Ohio Philanthropy News - May 1, 2020

Friday, May 1, 2020

An ACT test prep course is offered in virtual format through local donations from the Muskingum County Community Foundation and GEAR UP.
The Dayton Foundation awards 10 local nonprofits with more than $600K in grants.
P&G, Brain Brew Whiskey and United Way of Greater Cincinnati will distribute 100,000 masks.
A Cleveland company is trying to get on the FDA fast track with antiviral spray thanks to the support of a $1M grant from The Cleveland Foundation.
Greater CLE COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund awards more than $3M in grants to local nonprofits.
Lorain County COVID-19 Response Fund awards grants.
The Columbus Foundation is providing help during the coronavirus pandemic.
Cuyahoga County teamed up with the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation to give $200K to the Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center.
Cincinnati Center City Development Corp brings back popular gift card program for round two thanks to funding from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation, P&G's Hispanic Affinity Group, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, The Dianne and J. David Rosenberg Fund, P&G's Asian Pacific American Affinity Group, P&G's Supplier Diversity Group, Kroger Co., St. Xavier Park residents, Jostin Construction, TriVersity Construction, Battle Axe Construction and The Painting Contractor.
Defiance Area Foundation and United Way of Defiance County join forces during pandemic.
Southern Ohio Makers awarded grant from the Foundation of Appalachian Ohio.
Ohio Humanities to award $750K in CARES Act funds to cultural organizations.
Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley awards nearly $100K in Emergency Impact Fund grants.

Harvest of Hope partnered with Marietta Community Foundation and steps up their food delivery service during COVID-19 pandemic.
Owens Corning Foundation donates $10K to the Knox County Foundation.
The Rapid Response Fund at the Greater Toledo Community Foundation awards $350K in grants to local non-profit organizations.
Ottawa County Community Foundation’s Rapid Response effort awards grants.
Community Foundation of Mahoning Valley started a social media challenge, "Share your smile, not your space."
First Financial donates $30K to The Dayton Foundation coronavirus relief fund.
Skyline Chili donates $250K to the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and the United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s COVID-19 Regional Response Fund.
Springfield Foundation awards more than $500K in scholarships.

Meridian HealthCare receives $30K to provide food for residents at facilities from the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley and the Youngstown Foundation.
Cooper Farms donates 21,000 meals to the Ohio Association of Foodbanks.
Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy company, donated $25K to The Dayton Foodbank.
“After the coronavirus, keep the silos down and the dialogue on inequality going.” India Pierce Lee from The Cleveland Foundation weighs in.
Browns, Cavs and Indians have stepped up in a big way during COVID-19 crisis.
Respected teacher, administrator and founding trustee of the Roy A. Hunt Foundation, Richard M. Hunt dies at 93.
“Like the resilient baobab tree, we can create a more integrated and prospering community out of the coronavirus crisis.” Randell McShepard from RPM International Inc. weighs in.
AEP extends utility assistance program through June 30.
Marietta Community Foundation, The Bernard McDonough Foundation, Dale & Courtney Knight and Marietta College donated approximately $40K to local food pantries throughout Washington County.
The Community Foundation for Crawford County is holding a special #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving being held specifically for the COVID-19 crisis response.

Cleveland-area small businesses receive Citizens Bank grants for needs related to the coronavirus crisis.
The Meigs County Community Fund awards $22K in grants.
Alliance housing agency nets COVID relief funding thanks to the fourth round of funding from the Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation, Deuble Foundation, Gessner Family Foundation, Health Foundation of Greater Massillon, Hoover Foundation, North Canton Medical Foundation, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Stark Community Foundation and Timken Foundation of Canton

Community West Foundation comes to aid of caregivers at Fairview Hospital with $100K grant.
Duke Energy Foundation awards additional $80K to greater Cincinnati area hospitals and nonprofit organizations to respond to pandemic.
West Chester & Liberty Strong initiative will raise funds for the Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty during the coronavirus pandemic.
Greene County Community Foundation gives out $145K in grants.
United Way of Pickaway County compiles community resources into a resource guide.
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation 2020 Youth Pathways grants awarded.
Akron Community Foundation approves $62K in grants for nonprofits dealing with the coronavirus crisis.
Catholic Community Foundation’s Diocese of Cleveland Emergency Assistance Fund received $500K donation from Samuel H. & Maria Miller Foundation.

Hospice receives grant from Mohican Area Community Fund.

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