Ohio Philanthropy News - October 16, 2020

Friday, October 16, 2020

The Moose Lodge Family Center donated $1K for the Clothes for Kids program through the Defiance Area Foundation.
The Community Foundation for Crawford County Board of Trustees welcomed a new board member.
The Youngstown Foundation awarded $1.25M in grants.
Since the shutdown, Marietta Community Foundation has taken a proactive approach to grantmaking, and now, their donors are following suit.
Bexley Public Library loans original artwork; each of the artists was paid a $400 purchase fee, covered by grants from the Ohio Arts Council, the Bexley Community Foundation’s Susie & Charlie Rath Creative Arts Fund and the State Library of Ohio.
Funding from PetSmart Charities, RedRover, the Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s Animal Welfare Funds, the Elsa Heisel Sule Foundation and the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust allowed Interfaith Hospitality Network to fund a $100K renovation.
Marion Community Foundation and the United Way of North Central Ohio awarded more than $40K in funding to community organizations to support local pandemic relief and recovery response efforts.
Sandy Waters-Holley was named an Everyday Hero by NBC4 and received a $10K grant from the Columbus Foundation to a nonprofit charity of her choice.
Charities and organizations, including The Cleveland Foundation, United Way of Greater Cleveland, KeyBank Foundation, Saint Luke’s Foundation, Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation and Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, believe Clevelanders will continue to be as generous as possible heading into holidays.
The Boardman Schools Fund for Educational Excellence, affiliated with The Community Foundation for the Mahoning Valley, awarded $60K since its inception in 2009 with grants going to teachers within the district.
Midview Schools received two grants aimed at technology - $151K from The BroadbandOhio Connectivity Grant and $104K from the Ohio Collaborative Fund for Educating Remotely and Transforming Schools fund.
The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $863K in grants to area nonprofit agencies during its October meeting for COVID-19 emerging needs.

New data shows donor-advised-fund giving at large community foundations, including The Cleveland Foundation, soared 42% compared to last year.
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation’s golf outing scored $70K for scholarships.

The William M. Neckerman Foundation donated $35K to the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.

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