Ohio Philanthropy News - May 24, 2019

Friday, May 24, 2019

"Hard Dollars in Cleveland." The Cleveland Foundation ramps up its impact investing.
 
The Community Foundation for Crawford County teamed up with First Federal Community Bank to present two unique scholarships designed to attract college graduates from Crawford County to return home to live and work.
 
Each year, the Ashtabula Foundation gives nearly $1 million to support our community’s charities, educational groups and churches.
 
Bounce’s new Generator nods to Akron’s past while looking to build the future, funded in part by Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
 
Sisters Health Foundation awards grants to local groups.
 
Judith Wolkoff to receive Irene Zehman Volunteer Award at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2019 Women’s Philanthropy Spring Brunch.
 
AEP Foundation supports their community and Stuff the Backpack.
 
CareSource plans to grow life coaching program.
 
Wayne County Community Foundation donates to Roots & Rhythm.
 
Interact for Health documentary airs on Local 12, WSTR.
 
Knox Community Jazz Orchestra performs on June 2, funded by Knox County Foundation.
 
Bryan Area Foundation honored for ‘Making a Difference.’
 
The Western Reserve Land Conservancy has tapped into corporate partnerships with Dominion Energy to help preserve more land in Northeast Ohio.

Three Lakota educators were surprised with a $1,000 Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty award for a school project of their choice.
 
Richland County Foundation awarded a record $8.4 million in 2018 grants.
 
MHS graduates receive more than $1.2 million in scholarships, including several from the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
 
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture brings Center for Performance and Civic Practice to Cleveland to hold a Learning Lab.
 
Licking Heights comes 'All Together' for culture, diversity celebration, sponsored by the district and the Licking County Foundation.
 
Come see the updates at Milan Township Hall; work was paid for using grants from the Erie County Community Foundation.
 
Akron Community Foundation launches Center for Family Philanthropy and announces building expansion.
 
TEMS, Bergholz Foundation team to get Stop the Bleed kits into local schools
 
The International Soap Box Derby received a $17,000 grant from the Stark Community Foundation for STEM Initiative.

More than 1,000 sensory awareness kits  were distributed In Lakewood, supported by a grant from Community West Foundation.
 
Regional Target employees build literacy kits at United Way of Greater Lorain County.
 
The recent United Way of Central Ohio campaign raises $22 million with more year-round fundraising. 


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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