Ohio Philanthropy News - July 17, 2020

Friday, July 17, 2020

Food For The Hungry summer and emergency grants are available thanks to funding from The United Way of Knox County and AEP.
 
Five Mahoning Valley graduates are the recipients of the Better Business Bureau’s Ethics & Integrity Scholarships, a component fund of The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley.
 
Heisman Trophy Winner and LSU alum Joe Burrow announced the creation of The Joe Burrow Hunger Relief Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
 
Ashland County Community Foundation and United Way of Ashland County are wrapping up their pandemic-related emergency assistance for nonprofit organizations after awarding 22 grants totaling nearly $174K.
 
The Defiance Area Foundation granted $1K to Lily Creek Farms to support therapeutic riding lessons.
 
The Clinton County Business Advisory Council awarded the 2020 Integrity Scholarships through the Clinton County Foundation fund.

Burton D. Morgan Foundation announced $250K in grants focused on racial equity.
 
The Greater Toledo Community Foundation awarded $207K in grants to 13 different nonprofit organizations around the area.
 
The Knox County Educational Service Center, through a grant from the Knox County Foundation, is funding The Knox Summer Manufacturing Camp.
 
With support from Procter and Gamble, the United Way of Greater Cincinnati is handing out boxes full of masks, sanitizers and other PPE to community members and organizations.
 
Gay Su Pinnell pledged $7.5M through her donor-advised fund at the Columbus Foundation to endow a clinical professorship in reading and to support children’s reading and literacy programs.
 
The Troy Foundation approved grants totaling $166K to 15 organizations.

Nationwide Foundation is focusing on Columbus' Linden neighborhood in the 2020 Pediatric Innovation Fund gift to Nationwide Children's Hospital.
 
Thanks to a donation from the Lubrizol Foundation, everyone who pre-registered for the drive-through food distribution was eligible to receive a combination of produce, dairy, bread and a sweet treat – Girl Scout Cookies.
 
Skyline Chili President and CEO Kevin McDonnell and his wife Erica established the Skyline Chili Fund in partnership with the Greater Cincinnati Foundation to give better access to quality pre-schooling for low-income families in the region.
 
Tantrum Theater’s COVID-19 Audio Series, produced in coordination with the Racial Equity Coalition of the Athens Foundation, will air on WOUB Radio.
 
The Greater Columbus Arts Council announced the official opening of its new office and gallery.
 
Joy Roth, president of the Ottawa County Community Foundation, passed away last week.

Battelle donated $2.15M to the Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation.
 
Western Reserve Playhouse received emergency funding from the Bath Community Fund, an Akron Community Foundation affiliate fund.
 
The LeBron James Family Foundation formed a new partnership with an Akron event center to bring students a space to play and learn.
 
The Cleveland Jewish News received a grant from the Samuel H. and Maria Miller Foundation.
 
UnitedHealthcare donates $595K to nonprofits in Ohio.
 
The Miriam Rosenthal Foundation for the Arts is making an additional $75K grant, to add to their previous $300K grant, to local arts organizations to aid them in meeting critical needs as they create new ways to engage artists and the community.

The AK Steel Self-Reliance Award Fund of the Foundation for the Tri-State Community announced award winners.
 
State Farm Neighborhood Assist program is offering $25K grants.


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