thanks to a grant from Honda of America Marysville.

Providence House to open second campus on East Side thanks to leadership gifts from Saint Luke's Foundation and campaign chairs Karen Dolan, a trustee of the Providence House board, and her husband, Paul Dolan, chairman and CEO of the Cleveland Indians.

Small wins bring big change to Akron according to the Knight Foundation.
Local value makes good gifts with the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
Moms2B fights infant mortality in Columbus with the help of Columbus Public Health, The Columbus Foundation, churches and others.
Akron BOE accepts grant for middle school initiatives from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.

Akron's Bounce Innovation Hub to unveil new space at open house; the Generator project is backed by funding from the state, the city of Akron through a Community Block Development grant, Summit County, the Akron Community Foundation and the Burton D. Morgan Foundation

Stemen named new president & CEO of United Way of Greater Lima.
LeBron James opened a school that was considered an experiment; it’s showing promise.
ArtsWave awards greater Cincinnati grants. 

New Blog Post

Ohio Gives – and generously
With tax filing day here – for both individuals today and then in May for many foundations – my thoughts are turning to discerning the latest charitable giving trends here in Ohio. 

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