Ohio Philanthropy News - December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

Sales of brewery’s Lakota-themed ale help schools foundation in partnership with Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty.
 
Richland Gives nets $309,000 for the community, hosted by the Richland County Foundation.
 
PCCF hands out surprise grants on Giving Tuesday.
 
Chamber adds leader for its transportation coalition, funded by the Greater Cincinnati Foundation.
 
Youngstown Rotary celebrates Wick Pavilion renovation funded in part by Youngstown Foundation.
 
Fifth Third Foundation announces 2018 Strengthening Our Communities Fund awards.
 
Diocese of Cleveland raises nearly $1.3 million in fundraiser run by the Catholic Community Foundation.
 
Vintage furniture showroom opening in downtown Akron with the Burton D. Morgan Foundation helping to pay the rent for six months.
 
More Than $1 Million raised on Giving Tuesday through The Columbus Foundation’s “Give Two on #GivingTuesday” promotion.
 
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture names 29 new grant recipients in its 2019 lineup.

Troy private school continues effort toward a performing arts center with support from The Troy Foundation and The Robinson Foundation.
 
KeyBank provides kickoff funding for new job training program.
 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County secures local funding for purchase of Chromebooks from The Community Foundation of Shelby County.
 
Dementia caregiver support group offered with funding from the Yellow Springs Community Foundation and The Dayton Foundation.
 
People’s Liberty announces final Project Grant winners.
 
Miami County artists awarded grants by The Troy Foundation and The Duke Foundation.
 
Ashland County Community Foundation gift raises total for playground to $40,000.
 
Women's Fund hires new CEO from Columbus Foundation.

Dayton Foundation assists charitable givers and offers challenge to recognize local volunteers.

University of Akron students, local artist to create mobile splash pad for Akron neighborhoods with materials paid for with a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
 
Encore Fellows spark collaboration with funds that Nolan and Dick Miller bequeathed to the Yellow Springs Community Foundation.
 
Pennant Molding helps foster children by donating to the Clinton County Foundation.
 
Black Swamp Bird Observatory gets $35,000 grant for education from the Stranahan Supporting Organization of the Toledo Community Foundation.
 
Timken Foundation finds what community wants.
 
Cancer-zapping proton center lands big grant from TQL Foundation.
 
Prescription opioid abuse and deaths down in Summit County, statewide with help from a grant with the United Way of Summit County that runs a pilot program in the hospital.

Big Brothers Big Sisters announces mentoring program with Huntington Bank, The Cleveland Clinic – Avon Hospital, The Nord Center and the United Way of Lorain County.
 
Four Cleveland bands receive 2019 grants from Panza Foundation.
 
United Way of Marion County goes beyond fundraising.
 
Sisters of Charity awards grants.


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Recapping a great Philanthropy Forward conference
The feeling of excitement permeated the air – an energy that Philanthropy Forward generated among attendees, presenters and staff during three days in October when the state’s philanthropy practitioners – from private foundations to corporate funders to United Way and community foundation staff – convened in Columbus to network, learn and exchange ideas. 
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