Ohio Philanthropy News - August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Waste less, want more: Epicure Cincinnati aims to reduce unused food, made possible through a grant from People’s Liberty.
 
Opinion Article from Thomas B. Fordham Institute: It's time to irrigate charter school deserts.
 
54 Richland County teachers awarded educational program grants from the Richland County Foundation.
 
New KeyBank Foundation endowment fund will support annual Foundation for Appalachian Ohio scholarship program.
 
United Way of Greater Cincinnati launches newest leadership class.
 
Herbert W. Hoover Foundation stays true to mission to reduce water pollution.
 
New Albany Community Foundation in Focus: Culture of giving continues to define New Albany.
 
Cleveland Public Theatre announces 2018-19 fellowships. The fellowships include the National New Play Producer in Residence grant, the Joan Yellen Horvitz Director Fellowship, the Kulas Foundation Theatre Composer Initiative, and the Nord Family Foundation Catapult Fellowship.
 
Erie Community Foundation hands out $4.6 million in grants to local non-profits.

Inspiring Minds counters ‘brain drain’ with summer program thanks to the Fund for Warren’s Future, The Raymond John Wean Foundation, and Chick-fil-A Howland Commons.
 
Ohio Arts Council Board approves more than $12.6M in arts grants.
 
PNC named as lead sponsor for Arts Annex in downtown Dayton.
 
LeBron James Family Foundation's I Promise School opens in Akron.
 
Lorain County school supply drive aims to help 5,000 students through partnership with United Way of Greater Lorain County, the Lorain County Educational Service Center, and H&R Block.
 
Akron's Kenmore Boulevard revitalization plans, funded by the Huntington Akron Foundation, unveiled this week.
 
Deaf families get life-saving equipment thanks to Stark Community Foundation.
 
Community-wide effort brings new playground to Akron thanks to Wal-Mart, Akron Lions Club, Security National Bank in Akron, Junior League of Sioux City, and the Akron Community Foundation.

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