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Ohio Philanthropy News - May 12, 2023

Daniel J. Cohn is the new executive vice president and chief strategy officer of the Mt. Sinai Health Foundation.

Ohio Philanthropy News

Daniel J. Cohn is the new executive vice president and chief strategy officer of the Mt. Sinai Health Foundation.

The Marietta Community Foundation administered nearly $500,000 to 65 students this year and awarded students of the Mid-Ohio Valley with more than 60 annual scholarship funds.

Thanks to matching funds and donations from several Mahoning Valley organizations, including $8,000 from the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, a sensory room is under construction at the Boardman Library. 

The Richland County Foundation is supporting summertime programs focused on children.

The Women’s Fund, an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation of Lorain County, aims to end period poverty.

Cleveland is poised to gain two citywide internet services and get the project over the finish line; the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Foundation and the David and Inez Myers Foundation are matching the city's money with a $20 million investment of their own.

Up to 200 students in Coshocton County will have the opportunity this summer to attend Camp Invention programs through the commitment of the area’s many community leaders, including the Coshocton Foundation.

The Joe Burrow Hunger Relief Fund was created at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) in July 2020. With support from the Ohio Legislature, FAO matched that initial investment dollar for dollar; now, the Joe Burrow Hunger Relief Fund stands at more than $1.65 million. 

Operation Clean Duds received $1,000 from the Defiance Area Foundation to assist with purchasing laundry supplies to help Defiance community residents.

Ashland County Community Foundation President/CEO Jim Cutright contacted a young couple who recently established their charitable fund. They chose to grant $3,000 to sustain the new slow cooker program at Associated Charities for an entire year.

Toilynn O’Neal-Turner works with like-minded organizations who share her vision of creative empowerment, like The Port, Artswave, Duke Energy, Greater Cincinnati Foundation and Haile Foundation, to preserve and transform the majestic Regal Theater in the Robert O’Neal Multicultural Center. 

The Conneaut Foundation and the Conneaut Chamber of Commerce have partnered for a 2023 grant cycle; up to $7,000 will be awarded to eligible charities serving the greater Conneaut area this year.

ArtsForward, a regranting program dedicated to advancing and implementing the Akron/Summit Cultural Plan, received support from philanthropic partners, including the Akron Community Foundation, Burton D. Morgan Foundation, GAR Foundation and Knight Foundation.  

Hudson Community Foundation awarded $33,500 in spring 2023 grants to 11 not-for-profit organizations that serve people's needs, promote arts and culture and enhance the quality of life in Hudson.

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