Ohio Philanthropy News - April 30, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021

 

The Dayton Foundation embarks on a new era as it reaches 100 years.
 
Heritage Manor received a $2.5K grant for a telehealth program from The Youngstown Foundation.
 
The Springfield Foundation gave a grant to fund the installation of sidewalks that radiate from the pavilion to provide garden access to wheelchairs and other mobility devices for the Springfield Foundation Feature Garden.
 
The Ohio State Bar Foundation announced its 2021 Fellows Week of Service.
 
Licking County Foundation celebrated volunteers.
 
The Boardman Schools Fund for Educational Excellence, a component fund of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, received a $4.5K Seidel Trust grant award.
 
The Ashland County Community Foundation’s Women's Fund Steering Committee announced the launch of a two-year plan to increase access and affordability to local childcare.
 
Thanks to a partnership between the Pickaway County Community Foundation and the City of Circleville, the Playground at Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park will soon include a wheelchair-accessible swing.
 
The mobile clinic for Vision to Learn, a non-profit organization in conjunction with the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and the Ohio Optometric Association, visited the Cambridge Primary School.
 
The Wayne County Fair received a little more than $50K from the Wayne County Community Foundation to improve the event center.
 
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and ioby Cleveland are once again teaming up to make Cuyahoga County a more vibrant place for arts and culture.
 
Genesis HealthCare System of Zanesville received funding from the Coshocton Foundation, Montgomery Foundation and Genesis HealthCare Foundation.
 
Defiance County Furniture Bank received a grant from The Defiance Area Foundation for $1.5K to purchase bed frames, mattresses and box springs.
 
PNC unveiled their $88B Community Benefits Plan.
 
According to Kris Putnam-Walkerly, a year of crisis forced foundations to change bad practices and they should never revert to the old ways.
 
Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton announced grant recipients.
 
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland named the Eisenman Award recipients.

United Way of Central Ohio granted $7.6M to a more diverse group of organizations.
 
United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley raised over $3M during the pandemic.
 
Battelle gifted $250K to OhioHealth's newest Wellness on Wheels mobile unit to help provide healthcare services at the Linden Community Center five days starting in May.

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