Ohio Philanthropy News - July 16, 2021

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Stuart’s Opera House received a grant from the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
The Local Initiatives Support Corp. is setting up a local office with $3M in funding from The Cleveland Foundation.
Portage Foundation is searching for a new executive director to replace Lindsey Loftus who will be leaving in August.
Mike Parks, president of The Dayton Foundation, said the nonprofit world was able to keep afloat because of federal, county and city funding and most importantly the support from Dayton residents.
Ohio State’s Office of Student Life, through a grant from the Center for HumanKindness at the Columbus Foundation, partnered with the College of Social Work and University District Organization to engage with people who are homeless or housing challenged in the North High Street area.
The Cleveland Foundation's Black Futures Fund seeks to make a lasting impact.
Unioto educator honored by Chillicothe-Ross Community Foundation.
St. Luke’s Foundation launched a platform to measure impact and give residents power.

The Muskingum County Community Foundation and Scholarship Central are offering a new scholarship fund starting in 2022. 

Akron Public Schools accepted grants from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation and the GAR Foundation

The Community Foundation for Crawford County announced Katlyn Stull as the 2021 recipient of the Stan and Carolyn DeGreve Scholarship.

Meghan Cummings from the Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation said the child tax credits are predicted to cut poverty in half in our region.
The Jewish Family Service Association worked with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, Serve the Moment, Cleveland Vaccine Volunteer Network and synagogues to organize the vaccination clinics in the synagogues.
The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation established the Matiss Kivlenieks Memorial Fund to support youth hockey initiatives in Columbus and his home country of Latvia.

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