Ohio Philanthropy News - January 24, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020

Kyle Witucky receives Brian Wagner Muskingum County Community Foundation Leadership Award.
Ten high school teams competed in mock trial competition, funded in part by the Ohio State Bar Foundation.
Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s Angela D’Orazio discusses how they help youth in need.
Community Development Services received a $50K grant from the Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy and FirstEnergy for the Community Connections Program; CDS also has a revolving loan fund through the Barberton Community Foundation.
Ford Nature Center to get face-lift; donors include the Youngstown Foundation.
Cleveland Museum of Art honors Martin Luther King Jr. through music, dance and the spoken word; all the performers are part of the Cleveland Foundation’s Arts Mastery Initiative through Cuyahoga Community College.
The program that guarantees legal counsel in eviction cases for low-income tenants is set to begin July 1 with support services provided by United Way of Greater Cleveland.
Youth Philanthropy of Licking County, a committee of the Licking County Foundation, offers new opportunities in 2020.
Ottawa County Community Foundation grant provided funds for Joyful Connection's refrigerator, water cooler and some of the furniture.
Troy Foundation’s Robinson Fund plants ‘Trees for Troy’ grant.
CWRU names Michael Goldberg as the inaugural executive director of the Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship, launched with the support of the Veale Foundation.
Dominion Energy donates $1.6M to nonprofits meeting community needs.

Marietta Community Foundation has new hardship and disaster fund.
Lima Senior unveils ‘makerspace’ classroom thanks to a $16,000 grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.
Community West Foundation names Martin J. Uhle as president and chief executive officer.
Cavaliers Community Foundation donates $50K to Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio.
County plans to start the poverty innovation center; the center will initially fall under the scope of the United Way of Central Ohio, which will handle payroll, benefits and other back-office duties.
Urban Pastors honor Icon Award winners including Marilyn Thomas Jones, director of community engagement for Stark Community Foundation.
Bank makes $100K gift to Middletown Community Foundation

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