Ohio Philanthropy News - March 12, 2021

Friday, March 12, 2021

 

Greater Toledo Community Foundation supported VProject by purchasing 15K pins and 15K bracelets to give to Lucas County residents who received their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
 
Marion Community Foundation is offering a Racial Equity Justice Grant Program and a Teaching, Educating And Classroom Help (TEACH) Grant Program.
 
The Browns Barkers donated $1.5K to the Cleveland Browns Foundation to help area young people.
 
The Venture for America Cleveland program is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation, the George Gund Foundation, KeyBank and the Ohio Third Frontier program.
 
The Gallia Community Foundation at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio announced $10K in grants through a partnership with FAO’s I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund.
  
Shaker Heights utility box designs will continue for another year with support from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
 
Defiance College received a $4.5K gift from the Keith Hubbard Family Fund at The Defiance Area Foundation.
 
The Boys & Girls Club of Washington County received $40K from Marietta Community Foundation’s Community Impact Fund.
 
Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund has awarded more than $11.5M to date.
 
Columbus Foundation, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, city of Columbus, Columbus State Community College, Jewish Family Services, National Digital Inclusion Alliance, Partners Achieving Community Transformation, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Smart Columbus and the YWCA joined to start a new local initiative to help more people gain access to computers and affordable broadband.
 
The Community Foundation of Lorain County turned its efforts to supporting mainly nonprofits that focus on emergency assistance, youth and education programs with their COVID-19 response fund.
 
Installed Building Products Foundation granted $80K to two Toledo-area nonprofits.
  
Shelby County United Way awarded $150K to the Alpha Community Center and the Mercy Mission House to start their capital campaign to bring emergency housing programming to Shelby County.
 
Jewish Federation of Cleveland Young Leadership Group $1K microgrant partially funded the Black-Jewish dialogue group, “Rekindle.”
 
DoorDash awarded $5K grants to 32 Cincinnati restaurants to help offset costs of running a restaurant amid a global pandemic.
 
LeBron James joined an expanding national movement that mixes community needs into the formula for socially responsible projects.
 
The Greater Fostoria Community Foundation partnered with Good Shepherd Home to establish a new donor advised fund.

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