Ohio Philanthropy News - October 4, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

The Chamber will honor Paul Edwards, Wayne County Community Foundation, for the Community Achievement Award.

Addiction is top challenge facing Clinton County, says survey from the Clinton County Foundation.

Steven Minter, former head of The Cleveland Foundation, has died.

Toledo flips the switch on new Anthony Wayne Bridge lights with support from Toledo Community Foundation, ProMedica, Owens Corning and Block Communications Inc.

Ribbon cutting welcomes detox facility to Richland county collaboratively funded by the State of Ohio Capital, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Richland County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board, Richland County Foundation, S.N. and Ada Ford Foundation, OhioHealth, Rotary Club of Mansfield, Mid-Ohio AFL-CIO Labor Council and many other individual and corporate donors.

Wellington High School teacher named The Martha Holden Jennings Foundation’s Action Research Fellow.

Greater Columbus Arts Council names award winners.

Jewish Federation of Cleveland raises $1,089,684 on Super Sunday.

Downtown Akron hair-cutting places pop up; a grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation is helping to pay the rent.

Ducro family donates $20,000 for Rising Scholars program through the Ashtabula Foundation to Kent State University at Ashtabula.

Licking County Foundation donor profile: William S. and Sue O. Moore.

Supporters, including Dave and Linda Arbogast, Premier Health-Upper Valley Medical Center, the Troy Foundation, The Robinson Foundation, ITW, Hobart Food Equipment, Hobart Welding and Emerson Corporation in Shelby County, break ground for APAC.

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Arts Challenge Akron chooses 16 projects to receive funding.

United Way of Greater Cincinnati report shows racial gap between nonprofit leadership and the people those agencies serve.

Cleveland Jewish Federation announces Gries Family volunteer award winner.

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture finds small grants can make a big difference.

Crooksville students explore future career opportunities as part of a program put on by the Muskingum County Community Foundation.

Baker's Collision and Service celebrates new paint booth thanks in part to a $50,000 interest free loan from the Richland County Foundation.

Cleveland Foundation makes $17 million in grants for third quarter.

Wayne County Community Foundation names new board member.

United Way of Greater Cleveland names new CFO.

Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation grants released.

How one local initiative is harnessing the power of public-private partnerships including Nationwide Foundation, Columbus Foundation and Cardinal Health in the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance.

Deceased victims’ families will get $233K each from The Dayton Foundation fund.

New Albany Community Foundation in focus: well-being movement maintains momentum.

WorkAdvance program fills workforce gaps with funding secured from The Raymond John Wean Foundation.

FIRST and Abraxas receive grants from Richland County Foundation.

Looking at next steps to improve education, David Estrop and Ted Vander Roest of the Springfield Foundation weigh in.

The Cleveland Foundation’s Common Ground conversation leads to volunteer database.

Bryan Area Foundation highlights new bike racks with giveaway.

Toledo moves another step closer to universal pre-K with support from the city of Toledo, Toledo Public Schools, Washington Local School District, Toledo Community Foundation, ProMedica and the United Way of Greater Toledo.

Three Arches Foundation welcomes new board member.

Walnut Grove provides place for all to play supported by the Hine Memorial Fund of the Youngstown Foundation, Swanston Community Foundation and the Western Reserve Health Foundation.

Everyday heroes honored for lifting up central Ohio; the honoree received a $10,000 grant from the Columbus Foundation for a charity of her choice.

Programs, supported by the KnowledgeWorks Foundation, aim to help Ohioans return to school.

Wayne County Community Foundation names Ben Franklin award winners.

Defiance Area Foundation welcomes new officers.
Five new parking lots, nearly 200 parking spots coming to downtown Mount Vernon thanks to the Ariel Foundation and several local entities.

Ohio State Bar Foundation announces 2019 award winners.

Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation announces name change to Ohio Access to Justice Foundation.

P3 receives grant from US Bank.

‘Perk Up’ art creates $500 prizes for Miami Regional students, supported by the Middletown Rotary Club, the Middletown Arts Center, the Middletown Community Foundation, the Department of Humanities and Creative Arts at Miami Regionals.

The Tiffin Foundation is supporting literacy one book at a time

Not just babysitting — initiative aims to improve early childhood education in Akron, supported by the GAR Foundation.

Lorain County United Way to unveil free library at Durling Middle School.

Local nonprofits awarded $480,000 in grants from The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation

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