Ohio Philanthropy News - June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

NEOMED Department of Psychiatry receives $7.5 million grant
"I am grateful for the impact this partnership is having locally and across the state," said Rick Kellar, president of Peg's Foundation.
Nationwide Children's gets another $10M for pediatric research – making $100M total from namesake insurer's foundation
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.'s foundation has donated another $10 million toward pediatric research at Nationwide Children's Hospital – making for a cumulative $100 million over the past decade.
MHS Class of 2018 receives scholarships, awards
Among the awards were the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Bachtel Scholarships which were presented to Rachel Kesterson and William Levi Chapman, both for athletic excellence, and Savannah Hope Diehl and David Cole Hofffman, both for academic excellence.
Mansfield In Bloom to deliver hanging baskets
The beautiful hanging baskets are made possible by the hard work and dedication and of the members of the Mansfield Beautification committee and a grant from the Richland County Foundation and generous donations from local businesses and individuals.
Dominion allocates $39000 in local grants
The awards are part of $72,000 in total grants for 15 Ohio groups working to improve natural spaces or encourage environmental stewardship.
Wright State leader honored by United Way of Greater Cincinnati
Mike Manzler, WSU associate general counsel, was recently awarded the 2018 Ruth W. and Robert I. Westheimer Award for Continuous United Way Leadership by the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.
Licking County Foundation donor profile: Drs. Thomas and Mary Beth Hall
Tom has served on the LCF Scholarship Review Committee for 15 years, they support the Sullivan Building Project, and have made a planned gift to Licking County Foundation.
Cincinnati dietician has created the People's Pantry program to turn old newspaper boxes into artful 24/7 food pantries
This $10,000 grant from People’s Liberty covers supplies for local artists to paint the boxes and gift cards for the community champions to buy goods to fill them.
Leadership Akron announces recipients of 2018 Read Family Difference Maker Award
Leadership Akron is presenting the 2018 Read Family Difference Maker Award to Laura Culp, Ron Kopp, Kyle Kutuchief, Amanda Leffler and Brian Pollak for their roles in creating the working relationship between Leadership Akron and Torchbearers, an Akron-based young professionals group.
Red Cross exceeds campaign goals
“Thank you to Honda, Lee’s Chicken, Miami Valley Career Technical Center, Hartzell Propeller, Piqua Community Foundation, Second National Bank, Clark State, DP&L, Wayne HealthCare, Troy Foundation, Lydia Schaurer Memorial Trust, Springfield Foundation, Harry Stephens Memorial Inc., and Darke Rural Electric Round Up Foundation for supporting your local Red Cross chapter, and to our volunteers who helped make the homes of the Northern Miami Valley safer,” said Chapter Executive Lynne Gump.

Free public WiFi coming to downtown Covington - with celebration
Renaissance Covington is partnering with Cincinnati Bell on the fiber-based network, which is being funded through private funds from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation, R.C. Durr Foundation, and from Rebekah Gensler and Matt Butler.
Dr. Laurie Anne Rhodebeck Memorial Scholarship winners announced
The Trustees of the Friends of the Crawford Park District established the Dr. Laurie Anne Rhodebeck Memorial Scholarship this past winter in association with the Community Foundation for Crawford County.

ArtsaRound receives South Central Power Foundation grant
ArtsaRound has received a $500 grant for Arts Enrichment classes at the Pathways School for Success in Circleville from the South Central Power Foundation.

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