Ohio Philanthropy News - June 26, 2020

Friday, June 26, 2020

Greater Columbus Arts Council and the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts created a website to show off artwork inspired by protests over the death of George Floyd while in police custody.
 
Downtown Dayton Partnership, Dayton Chamber of Commerce and the CareSource Foundation collaborated with other community members and businesses to raise $719K in grant funds to help recover COVID losses.
 
Represent, an organization aiming to boost OTR's black-owned businesses, will hire a full-time director after receiving funding commitments from the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation and Greater Cincinnati Foundation.
 
The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, the Raymond John Wean Foundation and the Youngstown Foundation expand grant-making efforts.
 
The African-American Community Fund, a component fund of The Dayton Foundation, named two new members to its advisory board.

An addiction treatment facility for veterans received a $50K grant from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation to launch an outpatient pilot program.
 
The Community Foundation for Crawford County awarded more than $162K in scholarships to both graduating seniors and current college students.
 
The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley selected Simply Slavic as a recipient of its COVID-19 Arts & Culture Challenge Grant.
 
STEM scholars compete for scholarships and awards in an online State Science Day sponsored by the American Electric Power Foundation, Battelle and others.
 
Three area organizations get grants from the Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund.
 
Mansfield Playhouse is making plans for return to community theater with support from the Richland County Foundation and its donors.

Local children have the chance to receive free books through a collaboration with the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library with Muskingum County Community Foundation serving as the fiscal agent.
 
Dorothy and Bruce Henry are the donors of the newest scholarship fund at the Clinton County Foundation.
 
Marietta Community Foundation continues to aid coronavirus relief efforts.
 
Coshocton Foundation’s Camp Invention is available to 200 local students.
 
According to a new study sponsored by Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, Saint Luke's Foundation, the George Gund Foundation and the Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation, lead exposure sets more Cleveland children on a poisoned-to-prison path.
 
THRIVE received nearly $13K from HealthPath Foundation of Ohio and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton to assist clients.

Good Grief of Northwest Ohio received a $20K grant from the Oswald Supporting Organization of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation
 
The Troy Foundation is offering grants to help residents pay for utilities.
 
YMCA capital campaign aims to make needed improvements with support from Timken Foundation, United Way of Crawford County, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group and the Community Foundation for Crawford County.
 
Licking County Foundation donor profile: The Granville Garden Club.
 
Warren Mayor created a police and community trust initiative with Jennifer Roller of the Raymond John Wean Foundation on the panel.
 
A new project supported by the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters, FADICA, GHR Foundation, the Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and Sisters of Mercy of the Americas aims to give 1,000 sisters $1K each to help those hit by pandemic.
 
Local health heroes will receive the annual Maurice Saltzman Award from the Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation.
 
Burton D. Morgan Foundation awards nearly $1M in entrepreneurship grants.
 
Ottawa County Community Foundation awards $40K in community grants.
 
A Columbus State program will help with rent and provide apartments for homeless students; funding for the first year of the program is nearly $770K from the Beatrice I. and Alan R. Weiler Fund at the Columbus Foundation.

Jewish Federation of Cleveland pushes for safer voting during COVID-19.
 
Barone Family Arts in Education Fund established in honor of Knox County Foundation executive director.
 
The fourth round of Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund totals $415K.
 
ArtsWave announces more than $250K in new grants for African American artists.
 
Community West Foundation grants $1K to meal delivery efforts in Rocky River.
 
United Way of Greater Lorain County renews three-year grant for Clearview, Firelands and Midview school districts.
 
Greater Fostoria Community Foundation announces two new funds.
 
Shelby County United Way earns Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating.
 
Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has awarded over $1M in grants for the first and second quarters of 2020.
 
The Middletown Community Foundation is making significant changes to its Competitive Grant Process.
 
Local nonprofits receive more COVID-19 relief funding from the Akron Community Foundation.


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