Ohio Philanthropy News - June 14, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

United Way of Greater Cleveland pivots strategy.
Cleveland marks milestone in Safe Routes to School program with match funding secured by Bike Cleveland from the Saint Luke’s Foundation and the Cleveland Foundation.
Transportation and awareness serve as challenges for career-technical education in Northeast Ohio, according to a report funded by the Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust.
Defiance Area Foundation announces grants.
Eleven Youngstown State University students to spend summer with nonprofits through a program supported by the Raymond John Wean Foundation.
Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Maurice Saltzman Youth Panel allocates $47,000 for community needs.
Tara C. Walker-Pollock joins the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley.
A Cleveland river once oozed and burned; it’s now a hot spot, including the Cleveland Foundation’s Waterways to Waterways initiative.
DCSO welcomes new K-9, made possible by JEGS Performance through Delaware County Foundation donation. 
SRK Ohio employees teaming up with Honda to give back to the Bluffton Community.
Collaborative effort brings about a new bright spot on Main Street, made possible by an Ohio Arts Council ArtsNext grant and matching funds from the Pomerene Center Community Arts Fund through the Coshocton Foundation.
Muskingum County Community Foundation releases 2018 annual report.
Erie Community Foundation celebrates ‘stellar’ 2018.

Could Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Campus be Cleveland's next great arts district? The IFF program is being facilitated by FutureHeights through grants from Fifth Third Bank and the Cleveland Foundation.
iCan Bike Camp teaches physically challenged how to ride, supported by Down Syndrome Association of the Valley and the Youngstown Foundation’s Hine Fund.
Richland County Foundation awards $2 million in grants at June meeting.
Ground broken on Mount Vernon Nazarene University soccer and lacrosse stadium thanks to support from Mount Vernon City Schools, the city of Mount Vernon, Ariel Foundation, Knox County Foundation, First-Knox National Bank and more.

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Cleveland Leadership Center’s Innovation Mission Fellows’ Fighting Poverty with Big Ideas.
Short family supports technology at Warren schools through a fund at the Marietta Community Foundation.
Paul G. Duke Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Columbus Foundation, announces grants.
ArtWorks dedicates first mural of 2019 at Over-the-Rhine's Ziegler Pool; the project was funded by the Carol Ann & Ralph V. Haile, Jr. / U.S. Bank Foundation.
The Dayton Foundation raises more than $500,000 for tornado relief efforts.
St. Columbkille, Holy Family students receive tuition aid from Brookside Gives Back Fund of the Catholic Community Foundation.
Akron Council discusses new collaborative grant award program of the City of Akron and the Akron Community Foundation.
Science teacher from Parma Heights’ Greenbriar Middle School receives $12,000 grant from Cox Communications.

They live in Hamilton, so their student debt gets paid by the Hamilton Community Foundation: What residents are saying about this lauded program.
Akron Public Schools receives more funding to support college and career academies from the GAR Foundation.
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation awards $36,000 in scholarships. 

New Blog Post

Ohio Gives – and generously
With tax filing day here – for both individuals today and then in May for many foundations – my thoughts are turning to discerning the latest charitable giving trends here in Ohio. 
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