Ohio Philanthropy News - June 12, 2020

Friday, June 12, 2020

Alicia Prieto Langarica was named this week’s Community Foundation of Mahoning Valley’s Women Warriors honoree.
Robert Hunt, superintendent of Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools, was selected to receive the 2020 Ohio Superintendent Outstanding Performance Award by the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.
Village merchants launch ‘Uplift YS’ fund in partnership with the Yellow Springs Community Foundation.
The Resilience Fund offers grants to struggling businesses and nonprofits; the founding agencies are Rural Action, the Ohio University Voinovich School, Athens County Foundation, Sugarbush Valley Impact Investments, the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation.
Jeffrey Scott was named the new executive director of Knox County Foundation.
Cooper Farms donates money and eggs to The Ohio Association of Foodbanks.

Wayne County Community Foundation’s GIVE 365 Program awards grant.
Muskingum County Community Foundation is involved in helping students find their path after high school graduation.
Phelan Insurance and Westfield Insurance Foundation donate to Shelby County CASA.
A working group of leaders from the city, TPS, Washington Local Schools, ProMedica, and the Greater Toledo Community Foundation are continuing discussions about how to make a universal pre-K program happen.
CareSource Foundation awards funding for home rebuilding efforts.
Scalerator NEO, sponsored Burton D. Morgan Foundation and the Richard J. Fasenmyer Foundation, is bringing on 11 companies to its fourth cohort.

International Rett Syndrome Foundation received $30K from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and the United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s COVID-19 Regional Response Fund.

The Columbus Foundation’s The Big Give received a record-setting $1.5M bonus pool committed by The Harold C. Schott Foundation, Huntington and Grange Insurance.
Dayton Foundation launches community-focused initiative.
Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund announces grantees.
Healthy Lakewood Foundation donates more than $130K to address COVID-19 community needs.
Hospice of North Central Ohio receives estate gift in Mrs. Patterson’s memory from the fund at The Ashland County Community Foundation.
The Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation, Cleveland Foundation, George Gund Foundation, Cleveland VOTES and the Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio contributed $40K to help count hard-to-reach populations in the 2020 U.S. Census.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation started the Fund for Racial Justice with $5K to help pave the path to equity.

Marietta Community Foundation provides $20K to feed children during the summer.
ArtsWave fundraising will continue through August.
United Way of Coshocton County distributes $10K in pandemic relief funding.
Madyson Woodburn earns $10K scholarship from Medical Mutual.
Skyline Chili Foundation donates $250K to fight against racial injustice.

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