Ohio Philanthropy News - July 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

The Ottawa County Community Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary by giving 29 local non-profit organizations grants.

Donor-advised funds allow flexible giving, according to the Cleveland Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. 

Muskingum County Community Foundation distributes annual grants. 

The AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is now accepting applications for utility assistance grants for the 2019 summer cooling season.

Community Foundation for Crawford County receives national recognition.

The Youngstown Foundation awards more than $2M in Q2. 

The Erie County Community Foundation announces grant winners. 

Gulfport Energy Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio hands out more than $40k in grant money. 

Final design recommendations for revamping Shaker Square earn mixed reviews at unveiling led by LAND Studio and Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, with funding from the St. Luke’s Foundation, the Cleveland Foundation and other supporters.

Retiring KeyBank Foundation CEO Margot Copeland leaves legacy of transformed lives in Cleveland, nationwide

Keeping summer camps up and running for kids thanks to the Theodore R. Magnuson Field of Interest Fund of The Columbus Foundation.

Cleveland's lead-safe coalition includes hospitals, foundations and other civic groups, including United Way of Greater Cleveland. It put together a package of 33 recommendation to City Council, many of which went into legislation.

Project Hope for the Homeless announced it has received a $5,000 grant from the CareSource Foundation. 

Off-leash dog park may formally open mid-July, funded by Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Scioto Foundation. 

United Way of Greater Cincinnati is focused on results and raising every dollar possible.

Other summer concerts in store for Miami County, funded by Piqua Community Foundation, the Vectren Foundation and Troy Foundation in addition to other sponsors.

Marion Community Foundation awards scholarships to 189 local students.

Portage Foundation gives $20,292 in grants.

University of Dayton announced the appointment of a new board chair as well as six new board members, including Michelle Mathile, trustee and secretary of the Mathile Family Foundation.

The Ohio State Bar Foundation inducted 30 attorneys into its honorary Fellows Program. 

The Troy Foundation award grants.

Greater Cincinnati Foundation issues RFP for organizing and advocacy.

Lorain students interning at library through a block grant from the Community Foundation of Lorain County Youth Fund.

New Newark mural depicts Hopewell people, Earthworks supported by Licking County Foundation, Campus Compact and Explore Licking County.

Holmes County Education Foundation awards nearly $170,000 in scholarships this year.

The Dayton Foundation’s Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund raises nearly $1 million after tornadoes.

Max’s mission accomplished thanks to the Delaware County Foundation.

Camp Washington's The Welcome Project hosts a Rüya Turkish coffee pop-up with the support of a $15,000 People’s Liberty Globe Grant.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $1.2 million in grants in first half of 2019.

Nord Family Foundation announces grant recipients.

Deaconess Foundation launches new mobile health check unit.

Erie Community Foundation establishes funds benefiting local organizations.

Cleveland Foundation awards $24 million in second quarter.

Ohio has one of highest opioid overdose death rates in the US. Now it’s rushing to stop the death blow to its economy, including efforts from the Nationwide Foundation, Ingram-White Castle Foundation, and American Electric Power.

Shelby CIC introduces downtown revitalization plan with a $250,000 grant from The Shelby Foundation.

Westlake Schools awarded $17,000 STEMM grant by the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.

HealthSource of Ohio Foundation in Wilmington starts a ‘Reading Nook.’

WKYC, TEGNA Foundation present community grants to local nonprofits, including a surprise for College Now.

As part of Stark Community Foundation’s SummerTime Kids initiative, over $60,000 in grants were recently awarded to 32 local organizations.

ArtsWave, the engine behind Greater Cincinnati arts, funded through tens and thousands of individuals and companies across the region, is leading the arts sector in a new project over the next 18 months. 

New Blog Post

Who will you nominate?

We’ve just opened nominations for our annual philanthropy awards, celebrating a handful of organizations and individuals who exemplify the best of Ohio philanthropy. 

Read more. 


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