Ohio Philanthropy News - April 5, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Cleveland Foundation to give out $17 million.
Zip line constructed at Defiance Elementary with the help of a $10,000 capstone grant from The Defiance Area Foundation.
New Garrett Houston Scholarship established at Scioto Foundation.
Latino Construction Program preps workers to meet demand with support from Turner Construction Co., the Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council, the KeyBank Foundation and the Higley Fund.
Canton Music Block gets $12,500 award from Dominion.
Online 2020 census raises fears about accurate count; United Way, Pathway, and Toledo Community Foundation agreed that they intend to leverage resources to make sure all residents are counted.
Not a blame game: women demand equal pay and equity; Kelley Griesmer, president and CEO of The Women's Fund of Central Ohio, argued it will take squashing decades of implicit bias in society to close the gap.
George Gund Foundation names 2019-2021 fellow.
Washington County Career Center outdoor tech facility becoming more realistic thanks to grants from the Ohio Department of Education, Marietta Community Foundation, Parkersburg Area Community Foundation, Ross Foundation and Bernard McDonough Foundation.
Homeport continues revival of Milo-Grogan with home repairs funded by Fifth Third Bank, the Columbus Foundation and NiSource.

Licking County Foundation donor profile - Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra.
Fifteen women nominated for 2019 Athena Award, including Jennifer Roller, president of the Raymond John Wean Foundation.
The Troy Foundation awards $318,000.
Community Foundation of Crawford County awards $299,000 in local grants.
Land Conservancy study finds Cleveland's east side neighborhoods rebounding from foreclosure crisis; the report was funded through a $100,000 grant from the Quicken Loans Community Fund.
United Way of Greater Stark County honors community, leaders at annual breakfast.
The Women's Fund of Stark Community Foundation’s grants to help assist underserved women, children.
Nearly $400,000 in grants to help workers get trained in needed jobs from The Local Initiatives Support Corporation and Citi Foundation.
United Way of Greater Lorain County notes community impact at LCCC event. 

New Blog Post

Ohio philanthropy takes messages to Capitol Hill
Last week, Philanthropy Ohio staff and foundation leaders joined over 220 others for the annual Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) event, coming together from across the country to educate policymakers about the important role philanthropy plays in communities and to advocate on a number of key issues. Read more. 



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