Ohio Philanthropy News - June 28, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

The Women's Fund at the Richland County Foundation welcomed five new members.

Stratford Ecological Center receives gift from AEP Foundation.

Erie Community Foundation awards students scholarships.

Cleveland committee unanimously passes lead safe legislation at summit, organized by the United Way of Greater Cleveland, draws hundreds.

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and First Book partnership to get books to kids throughout Appalachian Ohio.

Three Arches Foundation welcomes new board members.

The Raymond John Wean Foundation funds grant to address mass incarceration.

Honda of America Foundation funds swim lessons at the Hilliker Y.

Circleville resident selected for Columbus Foundation fellowship.

Burton D. Morgan Foundation awards nearly $1 million in grants for entrepreneurship initiatives.

$100M allocated to affordable housing in Columbus through The Housing Action Fund, a collaborative project between the City of Columbus, Franklin County and The Columbus Foundation and corporate partners, Columbus Gas/NiSource, Fifth Third Bank, Heartland Bank, Huntington, L Brands, Nationwide Insurance, Park National Bank and PNC.

Lorain County philanthropic groups look for ways to help adult learners at regional meeting hosted by Philanthropy Ohio.

Bikur Cholim opens new Cleveland Heights offices thanks to David and Hedy Adler and Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation.

United Way of Greater Cincinnati board elects new leaders.

Columbus to hear Giving USA results first by lead researcher; presenting sponsors included the Central Ohio Association of Fundraising Professionals, The Catholic Foundation, The Columbus Foundation, JewishColumbus, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Human Service Chamber of Franklin County, Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Philanthropy Ohio, United Way of Central Ohio and The Women’s Fund.

Restoration begins on the Licking County Foundation’s historic Sullivan Building in downtown Newark.

Dave Lieberth named winner of 2019 Akron Community Foundation’s Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award.

ArtsWave approves more than $10 million in grants.

Ariel Foundation awards 5 engineering scholarships.

Catholic Charities fundraiser supporting Camp Christopher. 

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. 

Read more. 


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