Ohio Philanthropy News - October 1, 2021

Friday, October 1, 2021

The Coshocton Foundation announced the winner of the Jones Metal Products Adult Legacy Scholarship for non-traditional students.
 
Meg and Dick Ressner created a fund at the Greater Toledo Community Foundation to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Pickaway County Community Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary.
  
A new Cuyahoga Arts & Culture survey showed COVID-19's impact on the arts economy.
 
The Domestic Violence Shelter started an agency endowed fund at the Richland County Foundation.
 
The Community Foundation for Crawford County welcomed new board members.
 
Shea McGrew is a driving force at the Ottawa County Community Foundation.
 
OhioTT is working in partnership with the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio on a profit-sharing rural broadband service.
 
Licking County Foundation: project funds help get the job done.
 
The retiring George Gund Foundation president David Abbott is getting a new role at CWRU's School of Law in 2022.
 
The Troy Foundation will provide funding for Lincoln Community Center’s After-Hours Program.
 
The Cleveland Orchestra announced that Severance Hall will be dubbed Severance Music Center in light of a $50M grant from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation.
 
Maria Heege is stepping down as president and CEO of the United Way of Greater Stark County in March of 2022.
 
Big changes are coming as the United Way of Greater Cincinnati rethinks how it raises and distributes funds.
 
Medina County Arts Council presented their annual awards.
 
The Conservancy for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park purchased the former Brandywine Golf Course with donations from individuals and the Akron Community Foundation, Connor Foundation, GAR Foundation and National Park Foundation.
 
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation awarded Columbus writer Hanif Abdurraqib the genius grant.
 
LeBron James Family Foundation broke ground on I PROMISE Housing in Akron.
 
The Darke County Foundation awarded a grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County.


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Virtual roundtable discussions connect funders to Ohio’s Congressional Delegation
This spring, given the virtual spaces through Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other platforms, we decided to do things a little differently to give more opportunities to our members who may not ordinarily be able to travel to Washington, D.C. to connect with their local congressional members and share their stories.

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