Ohio Philanthropy News - May 22, 2020

Friday, May 22, 2020

Grant money from the Defiance Area Foundation was used to make Holy Cross school building more secure.

Oxford Community Foundation receives $3.5M gift; its largest ever.
 
Crisis burdens charities as need for services grows, reports Claudia Herrold of Philanthropy Ohio.
 
New survey shows charitable impacts during COVID-19 Pandemic; Claudia Herrold of Philanthropy Ohio, Lisa Hamler-Fugitt of Ohio Association of Food Banks and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost weigh in. 

Erie County Community Foundation awards $58K in grants.
 
The Community Foundation for Crawford County assists local nonprofits.
 
Cuyahoga County and the Mandel Foundation donate $300K to fund virtual job fairs.
 
American Electric Power helped provide over 107,000 pounds of food with a donation of $25K to the West Ohio Food Bank.
 
Marion Community Foundation's Dean Jacob describes their 2020 scholarships.
 
Pastor Julia Wike named Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley’s first Women Warrior.

Peoples Bank Foundation, Inc. today announced that it donated $25K to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
 
Greater Cleveland COVID-19 announces nearly $1M in grants.
 
Alta Care Group receives grants for purchase of passenger vans from the Hine Memorial Fund of the Youngstown Foundation, Mercy Health Foundation and Alta Care.
 
The Troy Foundation awards Apple grants.
 
Through a grant from The Dayton Foundation, South Community buys minutes for their clients' cell phones to be used for therapy sessions.
 
Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union breaks ground on new site and celebrates by donating $2K to the Muskingum County Community Foundation and others.
 
Spaces announces 50 new emergency relief $1K grants for artists hurt by coronavirus pandemic; this round of grants is funded by The Cleveland Foundation.
 
Ohio State Bar Foundation awards more than $300K to Ohio nonprofits.
 
Ohio Farm Bureau, Pickaway County Community Foundation and Delaware County Foundation are working with local farmers to supply local foodbanks with Ohio raised pork.
 
GreenLight Fund raises nearly $3.5M to help Greater Cincinnati's low-income children and families.
 
Area agency helping those affected by COVID-19 pays for medication or house bills thanks to $40K in special COVID-19 funding from the Raymond John Wean Foundation, the Youngstown Foundation and the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley.
 
Ohio State Bar Foundation grant supports United Way of Greater Cleveland's right-to-counsel educational campaign.
 
Wayne County Community Foundation announces 2020 spring grants.

Richland County Foundation celebrates their 75th anniversary of community giving.
 
Scholarships are announced for Bryan students, including $108K from the Bryan Area Foundation.

Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation offers support to Cleveland Jewish News.
 
O’Neill Center is offering two senior food services during shutdown with support coming from the Marietta Community Foundation.
 
Butler County foundations, Hamilton Community Foundation, Butler County United Way, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Middletown Community Foundation, Fairfield Community Foundation and Oxford Community Foundation, are filling holes with hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants.
 
Columbus Foundation emergency grants surpass $4.6M.
 
The Dayton Foundation raises $1.6M for COVID-19 relief grants.
 
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Saltzman Youth Panel announced $43K in grants.
 
Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards more than $222K to Ohio.
 
The Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation gives $120K in emergency funding to Mahoning Valley organizations.
 
Community West Foundation donated $1K to support the Senior and Community Department's new Friday Curbside Pickup program.
 
United Way of North Central Ohio distributes community relief fund grants to Crawford County organizations.
 
Middletown Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Emergency Fund passes $100K goal.
 
Licking County Chamber announces Facebook $100K grant for local small businesses.
 
Hospice of North Central Ohio receives grant from The United Shelby Fund of Shelby, Ohio.

United Way of Greater Lorain County is raising funds through a contest with Cleveland Browns fullback Johnny Stanton.

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