Ohio Philanthropy News - January 25, 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019

Clinton County Legacy Fund to get going with $10 million, to be stewarded by Clinton County Foundation.
 
Free college tuition starts now for Cleveland students as Say Yes to Education arrives with donors including the Cleveland Foundation, the George Gund Foundation, Key Bank Foundation, Haslam 3 Foundation, and PNC.
 
‘Look here,’ project lures visitors to view Warren' through the years with funding from the Raymond John Wean Foundation’s Neighborhood Success Program and the city.
 
Local groups, Marietta Community Foundation and People's Bank Foundation, partner to help food banks after SNAP benefits issued early amidst shutdown.
 
Third Federal Foundation supports wraparound services for Slavic Village families, schools.
 
Mansfield Art Center raises $2.8 million to reach capital campaign's goal with gifts of $600,000 from the Taylor family through the Richard and Helen Taylor Fund of the Richland County Foundation and from the Taylor Family Foundation Fund of the Ashland County Community Foundation.
 
Licking County Foundation donor profile: Letha P. Headlee.
 
Cleveland officials say city will be ‘lead safe’ over the next decade with the help of “Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition," Mt. Sinai Healthcare Foundation President Mitchell Balk, representing the seven philanthropic organizations.

Lakewood's Emerson Elementary promotes deep learning with 'Celebrating Imagination and Ingenuity' book study with a recently awarded $2,883 grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.
 
Cleveland Internet of Things partnership receives $2.2 million grant from the Cleveland Foundation, will expand in second year.
 
The results are in: Columbus Foundation’s ‘The Big Explore’ connected 55,000 people with cultural attractions.
 
STEAM project gets grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee.
 
Defiance Area Foundation celebrating 40th anniversary.

Akron City Councilman Russel Neal aims to promote policy on inclusion and equity citing findings in Elevate Akron, a plan developed by the Greater Akron Chamber, Akron and Summit County government and the GAR Foundation, to help jump start economic development. 


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