Ohio Philanthropy News - February 14, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

The Foodbank unveils new truck to aid with fresh food distribution thanks to funding from The Dayton Foundation and UnitedHealthcare.
Nord Family Foundation seeks to update giving strategy.
Community Foundation for Crawford County announces scholarship recipients.
Ashtabula library boasts new high-tech scanner thanks to donations from the Ashtabula Foundation, the Ashtabula County Genealogical Society and Alex Harper of San Diego, California.
One year in, president of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Erika B. Rudin-Luria looks at accomplishments and the future.
New roof coming for theater through a matching grant of $15K from the Marietta Community Foundation and $5K from the Colonial Dames.
Summit youths provide helping hand to kids in Central America thanks to a program supported by a $20K grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.
Troy Foundation’s Karen Ingle Memorial Art Scholarship Fund to benefit local students.
Richland County Foundation approves over $2.3M in grants to nonprofits.
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland has chosen its fifth cohort of Young Leadership Division Microgrant Program recipients.

Burton D. Morgan Foundation awards nearly $1.5M in entrepreneurship grants, including several in Akron.
Multiple counties and organizations benefit from the Gulfport Energy Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
Ohio first lady announces free book program for Franklin County kids in partnership with Nationwide Children’s and American Electric Power.
Eight non-profits create endowments through Ashland County Community Foundation challenge.
MetroHealth and ESOP create medical-financial partnership; the effort is funded by the Cleveland Foundation and the Nord Family Foundation.
Interim leader Jill Paulsen becomes executive director of Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.
Columbus Marathon and Nationwide make new deal with other sponsors including the L Brands Foundation and The Dispatch Media Group.
Mercy Health Foundation unveils new mobile dental clinic.
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation offers over $70K in scholarships.
United Way of Ashland County's Rockstars and Legends campaign meets $850K goal.
Middletown Schools land $25,000 grant from the Middletown Community Foundation for digital learning.

Calling all kids for free books thanks to the Imagination Library, a United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley initiative, in partnership with the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County.
Ben Roethlisberger Foundation to help Martins Ferry PD with K-9 officer grant.
Kent State announces free tuition for LeBron James Family Foundation’s first I Promise Network class.

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