Ohio Philanthropy News - July 19, 2019

Friday, July 19, 2019

Licking County Foundation awards record amount in scholarships.
Exhibits feature women’s history, from suffrage to #MeToo, sponsored by the Reed Fund of The Toledo Community Foundation, ProMedica Memorial Hospital, The Andersons, Bemis Foundation, Cosmopolitan Club & Coterie and more.
New amphitheater officially integrated into Shelby's Black Fork Commons, thanks to a $115,000 grant from the Richland County Foundation.
Outside meeting space draws council, others to downtown, funding from both The Ohio Arts Council ArtsNext grant and the Pomerene Center Community Arts Fund at the Coshocton Foundation.
Improvements to promote fitness in Youngstown park thanks to the Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley, supported by the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Western Reserve Health Foundation, the Swanston Charitable Fund, the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation and the William Swanston Charitable Fund.
The Troy Foundation’s Apple Grant funds awarded.
Foundation for Appalachian Ohio provides scholarships for over 240 students.
New sand volleyball courts, a collaborative effort among the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition and Summit Sports & Social, spike interest in downtown Akron.
Ashland County Cancer Association offers many support services with funding from the United Way of Ashland, the Mohican Area Community Fund and the Ashland County Community Foundation.
Negev Foundation receives Cleveland Foundation grant.
“Dream, build, live” awarded $75,000 from the Scioto Foundation.

FirstEnergy commits more than $1 million to Soap Box Derby to extend title sponsorship.
Highlands Cafeteria legacy lives on through new shelter house; funding from the Springfield Foundation, Clark County Commissioners, Bryce Hill, Arisfor, Highlands Church and CTC.

Delaware County Foundation president to retire.
Legal assistance for low-income tornado survivors through a partnership between the Ohio State Bar Association, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, the Legal Aid of Western Ohio, the Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project and Southeastern Ohio Legal Services.
United Way of Central Ohio to make more diversity on nonprofit boards part of funding process.
Allstate agency owners earn $5,000 grant from the Allstate Foundation for local Special Olympics.
Olmsted Falls High School to transform auditorium into performing arts center with new grant awards from the Harding Family Charitable Trust.
Timken Foundation gives CommQuest $1.6 million.
New book tells stories of opioids; public discussions being funded the Ohio Humanities Council.
United Way of Muskingum, Perry & Morgan Counties celebrates its $800K campaign.

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