Ohio Philanthropy News - March 26, 2021

Friday, March 26, 2021

Portsmouth hopes to change its image through a master plan, working with the Scioto Foundation to highlight areas within the city’s existing infrastructure that could spur growth.

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, The Raymond John Wean Foundation and The Youngstown Foundation have set 5 p.m. April 2 as the final deadline for grants through the joint COVID-19 Response and Stabilization effort.
 
The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and the Ross County Board of Developmental Disabilities are pleased to announce that six Ross County projects have received funding through the Landrum Endowment Fund.
 
Working toward a more inclusive, collaborative and engaged Cleveland: Alesha Washington, Marcia Egbert and Dale Anglin pen a guest column.
 
The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio is creating opportunities for a revitalized region.
 
The Special Olympics provides an outlet for Marion County kids and adults during the pandemic thanks to a grant from the Marion Community Foundation.
 
Columbus Foundation distributes $1.3M to nonprofits, assisting local residents.
 
Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund awards nearly $185K in the latest grant round.
 
An anonymous donor gave $15K to the Muskingum County Community Foundation for their spring grant competition.
 
Ohio State’s “Pack at Your House” project is funded through a grant by Kind Columbus at the Columbus Foundation.

Gallia County Community Foundation and the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund awarded a grant to God’s Hands at Work to increase their services through a mobile food pantry.
 
Marietta Community Foundation received a $5K grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation.
 
The Resilience Fund, founded by Athens County Foundation, Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, Rural Action, Voinovich School in Ohio University, Sugarbush Valley Impact Investments and Parkersburg Area Community Foundation, is offering a new round of grants to help businesses and nonprofits position themselves for a strong recovery as the COVID-19 pandemic begins to ease.
 
The Bridges Program, an initiative of Dreams Academy, received funding from the Akron Community Foundation, Summa Health and the Beacon Journal.
 
To date, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland granted $5M from its endowment fund to help the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
The Middletown Community Foundation has continued to support the Middletown Lyric Theatre.
Main Street Lorain members, including the United Way of Lorain County, talk challenges and 2021 plans.
 
Haman Foundation awarded grants totaling $30K to seven Tuscarawas County organizations in March.

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