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Ohio Philanthropy News - January 26, 2024

Following a 10-year tenure, Dean L. Jacob announced his retirement from Marion Community Foundation effective June 30.

Ohio Philanthropy News

Following a 10-year tenure, Dean L. Jacob announced his retirement from Marion Community Foundation effective June 30.

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley commits $50K to help 10 local nonprofits with fundraising through a new partnership.

Bellevue Schools received $32K in grant funding to improve its K-12 literacy instruction from The Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, The Erie County Community Foundation and The Huron County Community Foundation.

The Bryan Youth Activities Fund, held at the Bryan Area Foundation, awarded $6K in grants to youth sports groups.

More than 400 scholarships are available for area students during the 2024-25 academic year through the Licking County Foundation.

Local nonprofit leader wins Marion Women's Club 2023 Ida Barlow Brilliance Award; the endowed fund is housed and managed at Marion Community Foundation.

Residents committed to improving their community will receive financial assistance with their student loans through the Make Muskingum Home program, a joint adventure of the Straker Foundation and the Muskingum County Community Foundation.

Shelby Kaemmerer departs United Way for Mt. Sinai Health Foundation.

A joint project of The McGregor Foundation and CHN Housing Partners will serve and house seniors.

University Hospitals Connor Whole Health offers integrative treatment to fertility patients thanks to a grant from the Vitamix Foundation.

The Pallottine Foundation of Huntington will begin accepting applications on January 23 for its next Healthy Communities Initiative.

Ashland County Wildlife Conservation League works to preserve a 200-year-old log cabin, funded partly by a matching grant from Ashland County Community Foundation.

The Scioto Foundation awarded $90K in grant funding for the fourth quarter of 2023 to support eight community projects.

For many Central Ohio companies, corporate giving is becoming more strategic.

Cleveland Public Theatre landed a prestigious $500K Mellon Foundation grant.

A free forum on teen resilience is coming to Lorain, funded by an Ohio Department of Education and Workforce grant, the Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation of Lorain County and a city of Lorain Community Development Block Grant.

The Medina County Community Foundation has formed and hired Jennifer Anzalone as its executive director.

Bowling Green Community Foundation gives out $56K in grants to 16 organizations.

Old Fort Banking Company and the Gillmor Charitable Foundation announced that they have surpassed $2.4M in charitable donations since 2007. 

Mercy Health Foundation gives Mobile Market a lift.

GIVE 365 Wayne County, the dollar-a-day philanthropy initiative of the Wayne County Community Foundation, is accepting grant applications from area nonprofits.

Other Member News

bi3 awards more than $350K to support early childhood development and youth mental health.

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation awards $5M to support Case Western Reserve University scholarships.

Ohio Wesleyan expands summer OWjL programming to serve youth statewide, with support from several donor advised funds administered by the Delaware County Foundation.

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