Ohio Philanthropy News - May 10, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

Hospice of North Central Ohio extends virtual reality therapy to Richland County thanks to a $7,000 grant from the Robert and Esther Black Family Foundation Fund of The Richland County Foundation.
Aspire Program receives Burton D. Morgan Foundation grant.
Insight 2050 studies five central Ohio corridors for dense development; the study is a partnership that includes the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, the Central Ohio Transit Authority, the Columbus Foundation, the Columbus Partnership, the Urban Land Institute Columbus and the cities of Bexley, Columbus, Dublin, Grandview Heights, Groveport, Reynoldsburg, Westerville and Whitehall.
Democratic presidential candidates embrace free college tuition regardless of cost; a report by Philanthropy Ohio found that the state has underinvested in higher education.
Cooper's Mill celebrates 50th anniversary with donations at the cookout benefitting the Community Foundation for Crawford County's Come Home Scholarship fund.
Firms, small towns work to attract attorneys through the Rural Practice Clerkship Pilot Program with funding assistance from the Ohio State Bar Foundation.
The Meigs County Community Fund of the Foundation of Appalachian Ohio awards nearly $23K at their inaugural gala.
Ottawa County Community Foundation funds Genoa Drone Racing program.
Efforts underway to craft a housing strategy for Cincinnati from Local Initiatives Supporting Communities Greater Cincinnati, the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Legal Aid and the Port.
Scioto Foundation holds two-day forum on downtown Portsmouth.

Cleveland Foundation will commit $150 million to increase its community impact.
AEP donates to Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
Great Lakes Brewing Co. awarded first-ever diversity and inclusion event grant from Brewers Association.
Playoff run also benefits the Blue Jackets Foundation.
Robert DeJournett named vice president of opportunity and inclusion for the Greater Akron Chamber as part of the initiative with the city of Akron, Summit County and the GAR Foundation.
Building the behavioral-health workforce with StarkMHAR and Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton.
Redwood Elementary wins fitness contest and receives $5,000 from the Cleveland Clinic and Community West Foundation.

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. 

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