Ohio Philanthropy News - November 1, 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019

Northeast Ohio foundations are targeting funds more tightly; weighing in are Deborah Aubert Thomas, Philanthropy Ohio; Anne Goodman, St. Luke’s Foundation; Susanna Krey, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland; Nancy Mendez, United Way of Greater Cleveland; Deborah Hoover, Burton D. Morgan Foundation; and Christine Mayer, GAR Foundation.

Woodridge district launches career program with support from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
 
Habitat for Humanity home in Port Clinton coming along quickly with much of the funding coming through a grant from the Ottawa County Community Foundation.
 
Turning Foundation and the Raymond John Wean Foundation grants give more than $50,000 to area teacher.
 
Endowment fund created through the Columbus Foundation to support Haven House.
 
The Diverse by Design Award for Courageous Leadership goes to the Greater Cincinnati Foundation for its body of work supporting racial equity.
 
Region’s tornado recovery will span into next decade with The Dayton Foundation partnering with Miami Valley Long-Term Disaster Recovery system.
 
Stephen Hoffman and Jehuda Reinharz to head Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation.
 
PNC gives $350,000 in grants for Columbus early education efforts.
 
Port Authority receives $60,000 grant for implementation of Landside Communities Plan in Fairport Harbor from the Cleveland Foundation.

Donor-advised funds broaden support; commenting are Teleangé Thomas, Candid Midwest; Claudia Herrold, Philanthropy Ohio; Margaret Medzie, Akron Community Foundation; Cynthia Andrews, Community Foundation of Lorain County; Carol F. Wolf, Jewish Federation of Cleveland; and August Napoli, United Way of Greater Cleveland.
 
The Women's Fund, an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation of Lorain County, awards over $20,000 in grants.
 
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s Learning Lab launches into second session.
 
Making space for change: As People’s Liberty ends, two new entities come to Cincinnati.
 
The Western Reserve Land Conservancy and Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation awarded more than $35,000 in grants.
 
Cleveland Play House holds free performance of A Christmas Story thanks to The George Gund Foundation.
 
Erie Community Foundation awards $7.2 million.
 
Fredericktown Community Fire District awarded grant for sonar thanks to The Ariel Foundation.
 
Montpelier Area Foundation celebrates with Hope Community Center in Montpelier.
 
North Canton Playhouse debuts new digs thanks to support from the Hoover Foundation, The Timken Foundation, the Ralph L. Wilson Philanthropic Fund, the Calvin B. and Anna K. Turnbull Memorial Fund and the Dale L. Schaffner Charitable Fund at the Stark Community Foundation

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