Ohio Philanthropy News - April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Lorain summit aims to help former inmates, recovering addicts find work; the core planning team includes the Nord Family Foundation, Lorain County Common Pleas Court, the Philanthropic and Community Coalition to End the Opioid Epidemic and Lorain County commissioners.
Save the Crew announced as The Columbus Foundation’s 2019 Spirit of Columbus award winner.
Indoor gardens teaching Massillon students new lessons thanks to a grant from the Herbert W. Hoover Foundation.
Mark Grassman Memorial Fund established at Ashland County Community Foundation.
Cleveland Foundation projects celebrate the art of rebirth.
'Dazzle with Daffodils' brightens Mansfield with explosion of flowers, artwork made possible through donations and sponsorships from the John P. Gross Family Fund and Carl and Annamarie Fernyak Fund of the Richland County Foundation; Mechanics Bank; NECIC; Sue Gentelle; Tara's Floral Expressions, Dave and Leslie Eichinger; and many dedicated community volunteers.
Businesses, foundations and Lisa Lloyd from the Knox County Foundation were feted for Main Street impact.
Help Network of Northeast Ohio recently received grants from Dearing Compressor, The Ross Griffin Memorial Foundation and The Raymond John Wean Foundation.
ResultsOHIO initiative would reinforce public policy successes; Philanthropy Ohio, the George Gund Foundation and Candid weigh in on the pay-for-success model.
“JereMiah’s Lunch $” through the Scioto Foundation to help feed Valley kids.
Park district purchases holiday light display with the help from a $75,000 grant from the Troy Foundation.
Black Swamp Conservancy introduces Ohio Wildlife Guide thanks to funding from the Reed Fund and the Seed-to-the-Sower Fund of the Toledo Community Foundation.

Cleveland Jewish Federation names Youth Leadership Award winner.
Akron announces Great Streets initiatives for 2019 including a project funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Akron Middle School students to benefit from $500,000 grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.
Central Ohio’s wealth gap is wide and female according to a report released by The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio.

North Canton Playhouse set to expand, remodel thanks to funds from individual donors, Stark Community Foundation, the Hoover Foundation and the Timken Foundation.
Janey Saving set to retire from United Way of Hocking County

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