Ohio Philanthropy News - June 22, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

Strategies to End Homelessness already has raised $30,000 for the summer surge thanks mostly to funding provided by the Greater Cincinnati Foundation.
Clean needle program for drug users is running out of money. The Columbus Foundation, where Dan Sharpe, vice president of community research and grants management, said staff members have agreed to convene interested parties to learn how discontinuation of the program might affect the community.
KeyBank Foundation awards $1 million to Vocational Guidance Services
More than $20K awarded in local community grants by The Community Foundation for Crawford County.
Summer camp, funded by a grant from AEP, changes image of manufacturing jobs for teens
OSU-Newark summer camp gives adolescents an early taste of campus life. The camp costs $250, but the Licking County Foundation provided scholarships for 10 participants to help broaden the program’s reach.

Plans for growth abound at Lincoln Center. Team Honda offered volunteer support to the center on Friday for Honda’s annual “week of service;” Lincoln Center is also an active location for the summer lunch program, made possible by the Troy Foundation.
Thousands utilize John Legend Theater in venue’s first school year. With additional contributions from John Legend, Speedway, The Turner Foundation, The Springfield Foundation, and Security National Bank — the funds to revive the portion of the building totaled close to $900,000.
Madisonville assistance center: A home away from home. United Way of Greater Cincinnati and Greater Cincinnati Foundation are major funders.
Scioto Foundation gives nearly a half of a million in scholarships
The Raymond Wean Foundation distributes $643,500
STEM grants received from the Gulfport Energy Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
Erie Community Foundation reveals 10 recipients of 'Transformational Philanthropy 2.0' grants
Northeast Ohio nonprofit helps people cope with Parkinson's disease. InMotion, which offers various classes every day, is virtually free, funded by the Cleveland Foundation and other donations.
New ads warn, ‘Don’t live in Denial, Ohio; talk to your kids about opioids’. The Nationwide Foundation played a primary role in establishing the alliance, donating $2 million to a fund at the Columbus Foundation to pay for the initial work of the community-education campaign.
Mass food distribution to be held in Preble County. “The CareSource Foundation is thrilled to once again be partnering with The Foodbank to provide much needed food to our community,” said Cathy Ponitz, vice president of the CareSource Foundation.
Grant awards announced by Sisters of Charity of Canton
World Refugee Day picnic, sponsored by the Community West Foundation, celebrates global cultures

Akron Community Foundation names Thomas Knoll 51st Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award winner

$15,000 grant given to Lorain County Free Clinic from the CVS Health Foundation.

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