Ohio Philanthropy News - December 6, 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019

United Way of Greater Cincinnati announces strong progress in 2019 fundraising campaign.
OSU ready to build $35M high-tech greenhouse; its funding includes a $7 million grant from Nationwide Foundation.
Erie County Community Foundation recently awarded more than $120,000 in grants to 27 nonprofit organizations.
Renowned Philanthropist Barbara Mandel of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, dies at 93.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation takes reins on racial equity.
FRONT Triennial announces a two-year, $150,000 grant from The George Gund Foundation and three new staff appointments.
New cooks graduate from The Opportunity Kitchen, funded by the Greater Toledo Community Foundation, at Catholic Diocese of Toledo.
The YMCA received a $25,000 grant from the Defiance Area Foundation.
Lisa Workman, president of The Community Foundation for Crawford County, encourages community investment.
Cleveland, The George Gund Foundation, Mt. Sinai Healthcare Foundation and Saint Luke’s Foundation commit $8.1 million to Lead Safe Home Fund and Resource Center.
The Dayton Foundation’s Oregon District Tragedy Fund distributes $3.8 million to mass shooting victims, families.

Loudonville High School class of 1984 donates to Loudonville-Perrysville School Foundation’s Operations Endowment Fund, which is held at the Ashland County Community Foundation.
Marietta Community Foundation is hoping to expand the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program.
Troy students participate in ‘real world’ scenario coordinated through Van Cleve’s partnerships with Edison State Community College, The Troy Foundation and fellow business partners.
Parkvue Community to receive grant for interactive learning program from the Michelle Wightman-Karrie Wieber Charitable Foundation of the Erie County Community Foundation.
Oxford Community Foundation approves grant request for fall.
The Defiance Area Youth for Christ recently received a grant of $5,454 from the Defiance Area Foundation.
Columbus Foundation’s Gifts of Kindness Fund helps people facing crisis.
Oral history project kicks off in December with funding from The Ohio Arts Council, Ohio Humanities and Marion Community Foundation.
That’s a wrap: How People’s Liberty impacted the next generation of leadership in Cincinnati.

New blood transportation vehicle dedicated; Erie County Community Foundation, Sidney Frohman Foundation, Randolph J. Estelle M. Dorn Foundation and Wightman-Wieber Charitable Foundation partnered together to cover all expenses.

Living in Denial: A conversation with Chad Jester of the Nationwide Foundation.
Troy Foundation has record-breaking year this Giving Tuesday.
Kent State's College of Nursing receives grant from Hudson-based Peg's Foundation.
Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and First Book connect relocated Zahn's Corner teachers with free books.
Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center earns grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.
Richland County Foundation’s Richland Gives raises $316K for 92 local non-profit agencies.
South Main Plaza opens in time for Christmas Festival; the project was fully funded through a grant from The Ariel Foundation.
The Commons Akron teams up companies and college students together to foster innovation; the program is sponsored by the Richard J. Fasenmyer Foundation.
Ohio’s civil legal aid system offers hope to low-income Ohioans, supported by The Ohio Access to Justice Foundation.
Through a partnership with the United Way of Central Ohio, Cbus Libraries has brought library kiosks to Milo-Grogan, Whitehall and the King-Lincoln District.
The NiSource Charitable Foundation, from parent company of Columbia Gas of Ohio, awards $50,000 grant to ProMedica Foundation for UpTown restoration.
Cheryl Hoffman named Dearborn Steel Magnolia honoree; the award is administered by the Middletown Community Foundation and funded by the AK Steel Foundation.
Stark Community Foundation evolves into leadership role. 

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Ohio celebrates National Philanthropy Day
President Reagan declared November 15 National Philanthropy Day back in 1986 and the tradition of celebrating philanthropy has grown worldwide and here in Ohio.
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