Ohio Philanthropy News - May 17, 2019

Friday, May 17, 2019

CareSource Foundation awards grant to NAMI Southern Ohio.
Better Business Bureau announces Torch Awards; including The Youngstown Foundation for Nonprofit Excellence.
Scioto Valley local schools receive grant award from the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
Mansfield YMCA’s splash pad is first of its kind, with funding from the Richland County Foundation.
Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Yom Ha'atzmaut draws more than 1,000 to Cleveland celebration.
Four individuals named ‘extraordinary women’ for service to Clark Co. by The Women’s Partnership Funds, an affiliate of the Springfield Foundation.
Muskingum County Community Foundation recognizes leaders new and old who have made lasting impact in community.
How diapers, socks and underwear help hundreds of Hamilton County kids in the child welfare system; this pilot program is funded by The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation.
Cocoon receives $6,224 grant from the Waterville Community Foundation and Toledo Community Foundation.
50 summer scholarships awarded to local students, including scholarships from the Scioto Foundation.
Marshall Family Fund created at Wayne County Community Foundation.

Akron embarks on arts and culture plan funded with $200,000 split evenly by the GAR Foundation and John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Nearly $2 million distributed at Bryan's scholarship night, including $112,350 from the Bryan Area Foundation.
94 best-all around students honored by The Columbus Youth Foundation, a supporting foundation of The Columbus Foundation.
Cleveland park will be named for fallen police officer; funding was provided by Saint Luke's Foundation, The Cleveland Foundation, the Cleveland Browns, The Western Reserve Land Conservancy and LAND Studio.

Community Foundation for Crawford County raising money for Come Home Scholarships.
First free legal clinic serving the LGBTQ community launches in Ohio following grants from the Cleveland Foundation, the State Bar Association, and the Victims of Crime Act.
How would 21 teens better Cleveland with $25,000? United Way of Greater Cleveland gave them a chance to find out.
Gail joins the Raymond John Wean Foundation as Capacity Building Officer.
Southwest Community Health Foundation names executive director.
Columbus' generosity shines in 2019 Corporate Citizenship Awards class, presenting sponsor The United Way of Central Ohio.
Baldwin-Buss House Foundation in Hudson receives $10,000 grant from the Priscilla Graham Fund of the Akron Community 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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