Ohio Philanthropy News - November 6, 2020

Friday, November 6, 2020

The Dayton Society of Natural History received a $5K grant from Ohio Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal CARES Act of 2020.

Through a partnership between AEP Ohio and Dollar Energy Fund, the Neighbor to Neighbor Program supports families in need with a grant applied directly to their AEP Ohio account.

To help sustain the Marion Palace Theatre, the Marion Community Foundation awarded a $50K grant from the Wopat Community Fund.

The Women’s Fund of Ashland County Community Foundation announced their 2020 grants.

CareSource employees and the CareSource Foundation donated $500K to the United Way of the Greater Dayton Area.

Hearing Speech + Deaf Center received a $2K grant from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and the United Way of Greater Cincinnati that will go toward production of cloth masks with a vinyl window.

Thanks to funding from The Raymond John Wean Foundation and the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Quinby Park in Warren added new security cameras.

Ray Piar and his wife committed $100K to a B&O Trail capital fund with the Richland County Foundation.

The Taft Museum launched a $10.7M campaign to protect its 200-year-old building with contributions from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile/US Bank Foundation, Louise Taft Semple Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Park Service.

The Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club, United Way of Delaware County, Delaware County Foundation and Delaware City Schools worked together to provide meals for families at the Family Promise House.

White Castle established a scholarship fund as part of the Ingram-White Castle Foundation, affiliated with the Columbus Foundation, to honor one of their restaurant managers who was killed in attempted robbery.

The Browns Foundation announced the distribution of $350K to East Cleveland City Schools aimed at helping bridge the digital divide.

Matt Kaulig of Kaulig Racing and Kaulig Charitable Giving Programs was nominated for the 2020 Comcast Community Champion of the Year Award.

Funding from The Cleveland Foundation is helping expand the training and implementation of risk assessment to a handful of police departments.

Erie County Community Foundation's ongoing fundraiser for the Sandusky State Theatre raised $70K so far.

The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded the Center for Nonprofit Leadership in Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration a $86K grant.

Marietta Community Foundation approved grants for several local fire departments.

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s Environmental Stewardship Pillar of Prosperity launched the first round of grants.

Ohio State Bar Foundation celebrated Jennifer Himmelein as the recipient of the John and Ginny Elam Pro Bono Award.

The Greater Toledo Community Foundation believes real joy comes from giving.

Jon and Terese Peters presented a check for $51K to the Sandusky County Communities Foundation that will go toward future scholarships for students in all six Sandusky County high schools, plus Oak Harbor High School in Ottawa County.

Ohio Third Frontier is looking to award $60M in seed funding for tech companies.

United Way of Central Ohio focuses on basic needs, good jobs, student success and strong neighborhoods.

Lorain County Community Action Agency and the United Way of Greater Lorain County partnered together to make sure low-income seniors can maintain the water service they need to stay safe.

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